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There are so many amazing DC doulas to choose from to make part of your birthing experience. I was fortunate enough to have a doula during my third birth, and it made such a world of difference in my experience – I wish I chose to have one for my first two births! In this […]

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I’m going to be featuring Northern Virginia Doulas in this blog post, each with its unique approach to nurturing and supporting mothers through pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. The journey to motherhood is a remarkable and transformative experience, filled with moments of happiness and excitement, but it can also be marked by uncertainty and […]

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Deep breaths. I still feel vulnerable talking about this delicate time from a couple of years ago, but as I’ve grown as a mother and as a person, I know the beauty sharing our story brings, especially to other mothers. I frequently share about how romantic motherhood is. I do believe there is so much […]

Mother stands in front of a blue pond, with one hand on top and one hand below her pregnant belly.

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Wow, it’s hard to believe I am entering the 7th(!!!!!) year of my business. I feel so grateful for the growth and prosperity this business has experienced, especially knowing that most businesses don’t make it past the first 7 years. 2022 was the best year yet of my business, yet I have even bigger plans […]

A green door in Old Quebec, Montreal.

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I read an interesting post the other day from the Holistic Psychologist that captured my attention. The post read something like “celebrate ‘good enough’ parenting.” My first thought was not super embracing of this. I mean, shouldn’t we aim to be the best possible parent to our child? But as I continued to read the […]

Pregnant woman holds her belly with her husband in front of rose bush.

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CeCe, our youngest child, is officially seven months old now. We have gone through A LOT of toys and baby gear amongst the three kids. We had no idea what we were doing with Perry, then we upgraded a lot of gear for Rosie, and now we have fine tuned what we really need and […]

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In this post I compile my list of my favorite luxury baby items. After three kids, I have definitely narrowed down which products are most effective and worth the investment. I made quite a few upgrades after I had my son, Perry. Although I had most baby items I needed, I knew that some things […]

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Rosalie, “Rosie,” has added such a joy to our lives. She was born two months before COVID hit, so she was a light during many dark days (along with her silly brother!). Rosie was always our girl name, so when we found out she was a girl, we knew she would be Rosie. We weren’t […]

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It can be confusing and overwhelming knowing how to help a new mom. Seasoned mothers know exactly what was helpful to them in their postpartum period, but new mothers and friends of new moms may not know the best ways to support their friends. Despite the best of intentions, it is easy to overlook simple […]

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