Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Over 20 years of experience as an educator, administrator, mother, grandmother, sister, auntie and friend. I am a lifelong learner always ready for any challenge!
What led you to become a Doula?: I left my career as an educator and administrator but knew my heart was in working with children and families. Being a doula allows me to continue to follow my passion and live my dream.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
I’m dedicated, non judgemental, comforting, and passionate about children and families.
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Parenting Magazine, Metro Parent and The Mighty (online resource).
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: Life is a gift and they have been blessed.
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Non-judgemental information from my experiences which include as an educator, administrator and mother to a special needs person for 20 years.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Big Bang Theory & Sound of Music
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Anywhere tropical
What is your favorite food?: Strawberries
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Sewing/crafting, Reading, time with my granddaughter and great nieces and nephews
Who lives in your house?: My son and I