It’s summer now, and this is a time when a lot of families are traveling – seeing relatives, going to weddings, lots of things which mean you're sleeping in a different space. I asked a sleep coach what tips she had for families who are asking babies to sleep in a place that’s not their… Continue reading How to help your kid sleep on vacation: 3 travel sleep tips from a sleep coach
Today, I'm excited to share with you an interview I got to do of Kathleen Heath, one of my fabulous Buy Nothing neighbors – and a local sleep coach! We talked about sleep and how she supports families in achieving their sleep goals. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did. How… Continue reading Parents, you’re not alone in the quest for sleep: an interview with a sleep coach
A couple of weeks ago, I had the honor of being a guest on Victoria Wilson's IGTV series for Mother Well Doula, Doula Well, to talk about doulaing clients through loss.
There's a massive formula shortage facing the United States and several other countries right now. You can help families feed their babies. Here are six ideas for how.
On this International Bereaved Mother's Day, it is Victoria's and my honor to announce the Mother Well Bereavement Retreat dates for this year.
Introducing the latest class offering from Abby the Sociologist Doula: Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss.
Did you know that research indicates that there are important benefits for nonprofits who offer paid maternity leave to employees?
Did you know that research indicates that paid maternity leave is really good for women's and newborns' health?
Have you ever wondered, "Who on earth came up with the phrase 'sleep like a baby?'"
In this post, I explore the origin of this phrase, indulging my alternate universe self as an etymologist and also outlining some reasonable expectations of how babies sleep.
For part three of my series on epidurals, let's cover how getting an epidural is like making a poke cake. And if you who don't know what a poke cake is, let's cover that too!