Natural Cures for Postpartum Blues…

We’ve all heard of “baby blues.” It’s not something you expect to have post baby, but once you have, you hope that you never have to go through anything like that again. After the birth of my twin daughters back in 2004, I had postpartum blues bad. Depression swallowed me up, and it was hard … Continue Reading

Mountain Memories & The Best Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Over the weekend I enjoyed the blue sky, sunshine, beautiful mountain air, delicious bites of hand-picked apples, and the fist clenching cries of a baby who missed his nap time. So much for a peaceful outing lol. Every year we take a trip up to the mountains to load up on fresh apples and pumpkins. … Continue Reading

Hooray for Boobies! Why Breastfeeding is Best!

For the past few generations, breastfeeding has not been the number one choice for new mothers. Most mothers who give birth in the hospital are provided with formula from day one, as an “option,” but rarely are they informed about the differences between bottle and breast. For new moms, particularly younger generations, this decision doesn’t … Continue Reading

Proof is in the Placenta- My Experience with Placenta Encapsulation

In a previous post, I discussed the benefits of placenta encapsulation. During this time I was still pregnant, and I was looking forward to experiencing the advantages this may bring to me postpartum. (To read this post, click here: Benefits of Placenta Encapsulation)This blog is a follow up, to share with readers my thoughts and … Continue Reading