Sad, Sweet Season

“To everything there’s a season… A time… And the Lord’s made everything beautiful in its time…“ Ecclesiastes 3:1, 11 This season… Since I was of cognitive thought I’ve experienced the span of days from ThanksGiving through Christmas to New Year as a single, wondrous season… A season brimming with the very warmest of memories… A[…]

Half Off Signed Editions!

Good morning, Friends! I’m offering half off signed editions of both my books, A Midwife in Amish Country and Nourish + Thrive from Black Friday through Cyber Monday or until those I have in stock are gone! Click here to take advantage of the sale! Kim Woodard Osterholzer, Colorado Springs Homebirth Midwife and Author Books by[…]

Oh, Please! Hire a Birth Photographer!

Many thanks to Danica Donnelly for inviting my to share how I feel about birth photography on her blog! It was a joy to write a short story about a thing I cherish so! And I do cherish it so! Yes, I’m a midwife and I get paid real money (well, usually–I’ve been known to[…]

A Chat with a Pair of Dads!

Oh my gosh! What a great time! I treasured the opportunity to spend an afternoon sharing what I treasure with two most authentic men and their audience. Sam and Blaine Eldredge of And Sons Magazine invited me to join them for this week’s podcast to, as Sam put it, “talk about birth! Our audience is[…]

Are You Ever Too Late?

Amish America recently sent me a list of questions their readers submitted in response to an article about my book. Erik Wesner, the site’s editor, gave me permission to share a few here on my own site! I thought I’d start with this one and fill in a bit more of the story. “Are you[…]