Artfull Mother Blog

This blog is a clearing house for interesting facts, stories and information just for new and expecting mothers / mamas created by the community dedicated creating save and loving births everyday. Check in from time to time: see what the community has to say about mothering and babies.




  • SarahKate Butterworth, the Creative Director of Artfull Mother, has her own personal blog - check it out! 

  • Mothers and Daughters gathered together.... beautiful!

  • Dancing for birth can be a wonderful, gentle exercise that every pregnant mama can enjoy - even though who feel they have "two left feet". It was founed in 2001 by Stephhanie Larson in Missouri. She supports birth through movement, teaching expectant mothers simple moves for safrer, esier birth. Many teachers have been trained in this method, and I've heard numerous women come and tell me how much they loved their Dance for Birth Classes. These photos are from an art project I did with Debbie in 2016 - it was so fun! 

  • I'll never forget the first birthday I celebrated with henna - I was 27 years old and had been adorned by my friend as a birthday gift. The experience of walking around in this massive, gorgeous tattoo was unique experience, unlike anything else. I celebrated at Eliches with her and a couple of girlfriends and I LOVED getting all the compliments for the art. A highlight for sure!

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  • Do you love to read birth stories, can't get enough birth and baby pictures? Then photographer and writer Monet Nicole is someone to look up! Monet's blog is captures the essence of a birth; authentic, gritty and heart rendering. Monet has a column in Artfull Mother where she shares some of her work, each season, one of my favorites each month.

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  • Sacred Pregnancy is a concept based on the Sacred Living movement, Sacred Pregnancy Classes are a new take on a Birth Preparation Classes,  based on a book by Anni Daulter, Sacred Pregnancy, help women connect to their pregnancy expereinces in personal and meaningful ways.   Bringing back the age old tradition of women supporting eachother and the idea of birth as a rite of passage!  

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  • Prenatal yoga can be a fantatic way to prepare for birth. 

     This yoga class taught by Faith Davis, a teacher at Mamalove in Boulder along with a great way to stay in shape while pregnant, prepair for your birth and to meet new moms!  This special class brought together a group of new mama's, friends were made and a good time was had by all!  See some great pictures and learn how you can participate in a class like this one!

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  • "Let’s talk about something! It’s not a pleasant subject. It’s the nasty little triad of issues one might face after having a vaginal birth. I’m talking about the after effects and trauma that can happen to your bottom..."

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  • Did you know that the dandelion is extremely nourishing for overall health? At Birds and Bees Teas they use dandelion in their Grounded tea. 

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  • The tradition of honoring pregnancy & postpartum is an ancient one, and I love recreating it for modern mamas. This post reveals the body art journey for 2 pregnancies

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