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Unassisted birth turn transfer: Julio’s birth story

Before I write my birth story I feel that like any unassisted birth you need to have this disclaimer for those who don’t understand the reasons why we want to have an unassisted birth. So why are we turning to unassisted birth? To be honest it may be because we know this is they way we… Continue reading Unassisted birth turn transfer: Julio’s birth story

women talking about birth services
Pregnancy and Birth

How do you know if you have found the perfect midwife?

Finding the perfect midwife! In order to find the perfect midwife, it may take some time. You may need to interview a few but that will ensure you have found the right one. The thing is what questions should you be asking to make sure they are the right one. So who is the right… Continue reading How do you know if you have found the perfect midwife?

You have several options when it comes to your provider during pregnancy, but what are they?
Pregnancy and Birth

What options do I have for providers?

Did you know that the perfect provider is out there for you? For me and this pregnancy, I am my perfect provider. I listen to myself, I do my own prenatal testing and I am happy with my care. Those are all the same things you should expect from your perfect provider. Let's break down… Continue reading What options do I have for providers?

Tips, tricks and advice to survive the last 12 weeks of pregnancy
Pregnancy and Birth

How to survive the last 12 weeks of pregnancy

So you have made it to 28 weeks and are so exciting to be nearing the end. The excitement of meeting your new baby is like anything else you have ever experienced. So what should you expect these last 12 weeks and how will you survive these last few weeks of just wanting to give… Continue reading How to survive the last 12 weeks of pregnancy

A complete guide to help during the first trimester of pregnancy
Pregnancy and Birth

A complete guide to the pregnancy first trimester

The first trimester of pregnancy is defined as the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, most of those you may not even know you are expecting. It becomes an exciting time when those beautiful two lines appear. In this guide, I will cover what to expect during this time and ways to support your growing pregnancy.… Continue reading A complete guide to the pregnancy first trimester

Finding a homeschool and work balance when working from home.
Homeschool

How to balance working from home and homeschooling

I often get asked how I am able to balance homeschooling and still working a full-time job from home. In this post on this blog, you won't find anything but the truth from me. These are my experiences and I wanted to share them with those looking for those honest stories and experiences. Alright, let's… Continue reading How to balance working from home and homeschooling

What to expect in your second trimester
Pregnancy and Birth

What to expect in your second trimester

If you are between 13-27 weeks you are now in your second trimester. This is an exciting time for most parents, a safer zone if you will. Between 20-24 weeks is when the viability window for a baby to survive if they are born prematurely. Now in your second trimester, you may feel the "morning"… Continue reading What to expect in your second trimester

A fun activity to help children get involved in the family garden
Homeschool

Teaching the love of gardening to children

Living in Florida I loved having the weather for gardening but I never had much space. At one point we hung some plants of the banner and that gave us some herbs and even potatoes. Now living in a larger home with an incredible yard we started a full garden and it continues to grow… Continue reading Teaching the love of gardening to children

5 must research topics for anyone wanting to become a parent.
Pregnancy and Birth

5 things you should research before children

Pregnancy, birth and becoming parents are all such amazing adventures. You never know what to expect at any stage. There is no handbook and everyone has the advice to give about how you should do everything. Before you decide to have children here are five things you should research. Some of these may be no… Continue reading 5 things you should research before children