Becoming a mother is an empowering experience. However, pregnancy and childbirth may weaken your core muscles. Here’s why you should practice postnatal yoga to strengthen the core.[Read more…] about Postnatal Yoga to Strengthen the Core
Monday Meditation: A Meditation Script for Expecting Mothers
Pregnancy is a unique experience, and every pregnancy is different. Whether you’re in your first trimester or a few days before your due date, meditation can help you relax and prepare your body and mind for childbirth. Below is a meditation script for expecting mothers.[Read more…] about Monday Meditation: A Meditation Script for Expecting Mothers
A Prenatal Yoga Sequence to Boost Your Mood
Prenatal yoga is designed to improve strength and flexibility in expecting mothers, help prepare the body and the mind for childbirth, and help alleviate symptoms associated with pregnancy. Practicing prenatal yoga may also help reduce depression, stress, and mood swings during your pregnancy. Here’s a prenatal yoga sequence to boost your mood.[Read more…] about A Prenatal Yoga Sequence to Boost Your Mood
Friends, Finally: How My Mom and I Finally Got Along
Asking other women who are also someone’s daughter: Growing up, was your mother your best friend? My mom wasn’t. But I know she tried. As I write this, I am finally friends with mom. In fact, she is my best friend.
It is only now that I am a mother myself that I often look back at situations she and I went through together. I would wonder what thoughts went through her head; what she would tell herself so she could soldier through them.
I would wonder how many times she cried herself to sleep.
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