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Monthly Archive for May, 2010

: May, 2010

Celebrating Memorial Day

For those of you who do not know, before we got married, my husband served 5 years in the United States Marine Corps, something I am very proud of. He was stationed all over the world from Japan to

Local Memorial Day Parades

If you children are anything like mine, they love a good parade!  This year will be the second year that we are going to be able to watch my husband march with our local Volunteer Fire Department here

Safely Co-Sleeping

In recent years, especially with the amount of cribs being recalled, and the number of deaths resulting from these recalls, many parents have started to co-sleep. But co-sleeping when not done
Categories: General

Avoiding Common Hospital Interventions

Today, childbirth has become more of a medical procedure than a natural function of our bodies. Many women who do have a desire for a natural birth are often looking for resources and information on

Why Better Homes & Gardens Offends Me

It is no secret that I am upfront about not being some kind of domestic goddess. I rarely enjoy cooking, and if I can avoid it, I do. We are a family that enjoys to dine out, and our children are

Drinking & Driving Awareness Day

This coming Wednesday, May 26th is Drinking and Driving Awareness Day. With all the alcohol related car accidents that take place annually, or the local teenagers being killed as the result of

Let Labor Begin on its Own!

Lets face it!  The last couple weeks of pregnancy are miserable, uncomfortable, and downright painful for some women. One thing women do not take into consideration in most cases in the end of

Southford Falls State Park in Oxford

I know there are a lot of parents out there that struggle with ideas of what to do with your children on a nice day that isn’t going to cost an arm and an leg!  My mission this summer is to uncover

Take Back Birth

The Shelton Butterfly Project

On November 20th, 2009 Viviana Rose Cavalli was killed in a car accident which also claimed the life of her boyfriend, and injured her best friend. The community in Shelton, which is a tight knit, and