Tag Archives: postpartum

Postpartum Life: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

You know what’s a little nuts? Having a 3 day old infant sleeping away in the bed at 3 AM while you, on the other hand, cannot sleep. Yes, kids, I have postpartum insomnia. I’m not surprised, since I’ve had … Continue reading

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I Ask The Experts: Toddler Naps, Afterbirth Pains

I have a couple of challenges and need your suggestions. These aren’t questions emailed to me from readers, they’re mine-all-mine. Here goes:   Toddler Nap Tips? Ruby will be 2 in July, and I think she may be giving up … Continue reading

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Natural Moms Podcast #154

My guest this week is Nichi Kuechle of My Healthy Beginning.com. Nichi is a Parent Coach, Childbirth Educator, Doula, and Craniosacral Therapist, and Mom. We are talking about the “Fourth Trimester”, the postpartum period. Nichi is sharing tips on postpartum … Continue reading

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Countdown to Baby: A Weekly To Do List

Now that I’m in my 30th week of pregnancy, I sat down and created a weekly checklist of things I want to accomplish. Partly to simply pass the time in these final looooong weeks, but also so I feel a … Continue reading

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Make Postpartum Life Easier: Kitchen Edition

After this baby arrives, I don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Source: pinterestoffer.com via Scully on Pinterest   At least for the first few weeks, I don’t want to cook. And I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Natural Moms Podcast #144

My guest this week is Cathy Daub, founder of BirthWorks.org. BirthWorks is a non-profit organization that certifies women to become childbirth educators and doulas (for more information about hosting a workshop, click here). They offer childbirth preparation classes and can … Continue reading

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How To Enjoy The Postpartum Period

It’s hard to believe my little one is almost 9 months old. She has almost 4 teeth. She can say “mama, ba-doo (brother), ba-per (diaper), neeeee!! (nurse). She’s crawling. Backwards, but that counts. It seems like yesterday I was kissing … Continue reading

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Handy Spray Review

While I was pregnant, I was contacted about reviewing the Handy Spray. In a nutshell, Handy Spray is a hand-held “bidet” that hooks right on to your toilet and doesn’t require a plumber to install. It took my husband about … Continue reading

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Challenges of Being a New Mom

photo credit: mahalie During our pregnancies, especially with our first baby, many of us spent a lot of time imagining what motherhood would be like. We saw peaceful scenes in our mind like rocking our babies in a recliner while … Continue reading

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