3 Ways Positive Thinking Can Help You Find Your Bliss

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By Tina Santiago Rodriguez of Truly Rich Mom Have you ever heard of the phrase "Your thoughts can become things"? I first encountered it when I was still working fulltime for a local publishing company. I had to proofread a book by bestselling author Bo Sanchez, titled How to Turn Your Thoughts into Things, and I ended up learning so much about the power ... Continue Reading

Blog Love: Bethany Morris of The Free Woman


  Blog Love is where I feature a blogger or a blog that I admire. After a long hiatus, I’m so pleased to resurrect this feature again (hooray!) with my guest for this month, Bethany Morris, creator of the inspirational women's site, The Free Woman. I first "met" Bethany via Instagram, inspired by her beautiful images and motivational posts. We ... Continue Reading

How to Find your Unique Blog Voice


By Ginger Arboleda of Mommy Ginger I remember back in 2005, there were just a few people who were into blogging. I noticed that in 2008, that’s when people started picking up the trend and they started creating their own blogs. Nowadays, blogging has become prolific. It seems like each individual that I have come across either has a blog or wants to have ... Continue Reading

Mothering the Mother – On sacred postpartum

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One of the reasons why I decided to approach this pregnancy and second birth with more intention was because I carried a bit of trauma with me from the first birth. Compared to the experiences of others, my first birth — of my son, Vito — was successful: I did it naturally; I practiced "spiritual childbirth" exercises and meditations, to get through the ... Continue Reading

Books to Include in Your 2015 Reading List


by Vanessa Salas of Shedmom.com Our small family recently moved to a new place, and it forced me to take stock of my book collection; it challenged me to whittle my precious books down to the essentials, or the ones that would be too painful to leave behind. It was a tough choice. I wanted to bring them all! But I knew deep down that I wouldn't ... Continue Reading

My Gentle Birth Story

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It's been three weeks since I've sat down to write anything. But I don't think I'll forget either of my birth experiences. This one, however, was pleasantly different, because I was able to approach it with more knowledge, intention and preparation. So I'll get right into it, alright? Some pre-story notes, so you can follow my story with an informed point ... Continue Reading