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Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   04-05-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By amberskyfire
Oh, but if you are coming here looking for a job,...

Oh, but if you are coming here looking for a job, don't bother. It takes years to get a job here. Either bring a job with you that you do from home or start a needed business and hope it does well....
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   04-05-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By amberskyfire
It's amazing here. Simply. Amazing. I have lived...

It's amazing here. Simply. Amazing. I have lived here for almost ten years now and I can't imagine living anywhere else. Our lives are unbelievably wonderful here.

Every person that you ask will...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-22-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 86
Posted By amberskyfire
I know exactly what you mean! I'm also college...

I know exactly what you mean! I'm also college trained as an illustrator and there is just not much time for art when you are a mom.

To control my appetite for art, I got into ATCs. Have you heard...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-22-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 287
Posted By amberskyfire
I have been following the story. The children...

I have been following the story. The children were not removed because the mother had an unassisted birth. The judge actually specifically said that he did not consider UC to be a factor and that it...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-22-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By amberskyfire
My plan is basically always just to hold on tight...

My plan is basically always just to hold on tight and wait until my body starts pushing. You can push earlier, but without knowing if you are dilated, you risk tearing your cervix which can cause...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-22-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By amberskyfire
I also just go to a random clinic to get the test...

I also just go to a random clinic to get the test done. You can avoid raising suspicion if you tell them that you need to get a pregnancy test so that you can apply for Medicaid and get OB care. A...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-22-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By amberskyfire
Aloha! I had both of my babies unassisted and it...

Aloha! I had both of my babies unassisted and it was a wonderful, wonderful experience. What were your past births like? Were you able to experience them physiologically, even though they were in a...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-22-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By amberskyfire
Congratulations! Good job, mama! <3

Congratulations! Good job, mama! <3
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-22-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By amberskyfire
There can definitely be ego involved. I attempted...

There can definitely be ego involved. I attempted to have an OB with my third pregnancy. I went into his office because I suspected an ectopic pregnancy and without even examining me at all, he took...
Forum: Toys, Games, Books, Music and other Media   03-22-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By amberskyfire
Birth Affirmation Coloring Books

I just published a birth affirmation coloring book that I have been working on and the copies are ready to ship. The book has 10 colorable images as well as a cover that can be colored. The book is...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-10-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 26,283
Posted By amberskyfire
I've shared the contest with all of my friends...

I've shared the contest with all of my friends and family on Facebook. :)
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-10-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 26,283
Posted By amberskyfire
I didn't see anything about nudity in the contest...

I didn't see anything about nudity in the contest rules so I hope nudity is fine. :) This was from my first pregnancy a few years ago. A self portrait.
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   04-08-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,310
Posted By amberskyfire
It's called Big Island Natural Parenting. :)

It's called Big Island Natural Parenting. :)
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   04-03-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,310
Posted By amberskyfire
Aloha, Steffanie! Is your sister into natural...

Aloha, Steffanie! Is your sister into natural parenting or anything like that? We have a natural parenting group on Facebook and we meet up sometimes. There are also LLL meetings and homeschool...
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   02-23-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,080
Posted By amberskyfire
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Pippa1 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1345271/the-scoop-on-midwifery-in-hawaii/20#post_17576236)
 Hi Dani...
Forum: Parenting   02-20-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,500
Posted By amberskyfire
Mine is complicated. I let them go to bed when...

Mine is complicated. I let them go to bed when they want to. Both ask to go to bed every night and always have, so they really like bedtime. The youngest usually likes to be in bed by 8. The older...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-20-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,738
Posted By amberskyfire
I have unassisted births, so I get to do...

I have unassisted births, so I get to do whatever I want to. Both were born kneeling on hands and knees on the floor.
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   02-18-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,080
Posted By amberskyfire
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by CherishFaith11 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1345271/the-scoop-on-midwifery-in-hawaii/20#post_17572286)...
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   01-24-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By amberskyfire
We have had signatures from all over the world....

We have had signatures from all over the world. Thank you! :)
Forum: Homebirth   01-22-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 672
Posted By amberskyfire
Aloha! I wanted to share with you a major issue...

Aloha! I wanted to share with you a major issue that has just come up in Hawaii. Senate bill #2569 has been introduced which will essentially criminalize all home birth midwives in the state by...
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   01-22-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By amberskyfire
Aloha! I wanted to share with you a major issue...

Aloha! I wanted to share with you a major issue that has just come up in Hawaii. Senate bill #2569 has been introduced which will essentially criminalize all home birth midwives in the state by...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-03-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,290
Posted By amberskyfire
My daughter is 5 and loves reading and being...

My daughter is 5 and loves reading and being read to. We did the Little House books. Right now we are reading The Secret Garden. A huge favorite at our place is The Little House in the Fairy Wood...
Forum: Parenting   12-11-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,339
Posted By amberskyfire
We do Santa but not like most people do. We make...

We do Santa but not like most people do. We make sure the kids know that Santa isn't a real person, but we all, even the kids, pretend that we think he is. *wink wink*
 
When we were reading the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-11-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,949
Posted By amberskyfire
Maybe I can help.   I can't even imagine...

Maybe I can help.
 
I can't even imagine having a six figure income. That's more than I'll ever make in my entire life. I've never even dreamed of having that kind of money. I have no savings and...
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   12-07-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,080
Posted By amberskyfire
I had both of my children unassisted, even my...

I had both of my children unassisted, even my first time. I think it's a personal choice. Some mothers should have a midwife there their first time and with others, it's not necessary. I would...
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