Babies’ Hearts and Minds

By Meg Stanaker, IBCLC One of the great privileges that I have as a lactation consultant is to spend time meeting and getting to know lots of babies. As I say to parents all the time, babies reveal who they are at the breast when they are feeding. They show us their...

The Magic of Bellydance

The ancient art of bellydancing with flowing, sensual movements began in community gatherings and ceremonies where women danced and celebrated with and for each other. Bellydance is an art form that benefits the body, mind, spirit, and community. Bellydance is a low...

Strength and Self-Care While Surviving

We are honored to share the essays written by women in our community who have been through breast cancer.  Thanks to all for participating! By Tory L. I was diagnosed with breast cancer in April of 2010, at 39, with 4- and 6-year-old daughters. I had recently quit my...