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Mary Alice Carpenter

Licensed and Certified Midwife, Perinatal Mental Health Therapist

Mary Alice is a midwife and mom living in Houston, Texas! She loves to work with families during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum to educate them about their choices and facilitate peaceful transitions into parenthood. In her free time, she loves to play with her dog, eat Mexican food, and learn more about Houston's historic preservation!

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Mommy Chick of the Month: Stephanie Pascarella from Wash with Water

We're so excited to introduce you to Stephanie Pascarella, mother and founder of Wash with Water Organics, as our Mommy Chick of the Month.

Lori Caden, Belly Bandit, Mommy Chick, Baby Chick

Mommy Chick of the Month: Lori Caden of Belly Bandit

We're so excited to feature mompreneur Lori Caden, created of the Belly Bandit, as our September 2017 Mommy Chick of the Month!

Tiny Nursery Reveal

Tiny Nursery Reveal: Tips for Designing a Nursery When You’re Tight on Space

Expecting a baby and working with a small space? Check out this tiny nursery reveal with our space-saving baby recommendations.

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Tiny Nursery Reveal

Tiny Nursery Reveal: Tips for Designing a Nursery When You’re Tight on Space

Expecting a baby and working with a small space? Check out this tiny nursery reveal with our space-saving baby recommendations.

Young women cooking and testing the family friends soup recipe in the kitchen.

An Easy, Healthy, Family Friendly Soup Recipe

Follow these steps to make the easiest family friendly soup recipe! It's healthy and requires minimal effort--mom win!

Why Mom's Love Sam's Club and Why You Should Join Today

Why Moms Love Sam’s Club and Why You Should Join Today

What mom doesn't love to save time and money? We were blown away by the quality of services and products on our recent trips to Sam's Club.

How to Swaddle a Baby in Less than 60 Seconds

Swaddling helps to soothe your baby and give him a better night's sleep. Learn how to swaddle a baby like a pro by watching this video on swaddling a baby.

When to Go to the Hospital in Labor as a First Time Mom

When to Go to the Hospital in Labor as a First Time Mom – Podcast Ep 1

In this podcast Nina and Mary Alice (both birth doulas who have attended hundreds of births) have broken this mystery down so you can know when to go to the hospital in labor as a first time mom.

August Desktop + Mobile Wallpaper Download

Half Moon Lettering has designed this wallpaper download as a little reminder to stop and smell the roses the last few weeks of summer.

Talking Sheet with Brooklinen: When to Refresh and Replace Your Family's Linens

Talking Sheet with Brooklinen: When to Refresh and Replace Your Family’s Linens

We spend so much of our lives in between our sheets! Replace and refresh often with Brooklinen, making quality, affordable linens.

Tips for Moving Homes While Pregnant: 10 Ways to Decrease the Stress

Tips for Moving Homes While Pregnant: 10 Ways to Decrease the Stress

We have put together a list of tips for moving homes while pregnant. Make the process as stress-free as possible!

July's Wallpaper

July Desktop + Mobile Wallpaper

Rachel from Half Moon Lettering has prepared a beautiful design for us this month. Check out July's Wallpaper Download. It's free!

Megan Faulkner, Garden Baby, mommy chick, baby chick

Mommy Chick of the Month: Megan Faulkner of Garden Baby

Megan Faulkner of organic children's line Garden Baby shares with us her life changing parenting journey and love for the earth.

Stephanie Pascarella, Wash with Water, Mommy Chick, baby chick

Mommy Chick of the Month: Stephanie Pascarella from Wash with Water

We're so excited to introduce you to Stephanie Pascarella, mother and founder of Wash with Water Organics, as our Mommy Chick of the Month.

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Mommy Chick of the Month: Steffy Degreff from Steffy’s Pros and Cons

Stuffy Degreff is our October Mommy Chick and is sharing her quick tip for bad hair days and reconnecting with your partner each morning!

Lori Caden, Belly Bandit, Mommy Chick, Baby Chick

Mommy Chick of the Month: Lori Caden of Belly Bandit

We're so excited to feature mompreneur Lori Caden, created of the Belly Bandit, as our September 2017 Mommy Chick of the Month!

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This is Birth: A Documentary by Lisa Ling

Lisa Ling's "This is Birth" tells the story of modern American birth. We're sharing this, happily celebrating diverse experiences.

Strengthening Your Pelvic Floor with Elvie

Strengthening Your Pelvic Floor with Elvie

Most women have a hard time when it comes to strengthening their pelvic floor. The Elvie can help. Read more about it here.