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Parents, What Do You Want More of in 2018? A Call For Your Input!

Parents, I need your help!

It's the end of the year and that means I'm deep into 2018 planning mode.  I really want to make sure that I'm providing you with helpful information that you actually want and need.  So, I'd love your input!

I've created a super short survey for you, dear reader.  I promise it will take you less than 2 minutes.  Will you help me out?

Guest Blog Post: Transformation

My pregnancy went well and I was excited to meet my baby girl. I made a birth vision board, set up my birth plan, had my awesome doula and very supportive husband. The labor and delivery took a loooong time. But, she came out! I was so happy to meet her! My baby girl that I’d spent all of those months talking to and preparing out in the world with me.

Momma Interviews: Meet Christy Jackson


If you asked this momma what she wants, she will probably break out in song, just like her own momma used to... R-E-S-P-E-C-T!  And, that is exactly what she gives to other mom's too.  Meet Christy Jackson, the mom who is finding out more and more everyday how special her role as a mother truly is...

Guest Blog Post: We Must Prevent Tragedies Surrounding Postpartum Psychosis

Why do tragedies continue to happen when postpartum psychosis is a preventable and treatable illness that can strike any mother after the birth of a baby? It has been over 18 years since the onset of postpartum psychosis occurred in my own life and we still have not properly addressed the illness. This is one of the reasons why I wrote the book, A Mother’s Climb Out of Darkness.

Momma Interviews: Meet Tonya Rocker

Each week, I've been bringing to you real stories from real mommas that are truly "in the thick of it" with their babies or young children.  This week I'm excited because, for the first time in this series, we have a momma that has truly been there, done that--her kids are now grown up.  She's got great wisdom and perspective to share as she reflects on her experience. 

I'd like to introduce you to Tonya Rocker--a momma who has lived through it and come out the other side.  Here's her interview: