July 8, 2018

      I am talking to you, the families that are expecting a baby, or babies, and those with newborns. You, yes you with those tired eyes. Those folks that are surprised by how much it takes to care for a baby. Moms that feel like a shower, food and a nap would be amaz...

April 16, 2018

I love breakfast. I could eat it all day long.

2nd breakfast? Sure

When we were growing up, we ate eggs almost everyday. 1 poached egg on 1 piece of toast. 

with TEA. Always hot tea. Saturday was waffles or pancakes. 

My father only had coffee in the morning. This seemed w...

April 16, 2018

Why start a convo about how Black Women in the United States are more likely to die from  pregnancy related complications? 

Why would I, a White Woman, post about this?

Why is RACE considered into the equation?

Should ALL women be given the very best care and easy ac...

January 24, 2018

After you have a baby, it may seem like you will never have alone time with your spouse again. But fast forward a few months and you are ready for a date night! However, finding a trust worthy person to watch your precious baby may seem scary, overwhelming and nerve ra...

November 27, 2017

When I first started out as a pregnant woman, I thought I would breastfeed and it would be super easy. I figured I'd give birth without drugs,  feed my baby with ease and basically do everything I thought right. I was very sure of it. Anyone relate?

Fast forward to my f...

November 21, 2017

We are so very thankful for family. For many years we did not live close to our extended family. Now, we live near our 2 grown daughters. We can walk to each other's homes. We get to see one another as often as we like. We can talk birth, babies and sleep all day. We d...

September 17, 2017

So, you've made up your mind. You are going to hire a doula. Fantastic! 

Now how do you go about finding the perfect one for you?

Below I will list a few questions to ask yourself, along with tips to help with this decision.


August 16, 2017

When Kristi asked me to write a guest post for her, I immediately knew what I wanted to cover. 


Yep, that's right! While there are plenty of posts on how NOT to interact with your children-in-law, we haven't come across many that give a positive spin on things....

August 7, 2017

One of the most common questions new breastfeeding mamas have is: How do I know if my baby is getting enough milk?

While the only one who can tell exactly how much your baby needs is, well, your baby, there are three key things that you can check for your own peace of m...

June 14, 2017

I love the beach. I grew up going to Ocean City, Maryland every summer. We had a beach house on 130th street. I don't really know how my mom kept us safe and not burned to a crisp, but she did. Sometime during our teenage years, our parents sold that place.  It was my...

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Hi, I am Kristi,

A Doula for Labor and Postpartum moms, Newborn Care Specialist (NCS), Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC)

La Leche League Leader, 

Lamaze Trained Childbirth Teacher

Christian Mom and Grandma, Married to my love for over 25 years.

Former Missionaries to Mexico, Homeschooler, Small Business Owner, Entrepreneur  and a  Great Listener. 


Proverbs 31:26 ESV

"She opens her mouth with wisdom and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue."



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