Every pregnancy is different, but here are a few things that some mamas say they ABSOLUTELY NEEDED to make it through their first trimester of pregnancy. This is a time of major changes to our body as it prepares to be the home to our new little being for the majority of the year following your . . .
As soon as you find out that you're expecting for the first time, there is so much excitement around the simple thought of being a parent. And although you've only ever known your baby in utero, it doesn't make you feel like any less of a mother or father. In honor of being on the road to . . .
The one thing I've learned on my journey to a completely natural birth process is that in order for it to be successful, is that I need to surround myself with like-minded people. Unfortunately, mainstream America is all about "doing what's normal," (i.e. strict hospital births, cesareans to avoid . . .
af·firm·a·tion ˌafərˈmāSH(ə)n/ noun 1. the action or process of affirming something or being affirmed. 2. emotional support or encouragement. Ok, so I'm no life coach or positivity public speaker, and as such I thought the best way to start this post was with a definition. I would like to . . .
As a woman who pursues a more organic, natural and eco-friendly lifestyle in a world that most times doesn't care about it, I can not stress enough how necessary it is to have a good support system in this endeavor. I was fortunate enough to minor in sustainability and work in the sustainability . . .
My childhood is filled with memories of country roads, summers with my grandparents, front porch pea shelling, church every Sunday (and those Easter outifts were amazing), playing with cousins, being on drill teams, marching in small town parades, and so much more. Living in a big city now, I don't . . .
Finding out we were pregnant was the highlight of February 2016 for Josh and I. The next week was a whirlwind of joining mama groups, asking my friends about cloth diapering, ordering my Earth Angel Mama Baby Mama-to-Be kit, downloading baby apps, searching for the organic version of everything, . . .