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Small businesses + community support = thriving families.

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Running a small business or a non-profit is a lot of work. Check out our resources page for trusted providers, local and online resources that might help you in your journey. If you know someone who has a top notch offering or service or if YOU own your own business and would like to be added to the list please let us know.  

GREAT STUFF FOR EVERYONE

Books

Here are some of our favorite books. Many of them are available on in print and audio and may be borrowed from your local library.

For the good of the world:

The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity by Nadine Burke Harris

How to be Less Stupid about Race by Crystal M. Fleming 

Shrill by Lindy West

You do You by Sarah Knight

 

For the good of your relationships:

What Makes Love Last, How to Build Trust and Avoid Betrayal by John Gottman, PhD,, and Nan Silver

The Rough Patch, Marriage and the Art of Living Together, by Daphne de Marneffe, PhD

Emotions

The Atlas of Emotions 

 

Karla McLaren is an expert empath and has lots of great information on her website

 

 

Counselors

Massage Therapists

  • Diane Hamilton (Queen Anne) 206-387-6535

Podcasts

Sex Gets Real

Where Should We Begin

Therapy for Black Girls

Dear Sugars

Wills & Trusts & Other Legal Documents

Not the most joyful topic on the list but it will feel good once you have your paperwork in order.

Get You Shit Together

Patrice M. Kreider-Hughes, Esq. | Kreider Hughes LAW PLCC-800 Fifth Ave, Suite 4100, Seattle WA 9804

Alerian Hall, Inc. – 5413 Meridian Ave N. Ste A Seattle, WA 98103

Yvette O’Connell – 7801 Green Lake Drive North, Seattle, WA (206-334-9949)

Chiropractors

Catalyst Health Studio, 2206 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

Bellevue Wellness Center, 1750 112th Ave NE, Suite B210, Bellevue, WA 98004

Core Chiropractic & Wellness, 2611 NE 125th, Suite 240, Seattle 98125

 

Movers + Hauling

AD Hauling Solutions, LLC, Property Clean Up + Junk Removal 

425-247-3436

Motivated Movers Serving Seattle and Western Washington

206-779-0358

KIDS + PARENTS OF ALL AGES

Books to Enhance You and Your Relationships

Here are some of our favorite books. Many of them are available on in print and audio and may be borrowed from your local library.

What Makes Love Last, How to Build Trust and Avoid Betrayal by John Gottman, PhD,, and Nan Silver

The Rough Patch, Marriage and the Art of Living Together, by Daphne de Marneffe, PhD

Rekindling Desire, by Barry McCarthy & Emily McCarthy

The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity by Nadine Burke Harris

Shrill by Lindy West

Relationship Recipes, by Kim L Knight

You do You by Sarah Knight

Books to Enhance your Parenting

Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life by Peter Gray

Nurture Shock, by Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman

The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel & Tina Payne Bryson

Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen, Ed.D.

Positive Dicipline, The First Three Years, by Jane Nelsen, Ed.D.

Zero to Five 

 

Child Care

Every parent needs a break. It is nearly impossible for two people to provide all the care a child needs and feel overwhelmed. If you are looking for childcare beyond your friends and family the two organizations listed below are good starting places.

Care.Com

Meet Poppy

Spilt Milk Nannies

Family Photographers

These highly skilled photographers have donated their images to this website. They are artists and parents who understand what is needed to help you and your little ones feel at ease.

Alec Mills

Jennifer Loomis

Melinda Burgess

 

Parenting Websites

If you are need of some new skills or a parenting pick me up, here are some of our favorite websites and links for parenting support.

Enterprise Talk by Tom Drummond

The Greater Good Science Center

Neufeld Institute

Positive Discipline 

Dr. Greene 

 

Parenting Podcasts

The Shortest Longest Time

An honest podcast about all of the messy and wonderful parts of parenting. 

Your Parenting Mojo

This is a research based podcast that digs into science behind parenting recommendations.

 

Adult Conversations

This Blog and Podcast is funny and meaningful. 

Parenting Blogs

Teacher Tom’s blog about kids

Janet Lansbury

MuthaMagazine, a blog about being a parent

Kid Music

Here is some of my favorite kid music. Top 5 are local folks who preform shows for kids and grown-ups!

