Category Archives: Life

What if you want to charge less? Other thoughts about pricing.

And maybe still working out some stuff around previous-doula-org, too. “Knowledge without mileage equals bullshit.” – Henry Rollins The other day I was talking about raising my prices as a jewelry designer and metalsmith. Today I’m going to talk about dropping my … Continue reading

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And so it goes

Today was a little bit demoralizing when I got a nice email from a well known health food store chain, telling me that I wasn’t qualified to work in their store as a part time bakery assistant and barista. See. … Continue reading

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Long live the Queen.

Honey&Ollie was a rockety ride, completely exhausting, and it took me over some very rough road, I loved it, hated it, it taught me so much… it was hard. It spanned some rough years in my life, was bookended by the ending … Continue reading

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Paradigms shift.

Boy do they ever. Earlier this month I took a fantastic labor doula training with Rena Koerner, and started my labor doula certification process again. I feel better prepared, with a better understanding of the physiology and psychology of birth, which is just huge when … Continue reading

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And then it was us.

We just wrapped up a weeklong visit with my mom, and we had a houseguest for a few days before that, so everyone here at the little white house on the hill is adjusting to having the house back to … Continue reading

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October… busy month!

October might be shaping up to be a little bit crazy! Along with getting married (!!!) and having a honeymoon, I’ll be attending the ProDoula Conference in Kansas City and expanding my professional world a little bit. So of course, … Continue reading

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Well. I’m home.

Has it been over a year since I wrote a blog here? Holy cow, it has. What happened??? So much has happened. I think for purposes of this blog, it’s safe to say that primarily a crippling depression happened. That … Continue reading

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