This was one of the things I wasn’t thinking about or preparing for. When it doesn’t take. Damn. That really sucks when you are hoping and trying so hard to make a baby for such an amazing couple. It’s always been so easy for me to get pregnant, without really any trying, so it’s tough when I come to the realization that it didn’t work this time. […]
The day has finally come and gone! Saturday evening, the boys and I packed up our bags and headed over to the home of Supernova and Timberwolf* to stay the night for the home insem (insemination). I was so excited to finally check out their house and see where this future little baby that we are trying to make will be living. […]
First of all, what IS a doula? What does “doula” even mean?? The word “doula” comes from the Ancient Greek and it translates to “woman’s servant”. Now, stop right there. Do I really need to TALK YOU INTO a servant? I’m kidding, of course! We don’t treat these lovely ladies like servants, but that is kind of their job. […]
If you plan to have a natural birth in a hospital, you might want to have a birth plan typed up to give to your care provider before you go into labor. Although you may express verbally your wishes, sometimes in the moment of chaos which is labor, your wishes may be forgotten by a care provider if they do not have a reminder. […]
I became a mom on July 30th, 2005. When my first son, Bradyn, was born, I thought I needed one of EVERYTHING just like all of the popular parenting magazines try to make you believe. Now that I am a mom of 5, I realized how much money I wasted on things I never needed. […]
There are many names for a “crunchy” mom. Likewise, crunchy moms come in all varieties. Here at Crunchy Family, we accept and welcome crunchy moms of all levels.
Crunchy moms are also called a variety of things, including a naturally-minded, granola, green and hippie.So, what makes a crunchy mom?
The traits of a crunchy mom include:
Because we’re all in this together, here’s what our readers have to say:
A naturally-minded mom is a mom who is willing to go against the grain and do what is best for her child and her family. […]