It’s that time of year again. Time to roll out your income and expense sheets and start getting your tax information ready. This year will be a new experience for me.  I’ll be filing in a new state and as a different business entity.  I’m not sure about all the issues I’ll need to understand, but that’s what accountants are for. It is important to keep information about the income you earn from your birth business, but most birth professionals seem to be better equipped to manage the emotional needs of labor than tax forms.  Here are some rules I follow, use them as aRead More →

Second semester of midwifery school has begun, but not really.  The ice in Atlanta has made travel dangerous so the city is effectively closed. Gives me a few days to finish preparing myself for the work of a semester. I underestimated the amount of work it would be to complete the MPH and the MSN together.  This next semester is going to be my most difficult in terms of balancing classes, family and clinical.  20 credits! But I remember the purpose and I remember my women who are waiting for me to return. As part of the midwifery program, we “practice” our skills with experiencedRead More →