Podcast 104: Parenting as a Calm, Loving Leader | Marcy Axness, Parenting for Peace

Marcy Axness Parenting for Peace

Our guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Dr. Marcy Axness, an early development specialist, popular international speaker, and author of Parenting for Peace: Raising the Next Generation of Peacemakers. In this episode, we will cover: how to move from Authoritarian parenting (“my way or the highway”) to Authoritative parenting (“loving leader”) what the 3 common problems … Read More

Podcast 103: Recovering from a Difficult Birth | Kate White, APPPAH

Our guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Kate White, a national board certified massage and registered Biodynamic craniosacral therapist who specializes in working with babies and their families. She is also the Director of Education at APPPAH. In this episode, we will cover: How to move through “Why didn’t anyone tell me?” and recover from a difficult … Read More


There are many things that we can give, the most important of which is our caring attention. When we make an effort to give our full attention and caring to another human being, it can make an amazing difference in someone’s day, and in our own. Try it. Next time you are in the checkout line, smile and say hello … Read More


Recently I have been trying to show up in my life by posing the question to myself  “what can I give today, rather than what can I get?” I like to think of myself as a self-less person who thinks of others often and gives wherever I can.  But if I’m honest, I have to admit that I can get … Read More


Tis the season of giving.  Advertisers certainty want you to believe that giving = stuff; however, no one I know needs more stuff, especially, not my kids.  Several articles have been circulating about “experiences” you can give your kids instead, or asking family members for swim lessons instead of a toy etc.  But, giving can be deeper than that and more … Read More

Podcast 102: Healthy Organic Baby Food with Little Spoon | Michelle Muller

Our guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Michelle Muller, co-founder and Chief Mom of Little Spoon, a national organic baby food delivery service. In this episode, we will cover: how Michelle’s own passion for food and cooking evolved from making her own baby’s food to a national brand how each developmental milestone requires specific nutritional elements that … Read More

Podcast 101: Pelvic Floor Rehab after C-section | Dr. Dawn Andalon

Our guest on this episode on “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Dr. Dawn Andalon, a physical therapist, educator, author, and co-founder of Level4 Physio-Wellness-Performance. She is known as a leading spine and women’s health specialist in the San Diego area. In this episode, we will cover: how soon is “too soon” to start moving, walking, exercising after a c-section the difference … Read More

Podcast #100: Amy Morin: 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do

Our guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Amy Morin, a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and the author of the 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do. In this episode, we will cover: learn how to encourage your kids to build mental muscle that allow them to become mentally strong, confident and resilient to stress how … Read More

Podcast 099: Jen Kamel of VBAC Facts: What You Should Know When Considering a VBAC

Our guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Jen Kamel of VBACfacts.com. She helps birth professionals, and cesarean parents, achieve clarity on VBAC through her educational training and consulting firm: VBACfacts.com. In this episode, we will cover: the common misconceptions women have about the risk of VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) and those that birth providers have. … Read More

Gratitude Changes Everything

One of my favorite saying is: “It is not happy people who are grateful; it is grateful people who are happy.”  To the very core of my being, I believe this to be true. Being grateful for the things we have, and shifting our perspective can truly lead to happiness.  Start every day by focusing on the things you are … Read More