Missed Flights and Bili Lights

My little family and I were supposed to board a plane to California awhile back, but we missed the flight. We did end up making it to California in December though, for a podcast recording or two and live show.

I don’t want to get into details but we were all pretty broken up about it. Part of the issue was that we had to double back to try to find my son’s birth certificate. Between missing the flight, the season change, and the stress of digging through medical papers from birth, that day was pretty dark for me.

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How To Have An Induction Without Pain Medication

This is a topic that I don’t discuss often. I tend to shy away from discussing how I gave birth because I find that childbirth and, really, parenting in general, is turned in to a competition in our society. Some women think they are superior for breastfeeding, or having a “natural birth” or what have you. Even non-parent members of society can fall prey to these types of attitudes, leveling their expectations of pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting at unsuspecting, emotionally vulnerable mothers. I refuse to participate in the “my horse is bigger than your horse” comparison game that many women play, which lends itself to being silent on how I gave birth.

In this case, I chose to break my silence speak up in hopes of offering support and encouragement. This is my story on how I had an emergency induction without an epidural or stadol. I hope it can encourage a few of my friends (and readers) who are nearing the end stages of their pregnancies and want to be prepared for the possibility of having an induction.

I had an emergency induction out of necessity. I know this situation can be scary, especially if you were expecting to have an uneventful birth, but emergency inductions don’t have to be a bad thing. I was induced for several different medical problems that I had throughout my pregnancy…

How To Have An Induction Without Pain Medication

5 Ways To Stop A Baby From Twiddling


How My Toddler Entertains Himself (No screens)

I had a friend ask me how my toddler entertains himself with screen time, so I made a video of the different things he likes to do. 🙂

My First Time Calling Poison Control

Have you ever had to call poison control? I made my first call this past week because my son swallowed something he shouldn’t have.

5 Things I Admire About My Toddler

There is so much negativity with motherhood, especially if you make the mistake (like I did) of hanging out with mothers who like to complain and take their blessings for granted when your child is young. To combat this negativity, I recorded a video on 5 Things I Admire About My Toddler!

Why We Use the Term Babywork


We use the term babywork in our household. Find out why in our latest podcast episode! 🙂


Boobs are Both

“Boobs are ONLY for babies! Boobs are ONLY for husbands! Guess what ladies, you are both pretty, so quit screaming about your tits.They’re multipurpose!”

Calm Your Tits, Boobs are Both!

Cloth Diapering While Camping

Hey there! 🙂

I’m super excited to share my latest post by a friend with you today! It is on cloth diapering while camping. It isn’t for the faint of heart, but gather around fellow crunchy mamas, this is an interesting read!

How to Cloth Diaper While Camping (No Disposables Necessary!)

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