Oxytocin = Banana Bread

Oxytocin = Banana Bread

At Birth Roots we talk a lot about the lesser known, hormonal opposite of adrenaline, called OXYTOCIN.  The hormone of love, community, bonding, and relaxation.  It is so incredibly important in so many of the processes around pregnancy, birth (literally makes...
Your Oxygen Mask.  Not That One…

Your Oxygen Mask. Not That One…

…the one for when they take your breath away. We spend a lot of time focusing on the hard parts, learning tips and tricks to make it through the day, squeezing just a little more efficiency out of our routines and then it happens, dragging ourselves and our kids...
The Gift of -ISH

The Gift of -ISH

Before I became a parent, I was a “if I’m not 5 minutes early, I’m late” kind of person. I never really minded if other people ran a little late, but it always stressed me out! After becoming a parent, it was a really difficult transition for me when my exit from the...