Entries by Debbie Gordon

Six questions to create lasting change

I was driving home from Arizona yesterday, the freeway message board read, “New Year, New You…Use your blinker!” It caused me to chuckle! I had left my Mother’s home talking to four quarreling boys about making some changes to strengthen our family in the coming year and reduce the contention in our home. Each year, many or […]

When does learning begin?

When Annie Murphy Paul’s TED talk came across my facebook feed, I immediately pulled it up to view. I stopped my world to see what she had to say. (https://www.ted.com/talks/annie_murphy_paul_what_we_learn_before_we_re_born?language=en#t-14002) I was excited and curious to hear of more scientific proof of something I knew innately…that learning begins at conception. From the moment of conception, your […]

How important is life insurance once you are expecting a baby?

In this day and age, it is uncommon for a mother to die in childbirth! In fact, it is horrific when it happens! A week ago, just 30 min. from my home, a mother died after being delivered of twins via cesarean (http://www.worldwideweirdnews.com/2016/11/06-Mother-suddenly-dies-after-giving-birth-healthy-twin-boys.html). As that news feed came across my facebook page, I shed tears […]

Is it too late to change midwives?

It was Thursday, the day after Kelsie’s due date when she texted me at 1:16 p.m., “I’m seriously contemplating switching midwives last second. I know it sounds crazy. I have just felt uneasy and blown off by [midwife] the last 3-4 times I have seen her. And I don’t want negative feelings or anything holding me […]

When feeling pressured, a mother will hold onto her baby at all cost…til she feels safe and secure!

When feeling pressured, a mother will “hold onto” her baby at all cost…til she feels safe and secure! It was obvious during a hypnotic fear and emotion release that Megan was actually laboring and didn’t even know it. As I brought her out of hypnosis, I inquired as to when the intensity of her back and pelvic discomfort increased […]

Listening for Needs…

I Love Listening for Needs… This past Saturday, I was awaiting a flight with my 9 yr. old out of Phoenix to return home to Salt Lake City. Our flight had been delayed and there were no chairs to sit in. As I was reviewing several emails on my phone that I had missed during […]