The human race wants to survive and since nature designed us to feed our babies via the breast, you would be surprised how well the whole system works. Barring all the unwarranted fear that our society has created, mothers love to nurse. And the great news is that your baby loves nursing too. We just need to get women back on board. The best tool I can recommend is this one word. RELAX
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Let me tell you how social media crushed me...and how it helped me let go. I quickly wrote something on social media, walked away from it and had an amazing day. I came home light and free, ready to settle in for the night. One last looked at my phone and then slam...crushed. Finding a… Continue reading Social Media Crushed Me…So I Upcycled It
I see this article on my newsfeed. Helicopter Parenting is Bad For Kids, Psychologist Warn. My thumb swipes it by. Why do care? My kids are grown. My mind keeps reading the title even though I am 5 articles past it. Ugh! OK. I go back to it. Not cause I think I am guilty… Continue reading Helicopter parent-I might be guilty.
YouTube commenters can be cruel. The videos are good memories and YouTube is an easy access place to store them.
Always good to have a basic quiche recipe. Add what you want to make it your own. This site goes into the little things that make it better, like where to test with a knife, halfway between center and edge. I did not know that. So make sure to click to get these tips. 1/2… Continue reading Basic Quiche Recipe
There is a song called "Where have all the flowers gone" by Peter, Paul and Mary. This is my version for how I feel today. It describes a sign of the times that hasn't really served society and humans well. Lots of dominos have crashed in hurtful ways because of how we treat the first… Continue reading Where have all the mothers gone!
Written for my son Jeremy for the life he was choosing to continue to share with Keri via a legal wedding. My daughter Raina read it at the ceremony. Partial quotes from Khalil Gibran and Marianne Williamson. Surrender yourself to love. May your joining be a Sacred Space. May the two of you find comfort… Continue reading Wedding wish
I sometimes find comedy touches life in a more interesting way than lecture type journalism. Bill Maher knows how to offend. I do not agree with everything he says but I do find his straight talk opening some windows of my narrow hallways I often settle in. This video is about not having kids. I… Continue reading This may offend
Birth is like snowflakes, no two are alike. I have said this a million times but what I should of repeated along with it is: Getting pregnant is like snowflakes, no two fertility stories are the same. Telling stories has a purpose. It helps us understand the human side to life. Here is my human side… Continue reading A fertility story
So this meme was on Soul Seekers Facebook page. Rebekah is a friend and her page often has uplifting or soul searching post. I sent it to a friend who recently has had vertigo pretty bad for about a week. We did some work together to relieve her lingering symptoms and it seemed to work. This meme resonated… Continue reading Get out of our own way.
Community Gardening Comes Alive on St. John Posted March 19, 2017 by Catherine Turner Last year I wrote an article about the unavailability of fresh produce in the Virgin Islands. The story went viral with over 17,000 people reading the blog and 2,500 sharing it on social media. Although my readership was greatly increased, which was a positive… Continue reading Gardening in the VI