This Is Not Your Grandma’s Childbirth Class

Birthing classes have been around for a long time. One of the first ones I remember hearing about was Lamaze. With their “hee hee hoos” and other rhythmic breathing methods, Lamaze is what typically comes to mind when some people think of childbirth class. Turns out their instructions weren’t as effective as people thought. That is an antiquated method of birthing classes, even … Read More

Heidi ShulistaThis Is Not Your Grandma’s Childbirth Class

Childbirth Classes In Kansas City

I have taught private childbirth classes in Kansas City for years. I have also taught in a hospital setting. I’ve also been a doula for hundreds of families that have taken childbirth classes in Kansas City. No matter who I talked to or what I taught, I always felt like birthing classes didn’t meet the needs of my clients. Childbirth … Read More

Heidi ShulistaChildbirth Classes In Kansas City

Kansas City Royals Make 2015 Playoffs

THE ROYALS HAVE SECURED THEIR SPOT IN THE PLAYOFFS!!!!   As a child of the 80’s, and more specifically as a lifelong Kansas Citian raised in the 80’s, I can’t tell you how excited I am.  Securing their spot in only 152 games makes this the 3rd earliest the team has ever secured their playoffs spot.  We are on fire!!! … Read More

Heidi ShulistaKansas City Royals Make 2015 Playoffs

On Behalf of Play-Doh Lovers Everywhere!

Happy National Play Doh Day!!! Seriously.  Hallmark created a holiday to celebrate Play-Doh.  Why wouldn’t we celebrate Play-Doh. There are not many smells that can instantly take me back to my childhood, and Play-Doh is one of those smells.  I’m not the only one that loves the smell of Play-Doh either.  Demeter Fragrance Library created a cologne that smells like … Read More

Heidi ShulistaOn Behalf of Play-Doh Lovers Everywhere!

Five Things Couples Forget but Should Bring to the Hospital

I get asked this question a lot “what should we bring to the hospital?“. Couples are looking to me for advise on things to bring. They are asking about tangible items they can purchase or may have lying around the house that they can pack in a bag and grab at the sign of labor and head out the door … Read More

Heidi ShulistaFive Things Couples Forget but Should Bring to the Hospital

Why Don’t I Feel Normal

“Why don’t I feel normal?” “What is normal?” “Is this normal?” “This can’t be normal.”   These were all thoughts that raced through my head on a daily basis after the birth of my both my babies.  My postpartum experience with each girl was as different as night and day; however they shared one similarity – I didn’t’ feel “right” … Read More

Heidi ShulistaWhy Don’t I Feel Normal