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How to Spot Twelve Invaluable Doula Traits

How to Spot Twelve Invaluable Doula Traits
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Please welcome back Stephanie Nickel. She’s going to let moms-to-be in on twelve invaluable traits a labor doula should possess. You’ll want to know this before you hire a doula. If you’re not sure what a labor doula is, click through to read this post.

Stephanie is not only a gifted writer and editor, but she also helps deliver precious gifts—she’s a certified labor doula through CAPPA Canada. (CAPPA stands for Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association.) Continue reading “How to Spot Twelve Invaluable Doula Traits” »

5 Ways to Foster Your Child’s Intrinsic Motivation

5 Ways to Foster Your Child’s Intrinsic Motivation

Newborns are born with a built-in radar system, aptly named—intrinsic motivation.

The Deliberative Mind said,

“Motivation is what moves you to go after something you want to have.” 

A few weeks ago, I held my friend’s adorable granddaughter, three-month-old, Isla.

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