Category Archives: Family Life/ Relationships

Natural Birth, Baby, and Beyond Podcast

I am planning to start a podcast to discuss issues around pregnancy, birth, parenting, sexuality, natural living, and women’s rights. Does this sound like something you would be interested in listening to? What topics would interest you most? What questions … Continue reading

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Why I am Choosing Compassion

It is all over social media this week, an Alberta family is being charged with failure to provide the necessities of life after their toddler died following a battle with an infection. This family is being judged and vilified based on media … Continue reading

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My Mummy Tummy Journey Weeks 4 & 5 Summary

Sorry for not posting my experiences with the MUTU System last week. Due to a technical error I was locked out of my site. I will include both week 4 and 5 experiences here. Week 4 Summary I have made … Continue reading

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"He's Only Mean to You Because He Likes You"

There are a list of phrases we grew up with hearing and may be passing on to the next generation that are disempowering our kids. This meme posted by Hot Moms Club is a great reminder that we need to be … Continue reading

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Decision Making in Pregnancy and Parenting: It's Not Black and White

I recently read this excerpt from Emily Oster’s book, “Expecting Better: Why The Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong — and What You Really Need to Know.” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/20/expecting-better-emily-oster_n_3780541.html In her book Oster presents the model that she teaches university business students to … Continue reading

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My Mummy Tummy Journey Week 1 Summary

I started a new program last week to work towards strengthening my abs.  You can see my before picture and my thoughts on starting this program in my original post about being tired of looking pregnant HERE. The program is called the … Continue reading

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Tired of Looking Pregnant

I get asked if I am pregnant all. the. time. From 2006 through 2011 I have had 3 people live inside my body.  I made space for each visitor by expanding and stretching to their growing needs.  Almost 4 years has passed … Continue reading

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Mom Breastfeeds Her 6 year Old and Social Media Goes Crazy.

“The foundation for healthy growth and development in later years is established to a large degree in the first six years of life.” – Toward a Healthy Future: Second report of the Health of Canadians {Federal, Provincial and territorial Advisory … Continue reading

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Are You Treating Your Loved Ones Fairly?

I wanted to share THIS ARTICLE because I feel it is an important reminder to treat our closest loves ones with dignity and respect.  The title is, “I wasn’t Treating My Husband Fairly.” It is important to remember to treat … Continue reading

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