Top 3 items to include in your Hospital Bag!

Make sure to pack more than just the essentials in your birth bag to ensure you feel prepared in advance of the big day (some items will need to be purchased in advance) so it’s a good idea to start prepping as soon as possible. We have created an extensive list (with links) of must-haves […]

Will You Be My Mom-Friend? ~ By Shanisty Ireland

Shanisty Ireland is an award winning journalist with more than 15 years of experience on-air. Today, she freelances on national and local tv and radio stations sharing her favorite recipes and lifestyle tips from her blog. She is a wife and mother of four with one on the way! Read her fantastic article on how […]

I had my baby. When can I start postpartum exercise?

“I want to get back to the gym. How do I know if I’m ready?”. I get questions about postpartum exercise a lot from our members in the 4th trimester and it’s a very valid question. Giving this next step some thought is super helpful as you transition back into your old regime. Physical Body […]

Avoid this birth position. Here’s why!

Skip the “Hollywood movie birth position”!!! There are many reasons to avoid birthing on your back! But that doesn’t stop Hollywood from portraying birth in this way…it’s entertaining, right? Her water breaks at inopportune time and place, she rushes to the hospital, she screams at high pitches, she scrunches up her face & curses everyone, […]

How a new mom built her own community during a time of isolation

In one of our weekly Postnatal LIVE Hangouts, I listened to a story from a new mother who was struggling to make connections and build a new mom community to meet other new mothers during a global pandemic, when most mommy programs were cancelled. I was inspired by her story and wanted to share her […]

6 Reasons Why Yoga Compliments Pregnancy, Birth and the Beyond

It’s important to exercise during your pregnancy, not only to help build strength and stamina for your birth (and the 3rd trimester), but for your postpartum recovery as well! Here are my 6 top reasons why Prenatal Yoga compliments pregnancy, birth and the beyond! 1. Choosing the right exercises There are some positions, movements and […]

6 Things to Consider in your Postpartum Plan

We do so much planning for birth, but what about the beyond after baby is born? Those first few weeks together after your birth are so precious and sacred. Doing a bit of planning beforehand can make a world of difference and ease. Here are my top six recommendations to include in your 4th trimester […]

More like Paris

As I collapse slowly into forward fold during a home yoga practice with @breakupcoachleo, I notice the dust piling up in the corner and make mental note to clean it afterward. I know I should be focussing on my breathing during this posture, but I can’t help but feel all the things pulling my attention […]

Empower Kids with Solutions to Conflict

Almost 10 years and three kiddos later, I’ve played referee, negotiator, councillor, teacher and guide for my children when they argue with each other or their peers. Imagine this, there’s been an argument or disagreement between two or more kids (this also works for adult relationships as well!), everyone is angry and sad. Everyone is […]