Hi! My name is Sam Palmer, a.k.a. “Modern Day Hippie Mama”. I’m a “MOMMY!!!!!!” to 4 beautiful little girls and a fantastic pooch named “Malcolm”.
You may wonder why I call myself “Modern Day Hippie Mama”.
I’m a hippie at heart; I love growing my garden, being barefoot, and am a fan of breastfeeding and cloth diapering. On the other hand I enjoy modern day luxuries like my cell phone, fishy crackers, and am a fan of formula and disposable diapers. Combine the two and you have the perfect combination of Modern Day Hippie Mama!
I was 19 when I got pregnant with my first daughter. It’s been a wild ride to get to 4 kids and a reasonable level of comfort as a mother. It’s taken a lot of self-care and a heck of a lot of support from other mamas who have shared their chaos with me and made me feel a tad more normal.
During a bout of post partum depression a while ago I realized the importance of having a strong foundation, whether it’s from friends, family, or an online community. My village got me through some tough times and now it’s now my turn to return the favor!
It’s my passion to make sure that parents are feeling supported and part of a community. Postpartum doula work, as well as writing my blog, have allowed me to fulfill this passion of helping other parents.
To find out more on exactly I can provide as your postpartum doula please click here. This will give you a full description of my credentials as well as philosophy of care.
I look forward to meeting you!