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Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert

California
I love pregnancy and birth.  I am the mom of 3 boys and a Hypnobabies Childbirth Educator and Birth Doula.
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Fun Birth – “It’s Magical Up There!” says 3 year old big sister by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Tracine Lost mucus plug early in morning, was able to go back to sleep. Up around 7:30.  Angela arrived at some point. Sheridan joined the party around 10:30. ... Read on »
Waiting for a baby… by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Why does it sometimes seem to take forever for a baby to be born.  How can the days in the last weeks feel so long?  Like each day is a week!!! My dear friend is 41 we ... Read on »
Yes I am still a doula! by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I took a break for awhile.  Then I had a birth in September and took another break.  Well, I went to a birth 3 weeks ago and it was great and I have another mom due any da ... Read on »
Pregnancy and Energy Types by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I just read The Child Whisperer by Carol Tuttle and loved it.  It teaches you about Energy Types and how to determine what type you and your children are.  Then gives amaz ... Read on »
Protecting your kids – media and its traps! by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Limitations we have set up to protect our kids from pornography and other negative things. Computer – Have the computer in a public place.  Ours is in our eating a ... Read on »
Taking away my 15 year olds smart phone. by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Going “backwards” In May I noticed my 15 year old was on his digital device way too much.  He had a smart phone/cell phone.  So it was in his pocket all the time and I ... Read on »
Giving your child a handheld digital device for Christmas? Here is how to keep it safe! by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I am going to be doing a series of how to protect your child from pornography, based on my experiences mothering 3 boys. Who now range 8-16 years old.  Here is the post on ... Read on »
Cord Burning, and Placenta Cuisine: The Importance of Postpartum Rituals by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Whether you believe that stroking your lucky rabbit’s foot—or holding a funeral for your dead pet rabbit—makes a difference or not, research shows that it still benefits y ... Read on »
How I Became a Hypnobabies Instructor by, Megan by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility If you had asked me in high school, or even 10 years ago (yes, I’m that old) what I wanted to be when I grew up, “A Hypnobabies Instructor,” would not have been my first ... Read on »
Pee on yourself when you run? by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility It has been nearly sixteen months since I last posted about peeing when I run.  See blog post  here.  So, do I still pee on myself when I run?  Yes, unfortunately. ... Read on »
Feelings and Beliefs Begin during Pregnancy… by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility As parents, we can have great influence on the feelings and beliefs our of little ones throughout their lives.  I am going to focus on the beginnings of our influence in o ... Read on »
Changes are coming! by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I have been amazed at how much busier my life has become since my boys have gotten older.  I always thought I would have more time.  I was wrong!  I have really neglected ... Read on »
Bryson turns 8 today! by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Today I get to go to his classroom and share 3 things with his classmates. This is what HE told me to share. He loves music. He loves soccer. His birt ... Read on »
EASY Way to Tie Shoes by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I know a lot of my readers have little kids.  My 7 year old still struggled with tying his shoes.  Not any more!   Pin It Read on »
T2 turned 13 – you can help his birthday wish come true! by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility T2 turned 13 and his birthday wish is to get 1000 views on his newest music video he made. He wrote the song and recorded it at home and I helped him make the ... Read on »
Give Aways at the Empowering Fearless Birth Conference by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I am so excited to be going to this daylong conference in September with one of my co-authors.     There are some amazing give aways!  Check them out.  ... Read on »
Summer is keeping me busy! by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I have been a bit out of touch via blogging for a few months. A trip out of the country in May, end of school year festivities and now summer have been keeping me very ... Read on »
I LOVE this Family Centered Cesarean Birth Video – Mom used Hypnobabies by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility As a mom who had a surprise cesarean, I have a soft spot for moms who have cesareans.  I love to see when they have positive experiences.  Here is a great video of a famil ... Read on »
How to Have a Natural Pregnancy by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility A guest post! How to Have a Natural Pregnancy Natural pregnancies are possible if the proper choices are made.  Here are some natural pregnancy tips that you may w ... Read on »
Pregnancy Organizer Give Away! by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I reviewed a Pregnancy Planner a year or so ago and realized I had the one they sent me to review in my desk.  It is brand new and needs an owner!  When I was pregna ... Read on »