This post is an excerpt from the book "Your Postpartum Journey - the transition from pregnancy to motherhood" by Gabriella Ignacz. Nutrition is an often overlooked area of postpartum recovery, even though it plays a very important role. A good nutrient-dense diet can...read more
Becoming a mother is perhaps the biggest life event that can happen to a woman - so how shall we celebrate and mark the occasion? Veronika Robinson, celebrant and author of The Blessingway, tells us more about a beautiful ceremony that might just be a much better...read more
Free postpartum care for everyone is not just a dream – this Santa Fe non-profit has made it a reality
The idea feels almost radical. To have in-home postpartum support freely available to everyone may sound like an unattainable dream - and yet, a small nonprofit in Santa Fe, New Mexico has made it happen. Many Mothers provides free in-home support to every local...read more
The Mother and Baby Program of Maharishi Ayurveda – a postpartum care program every new mum should know about
Did you know that Maharishi Ayurveda has a complete program designed for new mothers? Psychologist and postpartum rejuvenation consultant Ragnhild Rannie Boes, Ph.D. was the first researcher to study the effectiveness of this program. In this article she tells us all...read more
Life as a mother is always full-on. There's always something to do, your lists never end, and neither does the spinning of the proverbial plates. We push ourselves, hold ourselves up to high standards, give ourselves a hard time - but is this really how we should be...read more
With a growing belly it's not always easy to find a nice dress that's comfortable yet stylish - so we rounded up some of the best top-rated maternity dresses for the spring/summer season on Amazon for you. This beautiful KRISP Knot Front Dress is a best seller, and...read more
It’s time to change the narrative of motherhood from sacrificers to leaders, says motherhood journey consultant Leonie Caines
Leonie Caines is a motherhood journey consultant - a title we don't often hear, but we should. She explains why it's so important to shift the focus to mothers and their wellbeing, if we want to raise healthy children and a healthy society. Welcome Leonie! Tell us...read more
Today let's celebrate you, mama, together with all the amazing mothers out there - because you deserve it. I compiled ten of my favourite quotes about motherhood - should you like to print them out, you'll find a downloadable PDF at the end of this post. Enjoy! 1....read more
Being a mother is wonderful - but it's also unbelievably hard. There are days when you're loving it; and then there are days when you feel like life is being squeezed out of you drop by drop. Days when you want to hide because you're not sure you can face it. Days...read more
Around 70% of people are not happy with their life - so don't feel guilty if you're one of them. The key to a happy life is not waiting for big events to happen, but instead finding joy in the everyday things. Happiness and joy are no airy-fairy notions. You don't...read more
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