• From Tracy: A wonderful collection of birth stories from California midwife Peggy Vincent.  Sometimes we just need to read about the potential of the power and beauty of birth to appreciate all that it entails.
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  • From Tracy: Similar to ToddlerCalm, this is a really good guide for the first year.
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    Due to requests for the course and the fact that I didn't have it scheduled until summer 2020, I have decided to do a limited spaces run in March for those families interested.  I am limiting spaces because I need to focus on developing the next course.  I hope this fills the gap that is there right now and I look forward to meeting the families that join this month :) This 4-week email course is for those who are currently struggling with sleep or who may just want to jump the gun and understand more about the sleep process, the expectations we can have, how to navigate being responsive with self-care, and how to make gentle changes when necessary.  The course includes the emails, some optional homework, and a virtual 30-minute "office hour"  via Zoom or email.  See below for more details on the four units. Please ensure the email you provide during checkout is the one you want to use for the course.
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  • From Tracy: For the breastfeeding moms, this is more of a memoir than “how-to”, but a wonderful read and one that will help many families feel more secure in their own breastfeeding journey, especially as it pertains to sleep.
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    If you would like to book a 15-min call to see if we are a match, please visit the Individual Help Page here.

    Consultations can be made on a wide array of issues.  I have worked with families on sleep, discipline, school/daycare, social and emotional development, welcoming siblings, divorce, and more.  I take a very individualized approach which allows me to take your situation into account with any recommendations I may have. One-time consultations can be done via Skype, phone, or email and cover a broad range of issues and are perfect for most topics.  The consultation includes:
    • the 75-minute session via Skype or phone (or in-depth emails to gather the same information)
    • a summary of the plan discussed, and
    • 2 weeks of email follow-up  (you can select to purchase a longer follow-up time of an additional 2 weeks)
    If you are looking for a sleep package, I offer that as well to allow for more follow-up which is often necessary when making changes with sleep.  In this package (which you can select as an add-on when purchasing), you receive:
    • the initial 75 min consultation
    • a written sleep plan after the call
    • two 30-minute follow-up calls (to be done within 6 weeks of the initial consultation), and
    • WhatsApp or email follow-up for up to two weeks after the final call
    Once you purchase individual help, a link for the scheduler will be displayed in the purchase note.  Please use that link to book your initial appointment. Note that if you are a repeat client, please do not book here, but email me for your direct link.
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    Please note that all prices are billed in Canadian dollars.  You can see what this is in your currency using the currency converter here.

    If you would like to book a 15-min call to see if we are a match, please visit the Individual Help Page here.

    Consultations can be made on a wide array of issues.  I have worked with families on sleep, discipline, school/daycare, social and emotional development, welcoming siblings, divorce, and more.  I take a very individualized approach which allows me to take your situation into account with any recommendations I may have. One-time consultations can be done via Skype, phone, or email and cover a broad range of issues and are perfect for most topics.  The consultation includes:
    • the 75-minute session via Skype or phone (or in-depth emails to gather the same information)
    • a summary of the plan discussed, and
    • 2 weeks of email follow-up  (you can select to purchase a longer follow-up time of an additional 2 weeks)
    If you are looking for a sleep package, I offer that as well to allow for more follow-up which is often necessary when making changes with sleep.  In this package (which you can select as an add-on when purchasing), you receive:
    • the initial 75 min consultation
    • a written sleep plan after the call
    • two 30-minute follow-up calls (to be done within 6 weeks of the initial consultation), and
    • WhatsApp or email follow-up for up to two weeks after the final call
    Once you purchase individual help, you will receive a link for the scheduler in order to book your initial appointment. Note that if you are a repeat client, please do not book here, but email me for your direct link.
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  • Please note that all prices are billed in Canadian dollars.  You can see what this is in your currency using the currency converter here.

    If you would like to book a 15-min call to see if we are a match, please visit the Individual Help Page here.

    Consultations can be made on a wide array of issues.  I have worked with families on sleep, discipline, school/daycare, social and emotional development, welcoming siblings, divorce, and more.  I take a very individualized approach which allows me to take your situation into account with any recommendations I may have. One-time consultations can be done via Skype, phone, or email and cover a broad range of issues and are perfect for most topics.  The consultation includes:
    • the 75-minute session via Skype or phone (or in-depth emails to gather the same information)
    • a summary of the plan discussed, and
    • 2 weeks of email follow-up  (you can select to purchase a longer follow-up time of an additional 2 weeks)
    If you are looking for a sleep package, I offer that as well to allow for more follow-up which is often necessary when making changes with sleep.  In this package (which you can select as an add-on when purchasing), you receive:
    • the initial 75 min consultation
    • a written sleep plan after the call
    • two 30-minute follow-up calls (to be done within 6 weeks of the initial consultation), and
    • WhatsApp or email follow-up for up to two weeks after the final call
    Once you purchase individual help, a link for the scheduler will be displayed in the purchase note.  Please use that link to book your initial appointment. Note that if you are a repeat client, please do not book here, but email me for your direct link.
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  • From Tracy: There is reason for controversy over some of the ideas here, but like all things academic, that is the sign of a good book.  Written years ago, but a great look at the debate over nature versus nurture.
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  • Unsure of the mainstream "expert" advice given to parents?  Want the scientific reasons why you can throw most of it out in favour of gentle and responsive parenting?  This ebook is for you.
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  • Welcome to the wonderful world of child care.  It is nearly guaranteed to plague you with feelings of guilt, fear, and doubt as you hear people’s unbridled opinions on the issue, both good and bad.  The goal of this ebook is to help you navigate the very murky, difficult waters of child care so that you can come to a decision that you feel confident in and prepares you for any event that may result in having to stand up for your child or even a change of care.  By going through the hard work now, you can feel confident and secure that you are doing the best you can for your child when it comes to their care.
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    Most parents are not prepared for raising a high-needs or orchid child and even less prepared for how harsh our culture can be for these sensitive children.  Contrary to modern advice to toughen up our kids to face the harsh world, these children require a much more gentle and supportive hand if they are to thrive, just as the orchid requires extensive care to grow into the beautiful flower it is.  Although orchid children are at higher risk for some negative outcomes, this is tempered by the fact that when they are given the right environment and the right support, they actually do better than those children who are more resilient at the start.  The goal for this 4-week course is to help you create that environment and provide that support in a culture that is working against you.  As always, the course comes with office hours to help individualize the information to your child and situation.  For more details, you can read the longer description below. Format: Written and streaming audio link (link will be provided in each email and will be a reading of the written content), office hours via Zoom or email Number of Spots: 30 Next Available Run: October 2020
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  • From Tracy: The Bible of natural birth by the woman who helped keep these practices alive and has shown the world exactly how competent women are when properly supported.
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  • From Tracy: Dr. Bloom is excellent at translating psychological research on children for the masses and in this installment he looks at how we view morality.  It is fascinating as long as you remember that even our psychological research can be steeped in culture.
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  • From Tracy The follow-up to Our Babies, Ourselves, Dr. Small takes on how culture and biology interact in our parenting of children.  Again, so much of what we take for granted as “normal” in raising kids is really anything but.
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  • From Tracy: A must-read to truly understand the evolution of motherhood and shared care through the lens of our unique childhood.  Of course the book goes beyond to argue that this unique need of humans to rely on others has also led to our unique capacity to understand others.  Truly eye-opening.
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