RESOURCES for growth minded people

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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 good:

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 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

 

 

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

 

 

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
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)

KIDS + PARENTS

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

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 your little ones feel at ease.

Alec Mills
Melinda Burgess
Cameron Zegers

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
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 

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PREGNANCY + POSTPARTUM

Accupuncture

Seattle Acupuncture and Holistic Health (Queen Anne)

Green Point Acupuncture (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) 

Lactation Support
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) 

Postpartum Depression Support

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

Know the Signs of Depresson (one couples' story)
Postpartum Support International of Washington (Warm Line 1-888-404-7763)
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

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!)