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April 22, 2016

“Mama is there a home that isn’t safe today?”

It was early release day for my two big kids this past Wednesday. I had actually forgotten, and was reminded about an hour before by my sweet husband. Now I’ll keep it real, early release days ARE NOT MY FAVORITE. Now don’t confuse that with my kids...

March 24, 2016

A Poem For Us All

Marquette County families need your help, you see we have a division that’s felt. When many of us see our baby’s diapers are low, we get into our cars and off to Target, Walmart, or Shopko we go… Some of us look for the best deal of the week, some...

March 3, 2016

Moments in Motherhood- Danielle Pemble

[caption id="attachment_874" align="alignnone" width="720"] Photo Provided by Danielle[/caption] Welcome to Moments in Motherhood! Doulas of Marquette will feature a blog on one local mother a month. She will share some glimpses and thoughts from her story as a mother and as a woman. If you'd like...

February 12, 2016

Safest Placenta Encapsulation in Marquette County

  Today I was talking to a friend from Washington state about placenta encapsulation and we got on the topic of the importance of safety in the way a placenta is processed. She just happened to google “Safest Placenta in Marquette” and low and behold Doulas of...

February 8, 2016

Sometimes You’ve Got to Point the Finger at Yourself

[caption id="attachment_818" align="alignnone" width="736"] Photo Credit: Vanessa Porter, Creative Commons[/caption]   I can’t believe it has been a year today since I attended a ProDoula ABT.   Only a few short days before the ABT I had gotten a call from Stacey at the ProDoula office, and in a...

February 2, 2016

Two are Better than One

“My water broke. We are headed to the hospital.” Excitement fills the air, knowing the baby is on his way. My bag is packed, I’m ready. Hours go by, everyone’s doing well but things are moving slowly so I head to bed to get some rest. Morning...

January 5, 2016

How Grocery Shopping Will Never Be the Same For Me

[caption id="attachment_810" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Photo Credit: Gayle Nicholson, Creative Commons[/caption] I am the one who picks my kids up from school normally. Which is honestly the better end of the deal then having to drive them across town in the wee morning hours. Well today when I...

December 26, 2015

What I Came Home to On Christmas

[caption id="attachment_808" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Photo Credit: Harry Pammer, Creative Commons[/caption] In the wee hours I got the call.   I shouldn’t have been surprised, because right before I had literally been dreaming about getting a call in, the birth, even the sex of baby (my clients chose to...

November 27, 2015

An Unexpected Thanksgiving with Blue Pot Catering

[caption id="attachment_806" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Photo Credit: Marilyn Acosta, Creative Commons[/caption]   We live far away from our families.   By far I mean the closest set of Grandparents are over seven hours away, and that everyone cries after a visit because the distance is just so far.  I know...