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Autumn Tips from Calm-a-Mama´s Resident Mama (and many mothers before her)

Autumn Tips from Calm-a-Mama´s Resident Mama (and many mothers before her)

Summer has stepped down, and my favourite cooler season is here. Everything around me becomes a sensory cue to chill out. Even coffee smells more amazing for some reason...However, it must be reckoned with also that colder weather’s brewing. Best to take care of yourself as it gets colder. Here’s a few ideas from the Resident Mama at Calm a Mama and many mamas before her.

Mamas crushing it - Celebrating our ever-growing Mama Inner Circle

Mamas crushing it - Celebrating our ever-growing Mama Inner Circle
Babies don't come with instruction manuals. No two babes are the same, even ones who grow and thrive in the same family. But hard as the journey ca...

Flower Essences for Mamas, Babes & Kiddos

Flower Essences for Mamas, Babes & Kiddos
Flower essences are scentless and odorless (therefore distinct from essential oils) herbal formulas.  Our journeys to motherhood are unique unto themselves, and yet there are common themes that run throughout.  We experience parallel worries, physical symptoms, and the desire to create a fluid identity around motherhood without losing ourselves.  The emotional landscape of pregnancy, postpartum and breastfeeding is complex.  Want more info on flower essences for mamas and babes? We've made a *FREE* guide just for you. Share the love and #TagAMama

Thoughts from swim

Thoughts from swim
Self: Put down your phone. Also Self: I can't. I am so hot. I hate this. But she loves it so I must be a good mom. Do ...

If I'm Okay, You’ll Be Okay: A Passage To Motherhood

If I'm Okay, You’ll Be Okay: A Passage To Motherhood
I’m sure you can recall the moment that you found out you were expecting your first child, the excitement, the innocence, the insecurity and the f...

Go forth

Go forth
As a lifelong sufferer of general anxiety and panic my penultimate craving is safety.  I want to stay secure & protected, always.  I want clot...

Health Benefits of Chocolate

Health Benefits of Chocolate
Expecting girls and new moms often invest superhuman powers to forgo the sweetest shade of brown over weight concerns. Unfortunately, by eliminati...

Surviving February

If you are anything like me then February feels like a time of no hope.   I don't really care what the groundhog says, there is ice on the ground,...

My Body is My Body is My Body

Because my body should always be my body. Because my health is just as important. Because I want my daughter to know that she is worthy. Because e...

The Chasm - A Song of Ending

There are no good reasons and plenty of good reasons for how tired your & my bones are. We both know about sleep deprivation (years-long) and ...

Baby Mom - No More.

   He's three.   He's potty trained.   He's weaned.   She starts kindergarten next week. She has her ears pierced. Talk about transition.   The ...

Easy Fix

Easy Fix
With me, there is no easy fix for my anxiety.  I've been navigating it since I was about nine years old.  I recently looked back through old journ...