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A lot has been happening lately around the hive! First off, I finally finished my doula certification courses and received m...

A lot has been happening lately around the hive! First off, I finally finished my doula certification courses and received my certificate in the mail. I am so excited to start this new journey and I'm just really proud of myself for getting out there and just doing it. I've been interested in natural childbirth since I had Marli naturally in 2009 and since then I've become obsessed with The Farm, doulas, and all of the wonderful (but what I like to call secret information) about birth that most women aren't aware of. Becoming a doula is so important to me because it's a way for me to educate women on their options, to help advocate for them, and to be their for support of all kinds during the birthing process. It just feels like pretty powerful stuff and I'm thrilled to take part.
Speaking of birth, Miss Marli recently turned six years old! I can't believe it! We spent her special day at the American Girl doll store and had a special dinner before getting fro-yo! We have a tradition where we let her pick out her birthday gifts and this year she decided on a guitar and an alarm clock, how very grown up of her! Since then Jared has been giving Marli mini guitar lessons and shes been practicing her chords and naming all of the parts of her guitar. I can tell that she already has the musical gene just like her dad.

1. Finishing up my doula studies.
2. Little cuddle bugs.
3. A little birthday kiss.
4. My new salt lamp, I'm obsessed.
5. A few new essential oils for my collection.
6. My very official certificate.
7. Mr. Sleepy Head.
8. Marli practicing her guitar.

Also I have a new and improved Facebook page, so stop on over and like it for updates, giveaways, and more!

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3 comments

  1. Awesome! I had my first baby in September and it was my best decision to have her naturally! I agree, there are so many "secrets" that women don't know about birthing and their own bodies. It's such a shame! Congrats on your certification!

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  2. Congrats girl! Such an awesome achievement!

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  3. Go you! You should be so proud of yourself for getting your doula certification! I just started reading a fantastic book called Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering by Dr Sarah Buckley that I think you'd really enjoy! Sarah is a family physician who has had 4 home births and has done a lot of study on natural childbirth. I'm really enjoying it so far! xx

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