The Not-its 

Casper Baby Pants 

Brian Vogan and his Good Buddies 

Jana Vitols (offers classes in Seattle for kids 2 and older)

Recess Monkey 

Ziggy Marley 

Sandra Boynton 

PREGNANCY + POSTPARTUM

Acupuncture

Seattle Acupuncture and Holistic Health (Queen Anne)

Family Acupuncture & Wellness (Ballard)

West Seattle Wellness (In Fremont & West Seattle)

Samara White  Counterpoint Wellness (Home visits & Wallingford office)

Jasmine Bay Acupuncture (Eastlake)

Patrice Hapke L.Ac, M.Ac. (Capitol Hill) 

Books

Here are some of our favorite books about birth. 

Ancient Map for Modern Birth by Pam England 

The Birth Partner by Penny Simpkin 

Pregnancy Childbirth and the Newborn

Like a Mother by Angela Garbes

Birth Photographers

Here are some of our favorite birth photographers:

Whitney Hardie

https://hardiephotography.com/

 

Suzanne Ledbetter – Birth Doula & Photographer

 

Erin DuPree

https://erindupreephotography.com/seattle-birth-photographer/

 

Chiropractors

Seed of Life Chiropractic (Fremont) 

Eastside Natural Medicine (Kirkland) 

Tree of Life Chiropractic (Wallingford)

Doulas

Birth Doulas

Kristin Travis (Seattle)

Held In Arms (Seattle)

Calm & Confident Doulas 

Birth Matters 

PALS- Birth Doulas

DONA- Doulas of North America

 

Postpartum Doulas

NAPS- Postpartum Doulas

Nourishing Roots Doula

Maryellen doula

Sound Babies

Karin Sidhu, karin.annaluise@gmail.com, 206-354-2541 

 

Lactation Support

Lactation Consultants/ Baby Feeding:

Best-feeding your baby article by Amity Kramer

La Leche League 

King County La Leche League Helpline at 206-522-1336

Nurture New Life (North Seattle)

Nurturing Expressions (West Seattle)

Sound Beginnings (North Seattle)

Book- Feeding Baby Green

Midwives

Ground Floor Health (Wallingford)

In Tandem Midwifery (West Seattle)

Midwife Seattle (Rosevelt)

Journey Midwife (Madison Park)

Rainy City Midwifery (Eastlake)

Seattle Home Maternity (Columbia City)

Seattle Midwife (Mountlake Terrace)

Three Moons Midwifery (Issaquah)

North Shore Midwifery (Kenmore) 

Pelvic Floor Health

Article about Pelvic Floor Therapy

Book- Reviving Your Sex Life After Childbirth by Kathe Wallace, PT

April Bolding (West Seattle) 

Experience Momentum (Lynnwood + Fremont) 

4030 Alderwood Mall, Lynnwood, WA 98036

or

1100 N 35th St, Seattle, WA 98103

Action Reaction Physical Therapy, Inc. Darshana Naik, DPT, MS, WCS, OCS, Cert MDT 

Trained Pelvin and Pre/Post Natal Physical Therapist

Lake City Professional Center, 2611 NE 125th, Suite 90, Seattle, Wa 98125

NaturKur (Kirkland)

Kathe Wallace (Seattle)

Body Motion Physical Therapy Allison Feldt, PT. 

320 Dayton St, Suite 112, Edmonds, WA 

Zoe Lotus Healing Arts (Green Lake)

Sacred Womb Services (Columbia City)

Postpartum Depression Support

Here are a few resources for families experiencing or interested in learning more about postpartum mood changes.

Know the Signs of Depression (one couples’ story)

Center for Perinatal Bonding & Support (206-320-7288)

Websites

There is a lot of information out on the World Wide Web. Here are a few website that we trust. 

Evidence Based Birth

Childbirth Connection

Birthing From Within

Improving Birth 

Spinning Babies 

Vback.com

Podcast about labor positions

 

Disposable Diaper Alternatives 

Two Seattle Companies who will deliver adorable clean diapers to your door!

Baby Diaper Service

Diaper Stork

Go Diaper Free (It is not as crazy as it sounds!)

 

personal growth + hard work + time to rest = a meaningful life

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