Meet Our Clients
The doulas at Everyday Miracles not only provide valuable services to our very appreciative clients, but they get to share in the joy of new life! We wanted to share some of that with you, by letting you meet some of the families we touch.
TO THE CHILDREN
You are the most important person in the world. You are promise.
You are possibility. You are hope when our hope has dimmed. You
are joy when our hearts are heavy. In you we see the world as
we dream that it could be.
Remain excited at the discovery of a leaf; it tells us that
there is still beauty in the small, when our eyes have gotten
too focused on the great.
Play with each other on playgrounds; it shows us that all people
of all backgrounds can meet each other with open hearts.
Do whatever it is that your heart would have you do. Laugh,
cry, stomp your feet in anger, dawdle in the morning, resist
bedtime at night. Allow us to see how important the moment is
to you, and to share, for an instant, the importance of that
moment. For you remind us what it is to be alive.
Keep laughing and giggling when you are surprised
and delighted; it offers our ears the music of grace.
||Keep talking to the dogs and the cats and the pigeons
and the ducks; it reminds us that the spirit is present in all
You command us to be strong, you remind
us to be gentle. In your eyes we see the eyes of all children,
and, for an instant, we understand what we have in common with
all mothers and fathers at all times in all the places on the
You are strong beyond your wildest imagination. Your
goodnight kisses can stop an army, your tears can melt the
For you have the gift of innocence. You have the gift
of dreams. When we see you laughing and playing, our spirits
take wing. When we lift you and hold you, we are consecrating
a world of hope.
A Quote from a Participant
“Gretchen was a great aspect of my
birth. Having her there was as important as having my husband
there . Her helping
hand made the experience that much more special.”.