Breastfeeding- Conquering the First Week

Everyone always told me that breastfeeding would be the most natural and fulfilling thing I would ever do. Not to say they were wrong, but it did take a significant amount of time (and three babies worth of practice) to get to the “natural and fulfilling” part. If I had known then, what I know … Continue reading Breastfeeding- Conquering the First Week

Top 5 Decisions to make before your birth

When I became pregnant with my first, my idea of a typical birth experience was you go to the hospital, lay in a bed hooked up to an IV and an epidural, until the Dr and nurses "deliver" your baby. Basically, I thought it was pretty simple; how many decisions could I really have to … Continue reading Top 5 Decisions to make before your birth

My Mission Beyond Its Roots.

I grew up, the first of 5 in a loving and kind home. Despite my being the only one of my siblings (and entire family) with black skin, I always felt loved and accepted. As a child, I always assumed that my parents had only ever "dated" each other. I may have had a doubt … Continue reading My Mission Beyond Its Roots.