Attachment Parenting

Top 5 Tips for Homebirth Dads

Looking back

  I birth our son Maddox, our firstborn, in our hometown’s hospital. I’ve always thought back to how perfect it was: bringing my son into the world, hospital staff just standing back, letting me ‘do my thing’. It was an un-medicated 7 hour birth. I’ve always looked back so fondly on the experience.  That is,  until I had my daughter at home, surrounded by ... Read More »

How Safe is Homebirth?

In the mirror

  How Safe is Homebirth? by Yolande Clark                 “Birth is as safe as life gets”–Harriet Hartigan Becoming a parent is one of the most significant life events, and from the moment of conception, every mother is preoccupied with providing the very best for her child. Birth itself is no exception. The birth ... Read More »

It’s time for me to come out and tell you the truth.

Looking back

So, I mentioned there would be an announcement?  Well, here it is! I AM WRITING A BOOK. That’s right.  I am now well into it and very excited to bring it to fruition. This book is a MUCH-NEEDED guide that will help parents-to-be understand what to really expect. Have you ever felt the urge, deep within your gut, to do something? ... Read More »

Does Attachment Parenting Make Me Selfish?

Fatherhood, By Robert Scoble

Does Attachment Parenting make me selfish? My sweet baby boy cut his third tooth a few days ago. He started on solid (if you consider mushed avocado and breastmilk “solid”. I call it his “milkamole”) food this week. He can not only crawl around the house faster than a speeding bullet, but he can now pull himself up to stand, and ... Read More »

The Joys Of Co-sleeping. By an AP Single Mom

Ah, co-sleeping: the art of catching Z’s while simultaneously engaged in a one-sided boxing match with the cutest lightweight you know. Co-sleeping has many actual, scientifically proven benefits, such as: – a lower risk of SIDS – better heart rate – breathing patterns for infants –  aids in milk production for newly lactating moms, –  and maternal/paternal bonding out the wazoo. ... Read More »

6 Part Series on Circumcision In Psychology Today

When we receive messages on circumcision, we usually stop everything else, read them and try to answer to the best of our knowledge. Here are some typical questions we may receive: “Help!   We are expecting our baby boy in a few weeks, and we have not yet decided if we’ll be circumcision him or not.  In my heart I ... Read More »

Valedictorian – On Why The School System Isn’t Ideal

This video is a little longer, but well worth it.  It is one of the best valedictorian speeches we’ve heard. I wonder what prompted her to speak her mind? Perhaps she was thinking that she’s now graduated and not much anyone can do about it Come on, let’s be honest, didn’t we all study for tests by memorizing the material? ... Read More »

How ONE Word Could Save Your Child’s Life.

Wow, this is scary! Recently, in Roland Iowa, a young boy was approached by a man driving a red pickup truck.  As the man rolled down his window he told the boy that his mother had asked him to come pick him up. The young boy found this odd considering he didn’t know the man and he only lived one ... Read More »

Our kids are like Sponges!

Sometimes we neglect how intelligent our kids really are.  Here is a 2 year old demonstrating what kids are capable of.  Enjoy and please share if you believe anything is possible with our children and all kids are talented.  xo Read More »

Time To REALLY heal and get Fit

This is interesting: - Number of medical schools in the U.S.: 125 - Of those, only 30 requiring a course in nutrition: - The average U.S. physician receives only 2.5 hours of nutritional training during four years in medical school. I believe there are about 17 in Canada, only a few require a course in nutrition and still 2.5 hours ... Read More »

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