This weekend I had the amazing privilege of attending a women's health conference, called Female Chain Reaction. It was taught by my friend, Tina Christie PT, CCE, FAFS, FMR, creator of The Pelvicore ball and founder of Pelvic Solutions. I feel so honored to be a part of the movement towards true solutions for women's health. … Continue reading Postpartum: Take control of your health through movement and nutrition.
I looked at both pregnancies as 9 months of training for the most athletic event of my life. Exercise and proper daily movement inputs are massively important to functioning well during pregnancy and after. This is not the time to start training for a marathon. It is the time when you need to move consistently, … Continue reading Staying connected to your pelvic floor
All of you awesome moms of toddlers out there know that our day is spent reaching down and forward. Often times we are chasing after a little one. You reach them just in time for them to make themselves into a dead weight or quickly change direction. Motherhood is the ultimate agility challenge! Creating resiliency … Continue reading Navigating the wiggly toddler
I have had two sets of twins. My first set was born via C-Section and my second set was a vaginal delivery. With both sets I had a very large diastasis following the birth of the babies. After my first set, I did not have my diastasis assessed until the boys were almost three years … Continue reading I have a diastasis and it’s OK!
Don't let perfect get in the way of better! This is a quote that I have seen used by many. I really like it because it can apply to so many situations. I think it is most fitting when it comes to motherhood. Especially when you are trying to make a lifestyle adjustment for yourself … Continue reading Making it work for you!
As a mom of two sets of twins...I know there is nothing more stressful than having something wrong with one of my babies. I have been so blessed with four healthy kids and I am truly grateful!! I blogged about my pregnancy with the girls and the new experiences I had with my second twin … Continue reading Being a mom…real food, lots of movement and my journey!
Right now it is 5:00 in the morning an I am sitting on the floor in front of the fire, next to the Christmas tree. All is quiet in the house. This is a rare event as usually the children have radar for all of my movements. Life is very busy in our house on … Continue reading Maintaining sanity with two sets of twins
So far this week I have used the following phrases: Annabelle, "Stop drinking the dish soap." Maddy, "Don't eat the saran wrap." William, "Please do not color on your shirt, the wall, the table or anything other than paper." Cameron, "NO!" This is the response to many questions...including, Mommy can I have the code … Continue reading Track out: week two
I cherish so many moments with my children. I wish I could capture them all and save them for later recall. We have shared some hilarious conversations lately. The questions kids ask priceless. On today's ride, the questions ranged from what are buggers made of to are there still dinosaurs in Africa. My favorite by … Continue reading Bike riding babies!
We are headed back from another great beach vacation. My very generous in laws invited us to the beach again and we had a great time. The days were filled with nutritious food, tons of movement and and sun. I loved watching the girls (now 18 months) move between the dry, deep sand to the … Continue reading The Beach and more