Behaviors That Can Help Your Birth Experience

Do these behaviors help or hurt? Apologizing for emotions Staying quiet when you have something to say Setting high expectations Planning ahead   Self-exploration is one key to a positive birth experience.⁠ ⁠ There is no way anyone other than YOU can know the answers to the questions.⁠ ⁠ Your answers also may change in…

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Bad Birth Good Parents, Good Birth Good Parents

Your eggs are not all in one basket!⁠ ⁠ When it comes to being a great parent there are SO many things other than a perfect birth experience that will make you the best parent your baby could ever have.⁠ ⁠ Here are a few other things that you will do for your baby over…

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Family Fun In Seattle

Visit The Olympic Sculpture Park with Your Kids This is one of my favorite places in all of Seattle. Why, because there is so many different things to see. At the Olympic Sculpture Park you can see trains, giant art, water, logs, dogs, bikes, people, boats, and mountain view all from one awesome place. There…

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Tips for Getting a Older Sibling Ready for Labor

Newborn Baby

Becoming an older sibling is a pretty big deal! Even if a child is not going to be with their parents at the time of birth, there is a chance that they will see in labor action. It is a good idea to help them get ready for what they might see, as to help…

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How to Keep Your Love Alive and Well

Joyful family holding baby's feet

You know the times in life when things just don’t feel good? When you see one of those uplifting t-shirts that says, “Life is Good,” and you think, “Not mine, today is hard and I don’t like it.” The Bringing Baby Home Workshop helps parents to prepare for those days. Like it or not, life…

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Guest Post by Susan Adamson, on Easing Anxiety

I received this note in my email this week and right away I sent a note to Susan, the founder of Mother Trees, asking if I could share it on my blog. Susan was willing to let me share it with you here and I hope you find this gentle reminder helpful for your days.…

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5 Things Partners Need to Know About the Postpartum Period

1.The postpartum period is not a set amount of time. It can take months or years for a family to feel the transition is complete. Deepening question: Given all you know about you and your partner what expectations do you have for the postpartum period? 2. You need to be a mind reader. Okay, not…

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Top 4 Tips for Tired Parents Who Want To Get Along

Dear Overwhelmed Parents, If you are reading this you are likely overwhelmed and tired or will be soon. The combination of feeling overworked and under-rested is like a monster breathing down your neck. That pressure makes life harder and is one of the key reasons parents argue. You and your partner are both feeling stress…

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