December is a busy month full of family commitments, social gatherings, and expectations. For the pregnant mama, this time can feel INTENSE. Pregnancy is a fantastic opportunity to begin setting boundaries, which basically means you get really good at saying what feels right and what doesn’t. As you ease into new motherhood, you are also becoming the leader of your household … [Read more...] about December is the perfect time for setting boundaries!
As women, we deeply treasure and rely upon our friendships. Many of us have created long-lasting relationships that started when were in a more youthful and carefree state of mind. But as we grow into our motherhood identity, our friendships become an even more imperative part of our lives- we begin to rely upon them not just for fun but even more for support and guidance. … [Read more...] about Establishing Empowering Friendships During Pregnancy that will take you into Motherhood
I’ve always been keen on my personal style. Not just because I like pretty things, but because it feels good to look good. How we feel on every level (our body, our mindset, our emotions - all of these parts of ourselves) works together. A funny thing can happen when we enter pregnancy. Our hormones kick in and even before our belly and hips start to swell and we start to … [Read more...] about Style during pregnancy – It’s important to your mental health
I recently took a two-hour nap in the middle of the afternoon right after I put my two year-old down for her nap and my son was at a basketball game. The house was quiet, the mood chill, and despite a very long to-do list on my counter, I gave myself permission to power down. I woke up semi delirious and deeply content. It felt so good to nap, a right in most cultures, but … [Read more...] about How To Harness More Energy During Pregnancy
Summertime is here, but it’s not all sunshine, margaritas, and sand when you have a bun in the oven: you’re likely faced with scorching hot days, swollen feet, piercing headaches and the desire to curl up in an air-conditioned room in solitude. (This scenario is not always possible, especially when you have older kids going stir crazy and needing constant entertainment!) I … [Read more...] about Summertime Survival Tips For Mamas-To-Be