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Embracing Imperfection

I’m in love with this article by Dr. Aviva Romm called Perfectionism, Is it Pushing You Into Adrenal Overdrive?  She explains some symptoms that suggest you may be struggling with Perfectionism and the first one is: You’re frequently or chronically stressed out or...

Let’s Talk About Sex (after) Baby

In Week 3 of my Postnatal Pilates class our topic is “Let’s Talk About Sex (after) Baby.” The reasons most women don’t want to have intercourse or don’t enjoy intercourse can usually be broken down into 3 main categories:  Pain, Emotional Factors, and Pelvic Floor...

Making Peace With Aunt Flo

I don’t remember exactly when I got my first period.  I only remember that it was well after attending the “Julie’s Story” presentation at school in 5th grade.  The one where only the girls got called down to the gymnasium at our school and...

Poop – What’s Regular?

You can have a bowel movement anywhere from one to three times a day at the most, or three times a week at the least, and still be considered regular, as long as that’s your usual pattern. More or less frequent would be considered abnormal, but not necessarily cause...

When I am 100 Years Old by Gabe (Age 6)

My 6 year old son recently celebrated 100 years of school in his Kindergarten class.  They were allowed to dress up like 100 year old people, and they were asked to bring in 100 items for counting and math practice (he chose cotton balls).  He was so excited to show...