It’s time to make something clear about doTERRA’s testing practices. I’m seeing half a story being passed around, and people are jumping to vilify doTERRA before they consider all the facts. Recently, this study on Frankincense essential oil and this one on Lemongrass essential oil were released, and the ‘crunchy’ part of the internet got outraged. They [ keep reading ]
This interview was originally published in March 2014 as part of the lovely Olga Dossa’s “Inspiring Peace” series on being an empowered, joyful and peaceful mother. Olga Dossa: What was the catalyst that inspired you into mothering the way that you do? Krystal Trammell: I became a mother when I was just 18, and my [ keep reading ]
A Rainbow Bridge story is sometimes written to welcome a child Earthside. It tells a tale of pre-birth consciousness. This is the cosmic story of my 4th and 5th children, adapted from our Knowing and my Imagination. Once upon a time, in a land of time unchanging, beyond the Rainbow Bridge and the River of [ keep reading ]
Back when I was a full-time doula, I remember having a conversation with my husband’s best friend. Something came up about abortion, and he kind of fumbled over his words and apologized to me. I was confused for a moment, then asked him directly – “Do you think I’m pro-life because I attend births?” And [ keep reading ]
If you’re having a homebirth with a midwife, she’s probably provided you with a list of supplies–or a pre-made birth kit–that you should have on hand. However, if you’re birthing at home without assistance, you may wonder what supplies and items would be worth having on hand to maximize your comfort and peace-of-mind as your [ keep reading ]
I am the embodiment of the Divine Feminine, the Mother Goddess, the Bringer of Life Force to the Earth. My body is imprinted with the wisdom of the ages, to birth babies as we have done for thousands of years. I….
Some folks still insist that covering up is important and encourage the use of nursing covers and other tools for “modesty”. They feel that breastfeeding should be done away from public view (especially if boys or men are around!)–even if that means retreating from social functions. I’m not going to tell you the “right” way [ keep reading ]
It’s 2018–breastfeeding in public should no longer be a controversial topic. The fact is, your baby needs to eat no matter where you are or who might notice. Don’t let anyone tell you to feed your baby in a restroom, dressing room, your car, or anywhere else where you’d feel uncomfortable eating a meal! You [ keep reading ]