Hey sister, I'm so glad you're here! In this space you will find little pieces of my life, free education, birth stories (loaded with photographs), and all sorts of other things related to having babies in holistic, faith-filled style! Take a cup of coffee or tea and enjoy these love-crafted words!
Over the years, I have shared in a rather raw form about my postpartum journeys, often with the hashtags of #takebackpostpartum or #honestpostpartum. Here below I offer a smattering of those posts about my 3rd postpartum time collected in one blog post, to paint a portrait of the multifaceted adjustments that a mamababy dyad goes […]
Old IG posts chronicaling some of my postpartum journey with my fourth baby, a winter baby.
Over the years, I have shared in a rather raw form about my postpartum journeys, often with the hashtags of #takebackpostpartum or #honestpostpartum. Here below I offer a smattering of those posts collected in one blog post, to paint a portrait of the multifaceted adjustments that a mamababy dyad goes through in the first days […]
a diary-style glimpse of my first 3 weeks postpartum with my 6th baby, which was an intentionally planned and supported lying-in period
nighttime, outdoor freebirth wild pregnancy in Michigan with birthkeeper Brooke Collier
the home water birth story of Gilbert Ignatius, in photos.
Dear mama-to-be, Take inventory of all that you are, that which you care about, andthe ways that you move through the world. These are parts of who you are,The way you have been divinely created.And it is good And soon, as you labor to bring your baby out into the light (And as you mother […]
4 of the most common hesitations for hiring a birth photographer
Background Info and Context Our last birth was an unassisted one and I loved it. But this time we hired a midwife, due mostly to my husband’s desire for one, but I also sensed the Lord wanted to show me how to lean into others and receive care (something I am not great at). We […]
(This post is a sequel to my last post called What Is A Birthkeeper?) I’ve written before about what this new-ish and confusedly thrown-about term means in a general sense. And my conclusion was that you really must have a conversation with the person calling herself a birth keeper in order to really know what […]
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