Natural Birth: Pain Don’t Hurt

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Natural Parenting; Tales From The Parents & Pros

“Pain Don’t Hurt”, I laughed within the first hour of my contractions. My husband, doula, and mother laughed at my Swayzean mentality, knowing that I would change that tune in only a little while. Except, you see, I didn’t. When we went to the hospital the first time, the nursing staff at triage were bound […]

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Breastfeeding: One Moms Take On Nursing X’s 3

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Natural Parenting; Tales From The Parents & Pros

Today I welcome Elizabeth from Staying Home and Staying Sane, as she shares her breastfeeding experience with us for the Natural Parenting; Tales From The Parents & Pros series! Let’s see what she has to say…. Even after a hard breastfeeding experience, she continued to be the sole-food-supply for baby #2 and #3! Breastfeeding was […]

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Breastfeeding; The Eco-Friendly Way to Feed Your Baby

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Natural Parenting; Tales From The Parents & Pros

Breastfeeding provides all sorts of wonderful nutrients and antibodies to our teeny miracles. Most of us have been schooled by our doctors, midwives, or even televisions why breastfeeding, if you are able, is the best choice for feeding our babies. Breastfeeding also provides a bonding experience between mom and baby. The bonding experience from breastfeeding […]

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Breastfeeding: Stubborn For the Win – My Breastfeeding Story

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Natural Parenting; Tales From The Parents & Pros

When I became pregnant with my daughter, I didn’t give breastfeeding a second thought; I would be breastfeeding and that was about all I had to say on the subject. I spent hours devouring topics on pregnancy and birth, only flipping casually through the topic of postpartum life. I most definitely did not do a […]

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Attachment Parenting: What AP Means To Me

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Natural Parenting; Tales From The Parents & Pros

I didn’t read any books on parenting, I didn’t research philosophies or practices. As someone who believed so adamantly that my body knew how to be pregnant and give birth, I was certain that I would be able to parent naturally, on instinct. It turns out, in the end, that my natural instincts are strongly […]

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Natural Parenting Series Launches Today

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Natural Parenting; Tales From The Parents & Pros

For the last several weeks I have worked pretty hard to put together a new natural Parenting Series. I am so excited for the launch today! The Series, Natural Parenting- Tales From The Parents & Pros is going to be an informational and inspirational series into natural parenting. Attachment parenting, breastfeeding, natural birthing and topics […]

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Green Baby/Toddler Event #3; Organic Baby Carrier Giveaway CLOSED

Earlier today I featured one moms journey with babywearing, which showcases a mom of 5 who has carried all of her babies. She talks about different types of baby carriers and what she personally likes about each. I too, have carried my babies and have enjoyed every minute. My youngest is just 9 months old […]

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