Category Archives: General

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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Humanizing Cesarean Birth

As much as we would like to see Cesarean birth rates decline, there will still be moms and babies who need a Cesarean to make it safely through childbirth. It is possible to create a more personalized, human, and family … 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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My Mummy Tummy Journey Week 3 Summary

I have completed week 3 of the MUTU System 12 week program. This week I started with the first set of intensive exercises. Definitely intense enough to get my heart rate going and break a good sweat. I missed a couple … 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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Girls Education Less Important Than What They Are Wearing

On August 11, Deanna Wolf  took to Facebook to call out her daughter’s school for shaming the female form and putting boys education above girls. “Huntsville City Schools, I would like to ask a question. What are you teaching our … Continue reading

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Anti-Rape Underwear: Great idea or making women responsible for rape prevention?

I am not sure how I feel about the idea of anti-rape underwear. On the one hand, women feeling safe and empowered to move through the world without fear of rape is a good thing but at the same time … Continue reading

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My Mummy Tummy Journey Week 2 Summary

I have now completed 2 full weeks of the 12 week MUTU System to help get my mummy tummy under control. I have to say week 1 was easier than week 2. In week 1 this was something new, something … 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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