Category: ’Pregnancy and Birth’

That’s Just Love Sneaking Up On You

January 17th, 2014 by Dionna - 1 Comment

Sometimes, love springs up quickly, intent on soaking your entire being with its presence. But other times, love creeps in a little more cautiously, making sure that your heart is ready before it takes root.

Taking Charge of Your Birth Story

October 22nd, 2013 by Dionna - 1 Comment

Shannon of Growing Slower is a passionate advocate for empowering women to have natural births. Read her three top tips to help take charge of your birth, and check out her brand new book – available today!

How I Reduced Nighttime Breastfeeding Without Completely Night Weaning

January 28th, 2013 by Dionna - 5 Comments

When I was pregnant with Ailia, I was ready for Kieran to nurse less at night. Here are some of the gentle ways I reduced Kieran’s access to the breast at night without fully night weaning him.

Choosing to Leave My Second Son Intact, Despite the Intactivists

January 7th, 2013 by Dionna - 23 Comments

It’s never too late to do things differently. My friend, Kym, shares her story about why she circumcised her first son but left her second son intact.

Preparing Your Child for a New Sibling: Informational Outline and Resource List

September 21st, 2012 by Dionna - 1 Comment

I recently joined Patty Wipfler of Hand in Hand Parenting for a teleseminar on Preparing for Siblings. I shared information on how to make the transition easier for your child during pregnancy and immediately after birth, and Patty talked about building a healthy sibling relationship from birth and beyond. In…

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