Birth. A mystical experience
If we allow birth to unfold, it will unfold into an experience of solitude, which is quite different from the slightly sad quality of loneliness.Solitude bares the quality of self-reliance. At this point of the journey, many women get fearful, as the mind naturally opens up and goes to a higher level of consciousness. The sensation of pain will increase with the degree of which we fight and struggle. If we have trained ourselves to observe with...
In the wee early morning hours, just as the sun began to rise, this little girl joined her family.
Here you see her big sister Amelie and brother Luke welcoming her and falling in love. Amelie was hoping to name her sister Grace and after
careful consideration, this was the name everybody settled on. No doubt, she found a home full of love and adventure.
Grace was born in the year of the wood horse with the moon in cancer, the hour of the Phoenix.
Happy Birthday Romy Indigo. Congratulations Barbara, Massimo, Isabella, Elias and Guiliano. It was wonderful to see your mother utilize the lemon tree in your families yard for support and your daddy massaging your mothers back. ” Grand”mother Carla had come all the way from Italy to be here for Romy’s birth. While Romy made her way out into her mothers arms, granny was cooking up a storm to be ready to feed all of us after well...
May 5th International Midwifery Day
For the past 20 years, 50 nations have been honoring May 5th as international midwives day. A day to remind us to reflect upon the importance of midwives and their...
Mindfulness based Childbirth and Parenting Preparation
by becoming familiar with the basics of mindfulness meditation, we train ourselves to become more aware of our inner
and outer environment. By setting aside some time to practice regularly, we are able to largely reduce our
stress levels and increase our sense of well being. This method is perfectly suited to prepare for childbirth
and parenting. It is a skill needed for the rest of ones life.
I am aware that the word mindfulness is often a bit over...