Motherhood

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Iyengar Yoga Postpartum and Pelvic Floor Class: One Mom’s Experience

This post is sponsored by the Iyengar Yoga Center of Vermont. All views expressed within are our own. When I was offered the opportunity to participate in a postpartum/pelvic floor yoga class presented by The Iyengar Yoga Center of Vermont, a little voice inside told me to DO IT.  I have never been to a […]

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Teaching My Daughters about the Toll of the Emotional Symptoms of Menstruation

I try to be as open as possible with my daughters about both the physical and emotional symptoms of menstruation. Growing up, I knew nothing about menstruation or the various devices available to manage your menstrual cycle. I never saw a tampon or sanitary napkin or even heard of these terms before I needed to […]

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I’m Not Okay, but Don’t Ask Me About It: Finding Strength in Vulnerability

When Meghan Markle bravely declared on international news that she was, “Not okay,” after the birth of her first child, I found myself nodding along to the clip, recalling those first few weeks and months as a new mom, when I wasn’t okay, either. I recalled the feeling of loneliness and my desperate need for […]

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The 7 Daily Affirmations of a Tired Mom

I’ve read countless articles about how daily affirmations can improve your life. It’s said that daily affirmations can improve your way of life or even turn things around to go your way. I’m going to call bogus on that. Sorry if I just burst your bubble.  It’s not that I’m not a believer in daily […]

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