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I hope you find this new website a valuable and interesting look into the world of natural childbirth, mindful parenting, post-partum care, prenatal care, family groups, and other topics of interest to you. You will find my musings on being a midwife  and the joys of caring for and helping new families face the challenges of parenthood. I offer encouragement and maybe some humor to soften the harder days of rearing...

Thoughts on a Buddhist Picking Blackberries

I have just returned from picking a couple gallons of blackberries in the cool of the morning. I took two of my granddaughters with me last evening to check out the best place to pick. My four-year old picked a few and ate more, eventually telling me that she wanted to go somewhere to pick berries where there were no stickers. I think many Buddhists including me want to experience the fruit of our practice without having to...