June 1, 2016
For South African women ...a letter from my heart

Beloved women, mothers, daughters and grandmothers of South Africa. I have sat on this letter for four years now... Why?  I think I was afraid! Yet I feel a passionate calling to remind us of our incredible powerful selves, being women. I have a feeling that our beloved South Africa and world could only benefit from […]

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May 10, 2016
It's the journey

As I am contemplating my day and some of the conversation that took place, in my head and with those I love. I suddenly realize my inquiry of the day was answered in a conversation that happened by and by. I was wishing my sister-in-law a happy birthday and we were enjoying the idea of […]

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May 3, 2016

I am sitting sipping a coffee, contemplating what my new home, life and space will feel and look like. I dream of more time with my sister, mother, best friends and family. To be in a space and time where our sharing is more immediate and in real time. I dream of working with people […]

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April 26, 2016

How sweet the sound of my girls laughter as she's rolling on the ground with her best-friend-forever. They make each other laugh, they giggle and tumble. And they also declare war when feelings become too intense. They learn how to govern these unkind feelings, finding the words, the space, acknowledging the truth of them without the […]

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April 19, 2016
In the Red Tent

The story behind the red tent I found and where its going, ha! Its going to South Africa... but I also know that every woman who steps into a red tent, even just once, will never forget and take it with her. I am committed to the space and energy it holds for the feminine […]

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April 12, 2016
Doula-ing my family

  Birth metaphors are endless in life for me. Here is looking at the "Transition Phase": I am moving my family to South Africa. Saying goodbye to a life we created on one side of the world, California, the last five in San Diego. We are going to explore and experience our other homeland, South Africa. […]

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December 2, 2015
Why Birth Education?

What is the value of this kind of class? Why sign up? Is it worth the cost? Is it really necessary, I thought instinct guides us on this one? So here is my two cents and why I am passionate about education and the loving preparation around the birthing of new generations and preparing as […]

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September 15, 2015
Waiting for the flowers to bloom

Sharing a special moment with my baby girl and I find myself wishing someone was watching, capturing the moment to hold forever and be witnessed. She is quietly breastfeeding, looking at me with her big brown eyes, they suddenly squint and she is smiling at me, the corner of her mouth turning up, but mostly […]

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August 2, 2015

Cindy Silverlock one of my teachers in the wonderful practice of Metamorphosis, shares the words below. This simple yet profound practice has brought refreshing and unique perspective to my life when I most needed it. A practice that has served me and my family and community. I am thankful and want to share. "Metamorphosis offers […]

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July 16, 2015
Finding some clarity

I was reading stories to my two girls the other night, the first night they went to bed at the same time with the same stories! Lara on the breast and Charlotte cuddling close and loving the top of her sisters head. My heart nearly exploded out of my chest. I was so taken by […]

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