Kristy provides support for pregnant and laboring mothers and for transitioning families after the birth of their baby.
Oct 05 2012
Getting It All Done
Today was one of those days that seemed to drag slowly on. I couldn't seem to get myself motivated enough to finish any one thing completely. There's something very unsettling about having so much undone. It's one of those weeks where there is ...
Oct 03 2012
Transitioning from Two to Three Children
I've been asked alot lately about the transition from two children to three, what it is like, and how we do it all. Many people find out we have three boys and automatically make a comment to the effect of, "Oh boy! You've got your hands full. G...
Sep 29 2012
Baby Wearing Recommendations
As you may have read in my last post, baby wearing is essential for creating a close bond with baby and helping baby feel safe, calm, and happy. Please read the full post for all the benefits. Here are my top recommendations for baby carriers. ...
Sep 28 2012
The Importance of Baby Wearing
Have you seen the sitcoms lately with all the men wearing their babies? Baby wearing for men and women seems to be more prevalent. Well, it's not just a fad and it's not just for those practicing attachment-parenting. In fact, it has been practi...
Sep 13 2012
Taking a Break from Technology
I was recently back east enjoying summer vacation with family. Spending time with my nieces and nephews was beginning to make me feel as if I was no longer a cool aunt -- it seemed that I wasn't computer savvy or technologically clued in enough...
Sep 10 2012
The BIG Question, Asked by a Child
The right question can be life altering. Those are usually the kinds of questions posed to us by an elder, a preacher, a guru, a teacher, or a parent. Since I have had children I have found my greatest teachers are not those who have ‘been ther...
Aug 31 2012
Ways To Connect with Your Partner Before, During, and After Labor
We all may have experienced at some time during pregnancy a disconnect with our partners, as well as some irritations or neediness. Our hormones and constant shifts in our bodies can throw us into a state of flux, where things may not always fe...
Aug 30 2012
Reuse and Recycle Baby Items
A friend of mine recently announced that she is pregnant. How very exciting! There seems to be a large amount of people in my life who are pregnant right now. With family, friends, and clients all expecting babies soon, I am in a mad dash to di...
Aug 24 2012
Movement and Talk with Our Babies Inside
I was at the grocery store the other day by myself -- a rarity these days. I found myself standing in the checkout line swaying back and forth. I wasn’t holding a child or carrying one in my belly. But after having three children it is uncommon...
Aug 23 2012
Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week
Last week was World Breastfeeding Week (WBW). We have come so far since the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) launched its first WBW campaign 20 years ago. I must admit, though, some days it seems as though we haven’t progressed mu...