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
In all the excitement around the birth of a new baby, often we forget that mom is a real person, with real feelings, who has just experienced one of the most life altering events of her lifetime. We'll chat for days about all the lovely baby related things, however, rarely do we consider what her … Continue reading Be the Village by Asking the Right Questions
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.