You would think that this in-between time, without a formal paying job and no school, would be super productive.  You would think. I am happy to say that my license is in process with the state, which means I am at least moving forward on one to do item. And I am also happy to say that I am nearly through with one whole section of the website for updates.  Yes, updates.  And it is a big one with new navigation schemes and total facelift.  I cannot believe I have been working on this for three months already and only have one section *almost* done.Read More →

I should never work on the website when I’m tired.  Last night I crashed the International Midwife blog by selecting to install an update that was only a BETA and was not compatible with my webhost.  Opps. The blog became a lost cause, with no way to revert to the previous version.  To make matters worse, the coding messed up the other blogs making them unaccessable. No, I didn’t really have time for a problem this week.  I am, however, clever.  I exported the posts and imported them here.  So now this blog is a bit mixed, and the links on the website need toRead More →

My children returned to school this past week, and I will begin my orientation to the school of public health this week.  August seems to early for fall, but what can I do. Already it seems too cool to swim in the evenings (we get spoiled by the warm weather of the summer so the mid – high 80s can feel cold for swimming). I am doing my best to be ready for school to begin. One of my challenges this year will be finding a field placement for next summer. It must be public health oriented, and I have a few rules. 1.  IRead More →

As I was updating all my emails, calendars and blogs I thought it might be interesting to some readers to hear about the crazy schedule my family has had to keep this summer. Part of my summer semester of midwifery school was attendance at the ACNM conference in San Antonio Texas.  I also signed up to participate in a two week program at a farm workers health center in southern Georgia. Unfortunately, the farm worker program was at the same time as a conference my husband would attend. We decided it was a great time for the kids to visit their out of state relatives. Since theyRead More →