BIRTH STORIES - MEET LAUREN

Friends,

It's time for another birth story. My favorite kind of story.  My hope with this series of posts is to shine light on the very fabric of life, and the wondrous women who facilitate it. I think we can all glean, grow, and find inspiration from storytelling. All of these stories will be woven together with themes of surrender, faith, courage, and the understanding that birth is a body, soul, and spirit phenomena; and when harnessed in it's fullness, truly and miraculously transforming. 

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Finding Eden Part II

It's surreal how fast time passes. Like surreal. And am I the only one who feels like each year seems to go by even faster than the last?! I mean, can someone tell me where did the first half of my twenties go?! Really, I'd like a pause button, please.

It feels like yesterday, I was just barely married playing house with my high school sweetheart, Michael, with no plan except to have no plan. Because when you get married at 19, you don't have plans. You're 19. And plans are for boring people, obviously. I'm kidding. Sort of.

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BIRTH STORIES - MEET MEGAN

Hello pretties,

I am thrilled to be launching the very first Eden House birth story. (YAY!) My hope with this series of posts is to shine light on the very fabric of life, and the wondrous women who facilitate it. I think we can all glean, grow, and find inspiration from storytelling. All of these stories will be woven together with themes of surrender, faith, and courage, and the understanding that birth is a body, soul, and spirit phenomena; and when harnessed in it's fullness, truly and miraculously transforming.

Let's get started.

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Doulas! Are They Worth the Investment?

Expecting a baby? Congratulations! Or maybe you're not currently pregnant, but know it's something you desire in the future; congratulations to you, too!

Being a woman is awesome. Better than awesome. And having the power to build a life with your body is crazy miraculous and way too special to be overlooked. So congratulations to all you mama's out there [present + future]. This post is for you. You're creating, building, and nourishing this earth one breath at a time. That's reason enough to get a little praise. 

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