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Michele James-Parham
Works at Natural Attachment Midwifery and Healthcare
Attended Putnam City West High School
Lived in Pittsburgh, PA
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fantastic article!
Through the lens of the holobiont, genetic information passed from mother to baby and the bacteria themselves carry out many epigenetic processes.
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Tea ready to sell. #365gratitude 
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Hot food. #365gratitude 
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When you buy your son a butterfly knife trainer. #yeahthat #punkasfuck #365gratitude w/ +Uriel Fury
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Simple but good point!
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Snuggler. #365gratitude 
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Happy International Day of the Midwife!
KYLM is a consumer education outreach program meant to help families identify reputable midwives in their community. #interview #knowyourlocalmidwife #kylm
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Happy New Year! #365gratitude 
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+Frank Maier Same here! It's drinkable and I can still buy groceries! :-) Happy New Year!
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Family. #365gratitude

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Little notebooks for my little notes. #365gratitude 
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Solstice biscotti & Christmas tea. #365gratitude 
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Have her in circles
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Occupation
Traditional Midwife, Community Herbalist, and Holistic/Spiritual Health Consultant
Skills
Midwifery, WomanCraft, Herbalism, Counselling, Witchcraft, Copy Editing, Education, Rootwork
Employment
  • Natural Attachment Midwifery and Healthcare
    Holistic Healthcare Provider, 1998 - present
    Traditional Midwife, Community Herbalist, Holistic & Spiritual Health Consultant, and Rootworker providing comprehensive alternative holistic and spiritual healthcare to families and individuals living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • Thee Midnight Refuge
    Copy Editor, Publicity, Manager & Collaborating Artist, 2001 - present
    Copy editing, management, sales for media production company
  • Occupy Pittsburgh
    Street Medic, 2011 - 2012
    Volunteer street medic & resident midwife of Occupy Pittsburgh
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Previously
Pittsburgh, PA - Oklahoma City, OK - Bethany, OK - Car/Several Couches - Wichita Falls, TX - Huston, TX
Story
Tagline
Anarchist. Queer. Radical Unschooler. Tea enthusiast.
Introduction
Married. Queer. Radical Unschooling Mum. Domestic Goddess. Traditional Midwife. Anarchist (and not one of those selfish Ayn Rand-ian ones either). Synesthete. Kitchen & Water Witch. Rootworker. D.I.Y. Mathematician. Librarian. Tea Enthusiast. Aspiring Accordionist. Jsem Romský aktivista! Jsem porodní asistentka.  I re/post things that catch my eye and I post the randomness in my head honestly with little censoring or borders and it's rarely linear. I'm rather manic in my consumption of media and that's reflected quite well in my public output. Most of my output is completely public.  Topics from me that might end up in your stream could be and are not limited to the following: unschooling, comics/graphic novels, education, what I'm doing, midwifery, homebirth, geekiness, technobabble, synesthesia, anarchism, lots of Rumi, where I'm at, parenting, vegetarianism/veganism, urban homesteading, intentional communities, nerdtasticness, Pittsburgh, LGBTQ issues, library science, media consumption, mathematics, Buddhist thought, quotations (famous or otherwise), what I'm cooking/eating, how-to videos/articles, the plight of the Roma (Gypsy) people, what I'm reading, ridiculous videos my son makes me watch and links to music projects from +thee midnight refuge
Bragging rights
I can drink grown men under the table. I have an amazingly patient and loving Dear Other Half. I can bake muffins. I am still alive. I might have done some hacking at some point ;)
Education
  • Putnam City West High School
    Honours, 1996 - 2000
  • Oklahoma State University -- Oklahoma City
    Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselling, 1996 - 1998
  • Oklahoma State University -- Oklahoma City
    Crime Victim/Survivor Services, 1998 - 2000
  • Oklahoma State University -- Oklahoma City
    Psychological Anthropology, 1996 - 2000
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Gender
Female
Looking for
Friends, Networking
Birthday
February 1
Relationship
Married
Other names
Michele James, PghMidwife, Misha, Mum, FieryLaSirena
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Food seems a bit high in price, even for a hotel.
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