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Below you'll find a collection of free articles, videos, and my favorite resources for pregnancy, motherhood, menopause, and beyond.

Let Go of These Exercises

It can be hard to let go of the familiar, the comfortable, the predictable. But just as the seasons of our lives change, so must we adapt our exercise programs to reflect our ever-changing hormonal landscape.

Nine Things I've Learned in my 39th Year

On July 22nd I will turn 40.  I typically don't make a big deal out of my birthday and don't particularly enjoy being in the spotlight.  This year, I do feel like celebrating though.  More of a quiet, introspective celebration of all that I have learned (and have yet...

DRA and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Diastasis Rectus Abdominus is an abnormal separation of the rectus abdominus ("6-pack") muscles that occurs from excessive, repetitive force on the connective tissue of the abdominal wall.  While this condition is not unique to the pregnant individual, women who are...

How Much Do You Know About Osteoporosis? Plus, a Workout Sneak Peek!

How much do you know about osteoporosis? Test your bone/osteoporosis knowledge by answering these 6 questions. Questions: 1) At what age does a woman reach peak bone mass? 2) What % of bone loss will a woman experience over a lifetime? 3) Women over 65 should have a...

Being Brave this Swimsuit Season

Swimsuit season is approaching!  Will you be brave this summer?  As these photographers remind us, “There is incredible beauty in Imperfection.” "A Mother's Beauty" // HOBBS PHOTOGRAPHY...

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 returned to class with...

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...

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