BEST BABY SHOWER GIFT IDEAS FOR THE MODERN MOM

Tuesday | January 24, 2017

Baby Shower Gift Ideas for the Modern Mom This blog post was originally posted at Milk + Confetti. Check out the site for more mom related stories and advice. When I work with expecting couples, I am often asked what gift ideas I would recommend for their baby shower. There are so many cool new gadgets for babies out there, from swings to carseats and toys and sifting through them can be overwhelming for most parents. What will you really [more]



5 TIPS FOR HANDLING THE HOLIDAY’S WITH A NEW BABY

Tuesday | January 24, 2017

5 Tips for Handling the Holiday’s with a New Baby This blog post was originally posted at Milk + Confetti. Check out the site for more mom related stories and advice. The holidays can be an exciting and overwhelming time for new parents. Tis the season for parties, shopping, cleaning, cooking and entertaining….this is sure to bring on stress for anyone, let alone managing a new baby through it all. You may have an abundance of visitors and get-togethers and [more]



WHAT YOU CAN DO For Someone Who Has Experienced A Loss

Tuesday | December 20, 2016

Jennifer Hammer, Sacred Nest Perinatal Support Services & Randi van Wiltenburg, Butterfly Baby Doula Services   The holidays can be a hard time for those who are grieving the loss of a child. The greatest gift you can give during this season is the gift of sharing memories with the grieving parents. We know how hard it can be to comfort someone who has recently experienced a loss. You feel helpless and you wonder what you can do to help. [more]



WHAT TO SAY…AFTER SOMEONE YOU KNOW HAS EXPERIENCED A LOSS

Sunday | November 20, 2016

What to Say…after someone you know has experienced a loss. Randi van Wiltenburg of Butterfly Baby Doula Services & Jennifer Hammer of Sacred Nest Our last blog was about what not to say and the reasons why. This one is focused on things that you can say that may comfort someone who is going through loss. Be prepared that no matter what you say, emotions and feelings could strike at any point. It is not always a reflection of you [more]



WHAT NOT TO SAY TO SOMEONE EXPERIENCING LOSS

Friday | August 19, 2016

WHAT NOT TO SAY   What not to say to someone going through a loss (miscarriage, stillbirth, infant loss) and why these things could cause damage and hurt, even with the best intentions. Recently I got together with another loss/bereavement provider in our city; together we are doing a three part blog series. Part one will be “what not to say,” part two will be “what to say,” and part three will be “what you can do.”  Get over it, [more]