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5 Ways To Parent For the Planet

With the Amazon rainforest burning, the arctic melting, and worldwide climate strikes happening, we are left to wonder what we can do to address this often-overwhelming and anxiety-producing outlook on the future of our planet. While there are certainly large-scale changes that need to be made, sometimes legislation and the discussions of world powers can leave us feeling a bit helpless as individuals. So, we wanted to focus this month’s blog post on five ways that parents can promote a healthy Earth in the choices we make every day. Read on for some simple (though not necessarily easy!) things you can do as a family to parent for the planet.

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Postpartum Doulas and The Fourth Trimester

The fourth trimester is the time when a baby is changing and developing rapidly—as if they were still in the womb—for the first twelve weeks or so, while their parents also change and develop rapidly to learn their baby and learn themselves in their new roles as parents of this baby.

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Better Beginnings For More

In this age of the fast, the busy, the distracted, and the over-committed, we believe in the slow. We believe in the tender. We believe in the attentive, and we believe in the commitment. As trained professionals who continually seek more knowledge to support families in their postpartum time, we offer a calm, experienced, professional presence unlike anything else.

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It's not an end. It's a beginning.

The first moment after birth--the first postpartum moment in that family's existence--means everything has changed. Everything is made new. The parents are beginning to know and be formed by their new little one. The baby is beginning to know and be formed by his or her parents. Then, of course, this expands into every person and creature this baby will encounter along the way, from siblings to relatives to friends, teachers, pets, gardens, and on and on and on.

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