The Mindful Mother

You chose me because you knew. You knew I would show up for you today And every day forward Starting with your first breath Ending with my last. No lousy excuses about what I need to do Or what’s more important Or not now little one It is always now for us This is always … Continue reading The Mindful Mother

This Too Shall Pass

This is the phrase we all hear when we’re going through a difficult time. It’s supposed to remind us of the big picture of life. It’s supposed to remind us our current situation is temporary, no matter how dire it seems at the time. It’s supposed to remind us to hang in there. But I’ve … Continue reading This Too Shall Pass

A Different Approach to Postpartum Yoga

The first few weeks and months after having my baby were not what I expected. Initially my body felt like it had been hit by a truck. I had a healthy pregnancy and delivery, but the impact of childbirth and the physical toll taking care of a newborn took on my body blew me away. When I attempted to resume my … Continue reading A Different Approach to Postpartum Yoga

The Metamorphosis of Motherhood

Everyone told me having a baby would change my life. No one told me it would change me. I knew about the physical transformation I would experience, but I thought it ended when I had the baby. Little did I know it was just beginning. The process feels strangely similar to how a caterpillar becomes … Continue reading The Metamorphosis of Motherhood