The weeks and days leading up to Oliver’s birth were a whirlwind. We had only returned from 3 months of traveling/working/living in Europe 8 weeks before. Right on the tails of that, we were trying hard to finish up the... Read More
Please note that today's post is not intended to make any mother feel "unnatural" or that this way of mothering is "better" than or superior to other ways. I am friends with plenty of mothers who do not chose these... Read More
Seems that I have a pattern of prodromal labor and going late. My babies don't seem late, though, nor do they get too large, so I think I've learned that I can easily let them bake away for an extra... Read More
Written by Erin Odom, Contributing Writer If you're expecting a baby (or hope to sometime in the future)--especially for the first time--your mind is probably spinning with questions. What supplements should you take? Should you exercise while pregnant? What's the best... Read More
Written by Erin Odom, Contributing Writer With all this talk of birthing babies around here at Keeper of the Home, I asked Stephanie if I could compare three common birth settings: home, hospital and birthing center births.* Whereas a home birth... Read More
Guest poster Christina began by sharing the first 5 decisions... today she continues on with 5 more decisions for parents of newborns. Please note: We do our utmost to offer the best and most accurate information that we can, but we... Read More
Guest Post by Christina Szrama Getting to the birth of your child took a dozen medical decisions at least, some small, some large. Well, your baby’s been born, you’re recovering (or trying to), and the decisions just won’t let up. ... Read More
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