Small Steps Add Up

Setting intentions is great, but you won’t get you very far unless you have a plan to bring that intent to life.  No one is proud of you for intending to do something.  We like people who act, people who create, people who DO. Life is too short to think about doing stuff. Since, I’m assuming you’ve already made your list of … Read More


As 2017 winds down I, like most people, am taking a peek back to reflect on the past year; what surprised me, what challenged me, and what would I like more of in my life. There were many great things that happened this year in my acupuncture practice, from sharing in the moments of positive pregnancy tests, to helping ease … Read More


 Most New Year’s resolutions fail because they stem from a sense of lack and the belief that acquiring or accomplishing something we don’t already have will somehow bring us lasting happiness.  They are a product of ego which will always tell us that we are not enough: “I need to lose weight” “I want to get in shape” “I need … Read More

Podcast 105: The Importance of Your Birth Story | Jaime Fleres

Our guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Jaime Fleres, a mother, writing coach, former college professor, doula, holistic healer, and embodied movement teacher. She is the author of the book Birth Your Story: Why Writing about Your Birth Matters. In this episode, we will cover: The 3 elements that make writing your birth story so healing for … Read More

Podcast 104: Parenting as a Calm, Loving Leader | Marcy Axness, Parenting for Peace

Marcy Axness Parenting for Peace

Our guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Dr. Marcy Axness, an early development specialist, popular international speaker, and author of Parenting for Peace: Raising the Next Generation of Peacemakers. In this episode, we will cover: how to move from Authoritarian parenting (“my way or the highway”) to Authoritative parenting (“loving leader”) what the 3 common problems … Read More

Podcast 103: Recovering from a Difficult Birth | Kate White, APPPAH

Our guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Kate White, a national board certified massage and registered Biodynamic craniosacral therapist who specializes in working with babies and their families. She is also the Director of Education at APPPAH. In this episode, we will cover: How to move through “Why didn’t anyone tell me?” and recover from a difficult … Read More