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Feelings, Nothing More than Feelings

Last weekend, my six year old son told my husband, “Mommy doesn’t know how to do anything.”  Simon shouted this soul-crushing sentence to my husband as we biked around town, me with my son on a trailer bike attached to the back of my own.  Apparently, my caution before turning across a lane of traffic… Continue reading Feelings, Nothing More than Feelings

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Birth, Motherhood, and the Power of Mantra

Today, my 2-year-old daughter didn’t want her diaper changed. As I leaned down to pick her up, calmly explaining that this was a necessity, she nuzzled her head into me and bit down onto the softest part of my thigh. My instinctual, holy-goodness-that-hurt response was to curse (loudly) and push her away. She wound up… Continue reading Birth, Motherhood, and the Power of Mantra

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Coming in June: Whole Mama Yoga Training

When Lauren and I began this adventure—partnering together to write about, teach, and further our studies of prenatal and postnatal yoga , we quickly found common ground in our feelings about pregnancy and motherhood. Mainly, we both abhor the sense of “preciousness” that comes attached to all things mama and baby. Perhaps because we were… Continue reading Coming in June: Whole Mama Yoga Training