The first time we met…

Posted on: July 27, 2018 | parenting, Wellness, working mom

I love “how we met” stories.

The drama, the fun, the growth of the people involved make for such fun tales.

I think that’s why we like to tell–and hear–Birth stories.

“Birth is like going on a blind date where you know you will meet the love of your life.”

What if we approached our days as if we just knew we were going to meet a ‘kindred spirit’, as Anne of Green Gables so succinctly says.

I have a doula bestie. I can be my authentic self around her, we laugh so hard it hurts–and we have authority to tell each other the truth even if it hurts.

We talk regularly on the phone and we are Prodoula Conference roommates for life.

Motherhood can be lonely.

It is vital to find Your People, the ones who embrace your quirks and adore your idiosyncrasies. They lift you up and will come to your rescue. As you do with them.

Here’s how I met Aisha Fanning, owner of Vegas Family Doulas and my doula bff: