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Postpartum Series: The Fourth Trimester

After four years and over 130 interviews, I am pulling together the “best of” series to make it easy to find the top episodes for conception, fertility, pregnancy nutrition, childbirth preparation, and postpartum. Click on the links below to go directly to the top episodes related to postpartum and the fourth trimester. Enjoy!   037:… Read more »

Becoming Mom Series Part 2

The talk that I gave at the National Mom Conference was titled  “becoming mom”. What does “becoming mom” mean to you? Think about your “becoming mom” story. Maybe you have an “ooops”, or maybe you spent years going through fertility treatments, maybe you adopted, maybe your pregnancy was meticulously planned… Or maybe you have one… Read more »

Using Essential Oils to Manage Stress and Anxiety in Motherhood

It’s the middle of the day. You have kids to drive to soccer practice, a dinner to make, and the dog needs to go for a walk. Let’s just say your stress level is high and you are feeling some major anxiety. Using essential oils could be a great way for you to naturally reduce… Read more »

Essential Oils for Mama and Kids

Essential Oils for Mama and Kids

A quick and easy guide for getting started with essential oils. More and more people are using essentials oils these days. For uses ranging from making the home smell good, to cancer prevention and treatment, they are becoming integral for many in order to promote wellness, heal, and support a healthy lifestyle. They can support… Read more »

Yoga For and With Babies

Postnatal Yoga, Mommy and Me Yoga

Yoga classes for babies are all the rage, but are they beneficial? Are they safe? Yes, and yes! Practicing yoga with your little one creates a special time for bonding as well as providing physical, mental and emotional benefits for you both. Benefits for Baby Yoga, like any movement, stimulates muscle and nerve development for… Read more »

Five Ways to Relax When You’re Expecting

prenatal yoga, relaxation, meditation, pregnancy

  When you’re expecting, especially if it’s your first, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the amount of information out there related to pregnancy, birth preparation and motherhood. The variety “should’s and shouldn’ts” and contradictory information out there could keep anyone up at night. However, it’s up to you to filter out unwanted advice, leave… Read more »

Creating Your 2018 Vision Board

Happy New Year! The New Year often brings with it the desire to make positive changes in one’s life. It represents new beginnings and is a time to free oneself of past mistakes.   It is a time of resolution and incentive, when we can reflect and create changes in our lives to attempt to live… Read more »

Recognizing the Signs of Postpartum Depression

Becoming a new mom can be one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life. The births of both of my daughters were two of the best days of my life. However, even with the amount of pure joy and infinite love that I felt, it wasn’t enough to prevent the onset of postpartum… Read more »

Creating a Mindful Pregnancy: 5 simple practices

Pregnancy is time that we all hope to cherish. It evokes images of nurseries, glowing mamas-to-be, picturesque baby bumps, and the many cozy cuddles to come. But between morning sickness, hormones, and a myriad of other unpleasant pregnancy symptoms—not to mention navigating the usual ups and downs of everyday life—it is not always the uplifting… Read more »