Self Care

Touched Out While Pregnant

Make no mistake being touched out is an empty cup you can not pour from. So how do you go from irritable at the thought of touch to enjoying motherhood?

Breastfeeding While Pregnant

Breastfeeding while pregnant can be a unique and wonderful experience. But it also can come with some concerns and things worth thinking about. Here are the basics of what you need to know and my personal experience with breastfeeding while pregnant todate.

Diastasis Recti

Diastasis Recti is something that I don’t recall talking about with other women prior to me seeing someone with it. And even then I didn’t really know what that meant. But it is something that many women deal with in relation to pregnancy so it needs to be discussed a bit more and with a … Read more

Mommy Burnout

Mommy burnout can happen at any time, to any mommy. But by identifying the symptoms early you can take steps to prevent it, and knowing the difference between burnout and postpartum depression or anxiety is a great starting step. The Pressure One day it just kinda hit me, I’m a MOM! There is this new … Read more

What is a Postpartum Sitz Bath, and How to take one.

After a woman gives birth I belive she should have a very relaxing and pampered couple of weeks. However in this day and age most of us are expected to hit the ground running and at full tilt no less. One of the best ways to combat this and help speed up your recovery postpartum is with a sitz bath.

How to Empower Yourself with Permanence, Tattoos and Self Care

I know, I know. Not many people would put permanently changing your body at the top of their self-care to do list. But getting a tattoo can be an integral part of your self-care. Self-care, after all, is not just bubble baths and a glass of wine. So you might be wondering, how exactly are … Read more

A Mother’s Moments . . . learning from my kiddo

These days I live for that moment when I get to pick up my little boy from daycare.  There is that quick happy shout of “Mom” in the most adorable voice I’ve ever heard.  Followed by the pitter patter of little feet racing to meet me. Sometimes he has to be restrained from leaping down … Read more