Whether you loaded your first kindergartener on to the bus for the first time or you dropped off your baby at the big elementary school and watched his little backpack scurry away gleefully to his new big classroom, kindergarten is a big change for kids. What nobody ever talks about is that it's a big change for parents too. As a new kindergarten mama, I am here to share my experiences with you, so that you, future kindergarten mamas, daddies, grandparents, people who raise b
So, you're having a baby! One of the most exciting but also intimidating things about a new baby is that there is so much stuff that you "need".... But what do you really need? As a doula and a mom of two, I can tell you that there are some definite must have items, but there are also a lot of items that are also unnecessary. Here is my No Nonsense Baby Wish List to help narrow down the "needs" from the "luxury items that will collect dust".
1. A place for your baby to slee
The last full week of April is National Infertility Awareness Week! Did you know that 1 in 8 couples experiences infertility at some point? Or that 1 in 4 pregnancies is effected by loss? This is such an important week. Infertility is a very frequently misunderstood condition; Focus and even blame is often put towards women experiencing infertility, whereas fertility struggles are actually experienced almost equally between the sexes. Often times, people who are struggling wi