Modern Mom’s Rite of Passage
I have four sisters and four sisters-in-law. Between us we have a total of 30 children! Suffice it to say I have been to many, and admittedly, boring baby showers. You know what I’m talking about. We have all been there. Where did this trend start anyway?
Too Tired To Exercise, Mom?

Simply Too Tired In the early “daze” of motherhood all the attention is on caring for your newborn, it’s easy to forget about your own needs. More to the point, you’re simply too tired. Yes, you’re sleep-deprived. Yes, your hormones are all over the place. And yes, you’ve passed your…

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The Maternal Waters

On a recent Saturday morning before Maternal Dance class, one of my clients (*Alice), due around this time, thought her water broke. She didn’t have the gush of water I had experienced with my two pregnancies, but rather a slow and steady leak. For other women the maternal waters don’t…

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Art of the Kegel

What is a kegel exercise? Where do I do it? How do I know if I’m doing it right? Even if you know, are you working this muscle regularly? It doesn’t hurt, but most people just don’t think about it. There are some really good reasons why you need to…