Mind Full of Creativity

Welcome to the final week of the month-long Carnival of Creative Mothers to celebrate the launch of The Rainbow Way: Cultivating Creativity in the Midst of Motherhood by Lucy H. Pearce which has been Amazon.co.uk’s Hottest New Release in Motherhood for the past week! Today’s topic is The Creative Process. Do read to the end…

The Toxic Avenger

Important: Everything in this post assumes that you are in a safe place and that you are not being physical or emotionally threatened or abused. If you are in an immediately dangerous situation, please call emergency services. If you are in an abusive situation that is not immediate, please get help. Some resources: Abuse Help…

Drop and Give me 20

There are times when my mind is spinning like the little browser wheel on a page that never loads. I feel like I’m in an endless loop of indecision. It’s so uncomfortable being on the cusp of a resolution that even making a bad choice can feel preferable. But, I can’t pull the trigger. I’m…

Strategies for D-MER while Tandem Breastfeeding

One of my favorite things about birthing at home is being able to snuggle in bed with my new baby(ies), my older children and my partner. My midwives take care of us physically, spiritually, and emotionally. I am treated like a birthing goddess while they are respectful of our family bonding space. The midwives make…

Yoga for Tired Eyes, Part 2

“When the mind is tired or strained, nothing can rest the eyes; and when the mind is at rest, nothing can tire the eyes” ~Pratima Raichur In Part 1 of Yoga for Tired Eyes, I talk about cool rinsing, oil massage, and eye palming for tired eyes. Taking care of our eyes can help us…

Wordless: 24 week Twin Pregnancy Belly Updates

Well, almost wordless… This was a maternity shirt I wore in my third trimester during my previous pregnancies, for comparison. It’s so tight now that it has become uncomfortable. This week has been enjoyable. I’m still pain-free after the prenatal massage and African dance class combination from almost 2 weeks ago. I think the weekly…