Questions to Ask Yourself Before Having a Home Birth

It’s been three years since I gave birth to my son in my bedroom, in the water, in a horse trough…despite nay sayers (pun intended)! Seriously though, I’ll always be grateful for the opportunity to birth naturally in the comfort of my own home, because I know not everyone has the resources available to do … Continue Reading

Raw Chocolate is Good for You!

I remember the first time I ever heard that chocolate was good for you, I almost cried (seriously). I mean, really? Yeah, we’ve all heard the reports about dark chocolate, small portions, boosting sex drive, blah, blah, blah. These reports only satisfied us for a moment though, making us feel not so *guilty* about stuffing … Continue Reading

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

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