• kids reading books

    9 story books about pregnancy

    How do you tell your toddler or preschooler that you’re pregnant? I think the best way is through a picture book.  I’ve compiled a list of my favorite books for when a new baby is on the way. All have wonderful illustrations and…

  • mother of 5 talks about her baby carriers

    Reading all about “kangaroo care” while I was pregnant, I knew I wanted to continue to carry my baby close after birth.  I wasn’t really familiar with baby carriers and there wasn’t the vast selection 10 years ago as is there is today. …

  • my second birth; a lot quicker than my first

    February 9, 2001 I’m 38 weeks pregnant. It’s about 8 P.M. and I’m watching TV. I’m tired, but going to bed doesn’t seem right so I bounce on my birth ball for a couple hours while playing Solitaire on the computer. I’m feeling…