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

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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]

Maiden to Mother Ebook ReLaunch!

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This eBook has been a labor of love and I am pumped to share the revised and updated version with you today!  A new cover and a totally redesigned layout, making it easier to read and way prettier to look at it! If you are trying to conceive, pregnant or a new mom – then… [read more]

Yup, I am Gonna Talk About Vaginal Steam Baths

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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, so here it goes… Vaginal steam baths are basically a detoxing facial for your lady parts.… [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

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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]

Herbs for Fertility

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Want more information on conceiving? Check out my ebook From Maiden to Mother: The Mama and Baby Love Guide to a Conscious Childbearing Year An interesting thing started to happened when I got my period back at 19 months post partum.  The desire to have baby number 2 started slowly creeping in.  I have always… [read more]

Our Lady of La Leche

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  Our Lady of La Leche is an amazing little Catholic shrine in St. Augustine, Florida.  I first heard about this place from a dear friend of mine.  She brought me back a necklace and prayer card from her visit.  For a long time I wore the necklace and prayed hard for my sweet Penelope… [read more]

This Moment: Return to Fertility

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Did you see my article in the Summer Edition of Rhythm of the Home?  I love being a part of this publication. I am as proud of the pictures, as I am of the article! I still have a long way to go, in regards to my photography skills, but to those of you who… [read more]