Monthly Archives: February 2011

I Know I Know Nothing & Why I Chose Not To Chop

The biggest lesson I’ve learnt about being a mom so far is knowing that I know nothing. Any preconceived ideas on what I thought to be the “norm” have long been confined to the past. Most importantly, I have learnt to trust my gut and let my intuition lead the way to discovering new (or old) ways of looking at things, examining all the evidence before me, to be a critical thinker and to be my sons advocate. Continue reading

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Adequate Breast Milk Supply or Bust?

I come from a long line of non breastfeeding mothers. My mother didn’t breastfeed me as it simply wasn’t in vogue, my grandmother didn’t breastfeed my mom as her doctors fed her some story that her breast milk was too thick (have you ever) and this was the pattern that went on for a few generations in my family but even with this family history, knowing that we had all turned out okay without “breast is best” mother’s milk I never thought, not for one moment while pregnant that I wouldn’t or couldn’t breastfeed. I always just assumed that I could and would.

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Nurtured Babies – Conscious Conception

Need I say more?

Nurtured Babies.

We don’t vaccinate because… |

This sums up my thoughts on vaccinations quite eloquently….

We don’t vaccinate because… |.

Conscious Birth, Johannesburg – Connecting with Your Inner Goddess

One of my motivations of starting a blog was to share with my friends and family all that I come across relating to goddess empowerment, natural/attachment parenting awesome products and great services to name a few… In my attempt to catch up on awesome services I have had the privilege of experiencing over the last 9 months, every few days I will do my best on posting a product or service provider that I have enjoyed using…

Below are a few testimonals that I have sent to Theoni of Conscious Birth.

Postnatal massage with the Theoni of Conscious Birth is the most wonderful way to thank your body gently for working so tirelessly during the labour of birth – a beautiful way to ground yourself.

Pregnancy yoga with Theoni provided the perfect place to go inward and connect with my unborn child. Yoga also played a big role in preparing both my mind and body for a magical birth experience!

I thoroughly enjoyed the workshop with Theoni. Running around with a new baby, I seldom get a chance to connect with my body and that is exactly what the workshop afforded me to do. I could do a workshop every week!

Now that I no longer have a belly it really is beautiful being reminded of the beauty of pregnancy. Every day when I walk past my unique, never to be repeated work of art handing on my wall  I look forward to the day that I can let my boy know that my belly mask was moulded around his body in my belly.

 

http://www.consciousbirth.co.za

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A Talk on the Pro’s & Con’s of Vaccinations by Dr. Vicki Compere

I received the following email this week. I won’t be able to make the talk but I have been to one of her previous talks & I highly recommend it if you have questions that may be nagging away at you 🙂

Dr Vicki Compere will be having a discussion on vaccinations. The pro’s and con’s of vaccinations, understanding the illnesses vaccinated against, homoeopathic and nutritional treatment alternatives, ways to minimise the negative side-effects of vaccinations, and much more.

Do not miss this opportunity to have your questions answered.

Date: 12 February 2011

Time: 10-12am

Place: The Centre For Holistic Health, 56 Kingfisher Drive, Fourways

Cost: R100 pp

Please RSVP on 084 447 7749

Booking essential as space is limited