Forced vs. Natural Milestones

As parents, we hear what "experts" claim to be average ages that children meet milestones in our culture. We then tend to compare our children to these averages and push them to reach them out of fear that they aren't living up to the cultural norm or standard. When many people first discover Radical Unschooling, in which a family lives … [Read more...]

The Sparkling Martins!

I have been keeping a family blog for over six years now. It is there that I share our journey as a Radical Unschooling family. I use this as a journal, a family photo album, a resource for my children's yearly evaluations and a place where family and friends can see what we are up to. I hope to inspire other families to pursue their … [Read more...]

Sexy Birth – Taking Birth to New Depths!

Sexy Birth is a compilation of ten years of my work as a Doula and childbirth educator. It is my personal birthing philosophy and method of birth with personal stories to highlight my perspective. I am beginning a Sexy Birth teacher training program in which I will facilitate women becoming childbirth educators and Doulas. My plans are … [Read more...]

Sexy Birth Is Being Released!

"Being responsible for your birth means shifting from a cultural place of control, to a place of trust and inner knowing that all is well and as it should be. It is a space of acceptance for what is and then from that position of well-being, informed decisions can be made. Making decisions from a place of fear or worry isn't ideal, but … [Read more...]