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Parenting can be a handful... 

...Literally!

With a baby in tow, 'hands free' is more important than ever​ and baby wearing frees up your hands while safely snuggling your baby against your body. The right baby wearing sling can be a comfortable option for you and your baby while supporting your little ones delicate joints. 

Some baby wearing options fit similar to a front facing backpack with clips and over the shoulder straps, while others are more like a...Read more


It seems like no matter how you choose to feed your baby, there's always someone with something to say about it. 

You're damned if you do and you're damned if you don't. 

The big kicker is, most of this judgment is coming from other parents! 

When did feeding a baby become the root of such a heated debate? These little babes have to eat!

Since the haters are gonna hate, we're gonna keep doing what we do best and...Read more


As doulas we are so fortunate to have the ability to develop relationships with the birth industry's leading professionals. 

Linda LeMon is an outstanding IBCLC and childbirth educator in Westchester and we had the opportunity to interview her to help answer some of the questions we hear most often from mothers as they begin their breastfeeding journey. Babies don't come with instruction manuals (and...Read more

You've gotta fight!

For your right!

To potty.

We know you just said that with the Beastie Boys tune in your head. It's okay so did we.

What are we talking about here?

The dreaded potty training of your toddler.

Who would have thought that it would be so time consuming and stressful to teach someone else how to poop in a toilet?

We have some tips and tricks to help make this potty training process a...Read more


The holidays can be overwhelming. 

There's so much to be done, gifts to wrap and cookies to bake and it doesn't help that the kids are already running amok in full holiday mode. Taking the time to refocus and relax is important and we're all guilty of putting ourselves on the back burner while feeling the pressure of getting things perfect for the holidays. 

It's not impossible to relax,...Read more


A familiar face and an organized plan is a breath of fresh air to any new mother.

Whether you're expecting your labor doula to arrive when you are in labor, or waiting for your postpartum doula to ring your doorbell when you are bringing home baby for the first time, it is a huge relief for new parents...Read more


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