Blog

Homeschool

Our First Visit To The Tennessee State Museum

We recently took our first unschooling trip to the Tennessee State Museum. Let me just say it was amazing. We went room by room and learned about the history of Tennessee by time period.  Before I jump into everything we saw let me start from the beginning. A few important tips take your time, eat… Continue reading Our First Visit To The Tennessee State Museum

Product reviews

The best sleep sack you’ll ever need to buy

I have to be honest and say I have never used a sleep sack before. We normally just put pajamas on the kids and off to bed they so. I wasn't a fan of having to completely take off the sack to change a diaper and running the high possibility of waking up the baby. This… Continue reading The best sleep sack you’ll ever need to buy

Homeschool

Nashville homeschool field trips

As we start out unschooling journey I started to research places I wanted to visit. I wanted to have a list of places that we would enjoy as a family. Places that would offer learning opportunities and the kids would enjoy. After all the options for learning are endless when you are having fun and exploring your… Continue reading Nashville homeschool field trips

Pregnancy and Birth

How to have an easy labor: Fetal Ejection Reflex

For those who have given birth in a place of assistance or watched the movies, you hear the provider tell you when to push. What would happen if we allowed fetal ejection reflex to take over? When a mother is left undisturbed in a place where she feels safe her birth experience will be an… Continue reading How to have an easy labor: Fetal Ejection Reflex

Homeschool

So, you want to homeschool. How do you get started?

You want to start homeschool but where do you start? I am going through this same process and thought why not share my experience as I am going through it. I will go over why we decided to homeschool, our state requirements and homeschool options. You'll also have a link to find your teaching style… Continue reading So, you want to homeschool. How do you get started?

Pregnancy and Birth, Uncategorized

Pre-pregnancy: Fertility & What Color is Your Period?

Okay, be honest, have you ever heard of vaginal steaming? Wait, what?! That doesn't have anything to do with the color of my period. Does it? Actually, it might.  Have you ever thought about the color of your period, and what that might say about your fertility?  Stay with me. I promise it'll be at… Continue reading Pre-pregnancy: Fertility & What Color is Your Period?

Pregnancy and Birth

The Second or Third Unassisted Birth

Your Focus WILL Change When I first discovered the choice of birthing at home, skipping the midwife step, and doing everything all on my own... the whole concept of unassisted birth consumed my waking thoughts. This change in the path from hospital to home was life-altering. I wanted to know everything. I researched pregnancy and… Continue reading The Second or Third Unassisted Birth

Pregnancy and Birth

Everything you need to know on postpartum hemorrhage

Postpartum hemorrhage is certainly a valid fear of many women, especially women that are choosing to birth unassisted. The best way to squash fear is with education. So let's analyze how rare true hemorrhaging is and how to handle it if you do end up in that small statistic! *Disclaimer *IF medical assistance is needed,… Continue reading Everything you need to know on postpartum hemorrhage

Pregnancy and Birth

How to understand the stages of labor?

How many labor stages do you think there are? If you answered four then you are correct. Each and every labor stage is part of having a successful birth and recovery. While you may experience a little different from one person to another we all go through the stages. What are the labor stages? First Stage… Continue reading How to understand the stages of labor?