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….about me

Now that I am wearing the robes of a buddhist monastic,  folks often ask me in which monastery I live. Then I have to explain that in this culture tibetan buddhist nuns are mostly not supported by any umbrella institution. There is no special building that might grand us a protected space for devotional and meditative practices nor do we as nuns, have such a physical space to offer to the lay community, who look to us for...

Midwife to doula ( spectrum of competence)

A little note by the way: I have been asked this question so many times recently that I find I should give it a little paragraph on this blog spot. I have a BA in midwifery plus 30 years of midwifery experience. sometimes I provide complete midwifery care during the pre natal period and spent a lot of the laboring time at home with the families, during which the babies heart tones are monitored with a small ultra sound device...

Baby Group

This Saturday the Baby Group met. What a bright event at my house. shiny, toothless baby smiles and happy parents. What a treat for me. We shared stories, and songs and talked about the highs and lows of parenting life How to find opportunities to continue our mindfulness practices as busy parents. We laughed a little and a few tears were shed as well. It was good to feel the support and warmth of the group. Next weekend the...