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Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   07-08-2012, 02:00 PM
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Does anyone know of an interior painter who does...

Does anyone know of an interior painter who does the Lazure...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   12-14-2011, 08:05 AM
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Some good folks I know are putting together this...

Some good folks I know are putting together this event to help a member of the community save her home AND to help Isadora Leidenfrost to complete her important documentary, Things We Don't Talk...
Forum: Doulas   12-14-2011, 08:01 AM
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It might be helpful to ask your midwife to help...

It might be helpful to ask your midwife to help you get in touch with 2-3 recent clients of hers who have had a doula at their homebirth, to find out what their experiences were. That may give you a...
Forum: WAHMarket   12-14-2011, 07:51 AM
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Views: 1,156
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Exciting plans afoot for Warm Welcome's Premium...

Exciting plans afoot for Warm Welcome's Premium Doula Training next year!
 
Winter- Birth Doula Training at Smith College, Northampton MA. It's been said that this training is really two rolled...
Forum: WAHMarket   09-27-2011, 08:47 AM
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Views: 1,156
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In or near Western Massachusetts? Here's a...

In or near Western Massachusetts? Here's a calendar listing...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   09-27-2011, 08:28 AM
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Views: 160
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Arielle Greenberg & Rachel Zucker, authors of...

Arielle Greenberg & Rachel Zucker, authors of the intimate, challenging Home/Birth: A Poemic...
Forum: WAHMarket   08-29-2011, 02:57 PM
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Views: 1,156
Posted By joyrises
New Continuing Ed class for birth doulas coming...

New Continuing Ed class for birth doulas coming soon- Better Cesarean/VBAC class!
 
How will this mother birth? How will she *feel* about how she births?

Both matter.

My highest hope for...
Forum: WAHMarket   07-25-2011, 01:28 PM
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Views: 1,156
Posted By joyrises
Curious what Birth Doula Training covers?   ...

Curious what Birth Doula Training covers?
 
Topics & Skills covered include:

The lifelong impact of the birth experience
Benefits of healthy birth for birthing mother, baby, partner - the...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   07-22-2011, 05:21 PM
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Posted By joyrises
thank you- fixed!

thank you- fixed!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-22-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,781
Posted By joyrises
Am working my 1st two pairs of socks right now-...

Am working my 1st two pairs of socks right now- one set is 2-at-a-time toe up on one circular, and the other is one at a time on dpns. It was a little cumbersome to try on the cuff of the top-down...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-22-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,490
Posted By joyrises
I posted this same question online a couple of...

I posted this same question online a couple of years ago, when I was trying to decide which craft to devote some serious energy into. In the end, I went for knitting b/c I like the finished look and...
Forum: WAHMarket   07-22-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,156
Posted By joyrises
Midwife Michelle L'Esperance of Warm Welcome...

Midwife Michelle L'Esperance of Warm Welcome Birth Services (http://www.warmwelcomebirth.com) teaches workshops for aspiring and experienced doulas. Known for being insistently practical,...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   07-22-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By joyrises
Cradle (http://www.cradlefamily.com), 3rd Floor,...

Cradle (http://www.cradlefamily.com), 3rd Floor, Thornes Marketplace, Northampton, MA
 
Green River Doula Network (http://www.greenriverdoulas.org)
 
Meet a wide variety of birth doulas,...
Forum: November 2011   07-22-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,521
Posted By joyrises
To put it in a nutshell.... I strongly believe...

To put it in a nutshell.... I strongly believe that the only people at the birth should be those who will be genuinely helpful and truly comforting/inspiring.
 
Helpful" in its finest forms can...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   02-17-2011, 03:49 PM
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Views: 715
Posted By joyrises
Too far for your client, I'm sure, but just as...

Too far for your client, I'm sure, but just as an FYI-
Cradle, Northampton MA- hosts a Single Parents Group (http://www.cradlefamily.com/single-parent-support-group-0).
I know the facilitator &...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   02-17-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
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We loved Sunnyside Childcare Center in...

We loved Sunnyside Childcare Center in Northampton for our LO. Kind people, a wonderful atmosphere. I liked it that they weren't too heavily focused on 'school readiness'... plenty of time for play...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   01-29-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By joyrises
good point- thanks! :)

good point- thanks! :)
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   01-28-2011, 10:20 AM
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Views: 564
Posted By joyrises
The Green River Doula Network...

The Green River Doula Network (http://greenriverdoulas.org/find-a-doula), a non-profit association of doulas & other perinatal professionals, will be having another Meet the Doulas event. Come &...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   01-28-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By joyrises
How long do they last in the fridge? Mine are in...

How long do they last in the fridge? Mine are in glass and immersed in brewed kombucha tea... but they've been there for months. Are they ok if they look & smell normal?
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-05-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
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I have upgraded to a big zippered bag (ban...

I have upgraded to a big zippered bag (ban velcro!) that holds all my WIPs. I limit myself to three at a time- one easy one that I can do while socializing or helping my kids with their homework,...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-05-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,279
Posted By joyrises
How about thrumming with angora or something...

How about thrumming with angora or something else really soft? This project for thrummed mittens (http://www.knittingonthenet.com/patterns/mittensthrummed.htm) is high on my 'next projects' list.
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   01-05-2011, 08:19 AM
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Views: 715
Posted By joyrises
Asa Spelman in Hadley has a Waldorf-oriented...

Asa Spelman in Hadley has a Waldorf-oriented home daycare that sounds sweet. Haven't been there, but I would check it out if I were looking.
1 413.587.4260
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   01-05-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By joyrises
Hi, Lillitu- You're right, Northampton MA is...

Hi, Lillitu-
You're right, Northampton MA is right up there for at least most of your requirements, including being queer-friendly. I have lesbian friends & clients who have had babies through...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   12-07-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By joyrises
Here's a place I always check- Macaroni Kid....

Here's a place I always check- Macaroni Kid. (http://amherst.macaronikid.com/calendar/)
There's also the Academy of Music (http://www.academyofmusictheatre.com/event-calendar/) in Northampton....
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   10-31-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By joyrises
Hello, mamas... wondering what's happening for...

Hello, mamas...
wondering what's happening for group activities for younger homeschoolers in Western Mass, esp. on Thursdays. Any suggestions?
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