Six Things I Know About Motherhood

Six Things I Know About Motherhood

  After ten years of supporting women to birth and mother their babies, and six years of doing so myself, here are the things I know:   –>  Motherhood is a rite of passage; a modern-day Heroine’s Journey.  It’s so much more than learning...
How to Breathe…and other lessons in self-belief and empowerment

How to Breathe…and other lessons in self-belief and empowerment

When I made my living as a scuba instructor, I used to joke that I spent my days teaching people how to breathe.   There would be a little requisite chuckling at this totally silly notion, but the truth is, my job was no small feat. I spent my days teaching...
Hot showers, patience and motherhood

Hot showers, patience and motherhood

  I lingered in the shower this morning, mama.   And I did it without sneaking from bed before my children were awake, without hurriedly stepping into just-a-little-too-cold-yet water, without shampooing my hair first, just in case that’s all I could...