Yup, I am Gonna Talk About Vaginal Steam Baths


Oh Lordy, y’all are gonna think I am insane. But I have already talked about energy healing, eating my placenta and making sure your uterus is in the right position. Besides, Martha Stewart and Oprah have talked about vaginal steam baths, when I originally posted this article two years ago, and now even good ‘ole Gwyenth is… [read more]

Balancing Hormones for Conception

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Since this spring I have felt the call and tug of a little soul wanting into our family.  At first the tug was gentle and patient because I was not ready yet. I flatly asked the soul for patience during our communication through meditation (check out this guided meditation I recorded to help you connect with… [read more]

Want to Go Green? Rethink the Pill

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Do you think twice about buying non-organic meat from animals injected with hormones? I do. We even raise and slaughter our own chickens to be sure of what we’re consuming. Concerns about the hormones in non-organic meat are widespread. But do we have the same concerns about the effects of the hormones inside the tiny… [read more]

The Period Frown


Tell me, tell me, please, I am not alone in suffering from the period frown. That moment when you realize Aunt Flo has arrived and despite the fact that you are not even trying to get pregnant, actually you are trying to NOT get pregnant, you still frown at the thought of no new life… [read more]

Postpartum is 3 Years, Not 6 Weeks

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That’s a picture of Miss Penelope.  She is almost three-and-a-half. I don’t know where time goes!  Seems like just yesterday I was giving birth to her. It’s weird no longer being a postpartum mom and making the transition to having a kid and not a baby. Did you know that postpartum is technically three years long?… [read more]

Project Conception


When you spend more than a decade doing your darnedest not to get pregnant, you start thinking that the moment you let your birth control guard down a baby will magically appear in your womb. We were so confident conceiving wouldn’t be an issue that we told people, “we aren’t trying, but we’re not NOT trying.” A couple months… [read more]