Category Archives: Parenting

Words that Speak Truth…Gratitude

It’s time to introduce our La Mision team of amazing women. And Gratitude is the FEELing tone of this introduction. As I have shared, I have held a vision that became a mission for Special Delivery Baby Hammock to become a vehicle of Change, Empowerment and stabilizing livelihood for women around the globe.  Arriving, this past… Continue Reading →

The Doctor’s In…Let’s Talk about Fever in Children

Some years ago, when I was first practicing, an article written by a long-time pediatrician came my way regarding Fever in children. It has been invaluable for me to share with families over the years.  Today I will give you a synopsis of what this physician wrote, having treated over 100,000 children in his years of… Continue Reading →

Words that speak Truth…Co-Incidence

While many of us have grown up hearing and using the word “coincidence” as if it meant some act of happenstance, an accidental occurrence, a strange & often humorous random act;  in actuality, we now know through the work of Quantum physics, that there are no random acts in this universe, no mistakes, no accidents. In… Continue Reading →

I Know this much…for sure!!

Why we make Special Delivery Baby Hammocks… Our Why revolves around creating A way that nurtures & soothes babies, with the clear intent that a baby that is nurtured and soothed will feel safe & secure.  And a baby that feels safe and secure will naturally become a more self-confident and self-empowered individual.  And in our estimation, a more self-confident &… Continue Reading →

I Know this much…for sure!!

Why we make Special Delivery Baby Hammocks… As a Mother and Midwife, my years of experience have shown me beyond any doubt, that babies that are held and cradled, especially in their first months after birth, develop a strong sense of security and trust.  Special Delivery Baby Hammocks provide that Womb to World solution, that gateway… Continue Reading →

I Know this much for sure!

Why we make Special Delivery Baby Hammocks… Our Why revolves around creating… A way that nurtures & soothes babies, with the clear intent that a baby that is nurtured and soothed will feel safe & secure.  And a baby that feels safe and secure will naturally become a more self-confident and self-empowered individual. And in our estimation, a more self-confident &… Continue Reading →

Breathe in…Breathe Out…

“for it is the breath that gathers us together and holds us in its embrace.”  Anyone that knows me, knows that Belly Breathing is something that I am passionate about.  And anyone that does Belly Breathing knows exactly why I am! Babies Belly Breathe and young children Belly Breathe, and its time that we all return… Continue Reading →

Filberts, A little bit Nutty…like me!

I’m not sure what it is, but today I am definitely feeling a little bit nutty. And that reminds me of my friend…the humble little Filbert or Hazelnut. When I moved to Oregon, from the “Fruit Bowl” of Yakima, I was given the gift of seeing these magnificent little nuts growing. And many was the fall… Continue Reading →

Happy May Day!

As flowers burst forth their magnificent displays of color and rich, alluring fragrances; let’s Breathe deeply and embody the essence of their gifts…let’s “Go with the Flow”! Many people live their lives struggling against the current, while others use the flow like a mighty wind. The flow of the universe moves through everything. It’s in… Continue Reading →

Seven Paths to Peace-Week III-The Feelings of Joy, Love, Beauty & Peace move through me like a current

Week III-The Feelings of Joy, Love, Beauty & Peace move through me like a current!   Expansion: “Let your light so shine before men that they, seeing your good works, shall glorify your Father which art in Heaven.”  Matthew 5:16 Reflection: We live in a vibrational Universe. Science confirms what mystics have told us from the beginning…. Continue Reading →

Walnuts…a little Brain in a shell!

I have always found the structure of walnuts to be so fascinating and fun. I often reflect on the Doctrine of Signatures”, an age-old concept that states that herbs and plants that resemble certain body parts, have benefit to those very parts.  In fact, botanist William Coles(1626–1662) supposed that God had made ‘Herbes for the use of… Continue Reading →

Seven Paths to Peace-Week II-Being in the Field of  Ever-expanding Good!

Week II- I Live, Breathe & have my Being in the Field of  Ever-expanding Good!   Expansion: Out beyond ideas of right & wrong there is a field, I will meet you there. And when the soul lies down in that field, the world is too big for words. Rumi  Reflection: All great teachings deliver this same… Continue Reading →

Seven Paths to Peace-Week I – All is Well!

Week I – All is Well! Expansion: These three simple words are the foundation of your Life. Establishing this first & foremost provides the basis from which all of life rises. In all ways, in all circumstances, situations & events, no matter what the appearance, All is Well! Reflection: Life is founded on an underlying Order. Universes &… Continue Reading →

A Commitment to YOU!

Each Friday I will post the new “Path to Peace”, inviting you to enter into this profound experience of deepening your connection to Universal Intelligence, Divine Mother and YOU! ” All this universe has the Supreme Deity for its life. That Deity is Truth. He is the Universal Soul.” Chhandogys Upanishad The Truth be told The… Continue Reading →

Cookin’ up some Quinoa…Easy!!

Quinoa is a nutrient-rich, gluten-free grain & once you understand how to easy it is to prepare, using it as a base of many wonderful dishes is a breeze. Quinoa is often called the healthiest food. For starters it is packed with protein; carrying all of the essential amino acids; is a low glycemic grain &… Continue Reading →

Seven Paths to Peace- Rituals & Practices into Our Hearts

Rituals & Practices: Looking into Nature – Finding our Selves  Is it possible that through time we have gotten the wrong message about Life? Could it be that nature has given us clues and messages that signify the ever-evolving magnificence of all of life? Patterns that yield beauty and success that does not have to… Continue Reading →

Your Weekly Inspiration: Begin Again

“There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the ground; there are a thousand ways to go home again.” Rumi Thousands of grains of sand upon Thousands of ocean shores Thousands of castles built and washed Thousands of open doors Thousands of feet that walk the earth Thousands of hands that hold Thousands of eyes that meet and… Continue Reading →

Seven Paths to Peace- Rituals and Practices

Rituals & Practices: Looking into Nature – Finding our Selves  Is it possible that through time we have gotten the wrong message about Life? Could it be that nature has given us clues and messages that signify the ever-evolving magnificence of all of life? Patterns that yield beauty and success that does not have to… Continue Reading →

“I Get To” Speak with Power words that Model Choice!

Power Words that Model Choice! Motherhood opens doors into a world that we previously only speculated about. It may appear before us as a “Wonder” land really, the great Unknown, the Grand adventure. Oh, we have enjoyed the speculation, especially as we have reflected upon our own Childhood…the other side of Parenthood and Motherhood. Whether we… Continue Reading →

5 Simple Steps to Eliminate Colds

  Sometimes colds and flu seem like a never-ending saga as school begins and the weather begins to change. However, following these 5 simple steps to Health, will bring a smile to your face as you eliminate colds and flu quickly and easily…or avoid getting them at all! With a little extra Nurturing & Love, it’s simple!… Continue Reading →

Motherhood, A Walk with An Open Mind

    “The art of healing comes from nature and not from the physician.  Therefore, the physician must start from nature with an open mind.” Paracelsus As Paracelsus reminds us, the heart and “art of healing comes from nature”; approached, explored, investigated; with an open mind. And so it is in Motherhood! The heart and art… Continue Reading →