Jennifer is Student Midwife who runs Little Ones Welcome, a holistic practice where she integrates Western and Eastern perspectives on Fertility and Pediatric health. She offers services in Acupuncture, Elimination Communication, and Post-Partum Preparedness. Jenn lives in San Francisco with her Husband Oliver, Son Eli, and Dog Franklin. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, walking, gardening, or just listening to the ocean waves. Jenn especially loves traveling, enjoying a good meal, and just chillin' with her boys !

We Start Letting Go The Moment They Are Born and It Is So, So...

Parenting is hard.  I think this is an understated sentence and something that is not talked about enough. Sure it is rewarding and sweet at times, but it is not easy. We are not only...

How To Prevent Compost From Smelling Bad

Composting doesn’t have to get smelly with my one secret trick. I have found a way that not only keeps the stink away but it also keeps the fruit flies and bay and prevents...
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How to Talk to Young Kids About the Coronavirus

It is important to talk to your kids about COVID-19, even if you don’t think they understand much. At first, I didn’t think there was any reason to discuss the coronavirus with my toddler,...

What Am I Supposed To Do All Day With My Baby?

When you have your first baby, the inevitable question arises: What are you supposed to do all day? When my son was young, I actually went on YouTube to find what to do with...

Disney On Fire: Have a Ball of a Time at Disney On Ice

Disney was on fire last night! OK, OK, they were on ice, but it was so amazing that the phrase “on fire” works too.  I am not sure where to start. Maybe the question should...
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We Did a Buy Nothing Month and This Is What We Learned

Could you buy nothing for a full month? My husband and I tried it, and now we’re hooked. We liked it so much that we now implement a “Buy Nothing Month” every other month! How...

Why I Spend WAY Too Much Money on My Son’s Shoes

  Before my son was walking, I never worried about the shoes on his feet. For infants, shoes are nothing more than an accessory, so even though I always found those infant Nikes and Converses...

When You’re Hosting This Holiday Season, Please Do This One Thing

With the holidays coming up, I'm asking you to do one thing when you're hosting family or friends. Sure, the holidays may seem far away, but we are almost halfway through October. Thanksgiving will be...

Let’s Rebuild Our Community and Stop the Mom Competitions

After becoming a mother, I realized that there is unspoken energy among mothers that instills us with the need to raise our children to be the next Picasso, Einstein, Elon Musk, or some prodigy...
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Promises to My Father-In-Law After His Passing

Dear Father-in-Law, Your grandson, Eli, turned three this past Friday. As I was listing everyone who would be joining us, he added your name, “And YehYeh!” he excitedly said. I told him you left us...
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