By Judy Story Web Exclusive It’s about an hour before midnight and our 3 year old is loudly crying, “My Tummy Huuuurts!” The cry is unmistakably panicked and urgent–we both leap out of bed. My husband gets to her first, scoops her up
The Arizona Daily Star reported yesterday that Arizona intends to rethink its laws regarding midwifery and homebirth–laws that have barred women with previous c-sections, those carrying multiples, or those with breech babies from having midwife assisted homebirths. Sarah Macklin, a Tempe mother who
It’s hard to think of a baby being violent or destructive, but the seeds of violence may be planted before a child is born, according to research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. A study carried out there and reported last
“…holding no prisoner to guilt, we become free.” - The Course In Miracles Someone asked me this week, “Have you forgiven so and so for such and such?” And I did the puppy head tilt, “Huh?” This question throws me for a loop.
“I am a Midwife Because…Part II” is the follow-up to the video released last week of the same name, featuring seven different midwives! Learn how the experiences of being a research student, a Peace Corp volunteer, a New York City police officer, and
My husband, Steve and I have wanted a Peace Pole for our garden for years. We were generously gifted money towards one for our wedding almost four years ago, and we thought it would be a great way to celebrate our nuptials. We kept meaning
(Ward can run but he can’t hide) They’re gluten-free, vegan or vegetarian, and they happen to be downright yummy. Bonus recipe because we’ve included Avocado Salsa too! Perfect for Meatless Monday, Taco Tuesday or What the Heck Am I Gonna Make Tonight Wednesday!
It’s summer. Time to lounge around doing nothing more than gazing at clouds. It’s relaxing, amusing, and completely free. The traditional spot to indulge in this pleasurable activity is sitting in the grass. Better yet, lying on the grass. Stay there as clouds drift
With barbeque grills across the country barely cooled off from Father’s Day, I’m reflecting on the pre-release screening I attended last week of Janel Mirendah’s film The Other Side of the Glass — a birth film for and about fathers which has important implications
Birth Centers are a rapidly growing trend in the US, with new facilities opening each year. And while more than 98% of US births still take place in a hospital environment, more and more women and their doctors are exploring the idea that low-risk