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Photo Credit Krista Evans Photography   To be honest Hypnobirthing is not something I had ever heard of during my first pregnancy. It was my first pregnancy though that made me shift my focus to pelvic health physiotherapy and now that a big percentage of......

Let’s talk about why routines for children are important. Slow, lazy summer days are behind us as we enter the chilly, productive season of autumn. Back to school is now in full motion. This means, we need to get back into a regular routine. Over......

We spend so much time during pregnancy thinking about and preparing for our baby. We can’t wait for baby to come so we can feel better and get our body back on track postpartum. BUT nobody prepares us for the fourth trimester. The fourth trimester......

Let’s talk about how to talk about your mom body confidently. Your mom body has gone through a lot. You’ve worked through the changes of pregnancy, followed by the strains of labour and delivery (vaginal or via cesarean), AND the recovery and postpartum challenges. You’re......

Is there a way to make potty training easier? Is it always a battle? As parents, we can probably agree this isn’t our favorite stage. It’s frustrating AND there’s a lot of outside pressure to have our children potty trained early.  The Pressures for Potty......

Are you a work-at-home mom? Are you juggling caring for your littles while trying to run a business? Whether you’re an entrepreneur or a network saleswoman, if you’re splitting your time between family and earning an income, you need productivity practices. This week we talked......

It’s sometimes hard to maintain healthy kids routines in the summer. Kids need routines because it teaches them about time and time management. It also helps them learn healthy habits. Without a summer routine for your kids, you might look back and realize they spent......

I am productive. I get shit done. I also have a ‘type A’ personality. I’m one of those people who does our meal plan each week, makes memory books for the kids, and gets most items on my to-do list crossed off. To some, this sounds great. I......

Want to look great in a bikini this summer? We can help! This isn’t about finding the right swimsuit to hide your self-proclaimed flaws. We tricked you, didn’t we? It’s about being comfortable in your own skin – it’s about learning to rock your mom......

Postpartum recovery & your core.  Do you feel like you have a weak core after pregnancy? You’re not alone. A large part of postpartum recover is restoring your core. However, the core can be a confusing term that’s thrown around a lot in the fitness......

Overexposure to the sun can cause serious damage and premature aging. Let’s do what we can to protect ourselves this summer. Here are a few quick summer skincare tips for moms. Protect your Puckers Don’t forget your lips when you are putting on the sunscreen!......

Mom guilt is a phenomenon felt my most mothers. It’s the feeling of never being able to fulfill your duty as a mom to your children. Kids have a way of letting us know when they feel let down, even if it’s for their own......

My first conversation about periods with my kids “Mom, why do you have blood in your bum?” GULP! This is how it started in our house. I was newly home from the hospital after having my second baby. My 3 year old daughter came in......

I can’t help but cringe and get a little angry inside when ‘lady product’ commercials come on. There was one in particular the other day that sounded promising. It was on in the background so I didn’t see what was being advertised initially. There was beautiful......

First, let’s get one thing straight. Self-care for moms is NOT selfish. Self-care is taking care of yourself first so you can care for your family better. We are only human and will burn out eventually, so give yourself the care and maintenance you deserve......

Ask yourself the following questions. Do you have: less than 3 bowel movements in a week? strain or pain during a movement? hard or lumpy stools?; the feeling you’re not quite empty? the sensation of a blockage? You may be considered constipated if you experience......

Let’s talk about the crazy world of Instagram and body image. It’s easy to get sucked into the lives of Instagrammers who appear to have the perfect body and style, a gorgeous home, kids who are always bathed and chef quality dinners. That is NOT......

I had no idea what mom shaming was until I became a mom. Then I realized I had been mom shaming long before I even fell pregnant. I was the perfect mom before I had children. I was going to be the mom that never......

This body performs miracles, yet I have struggled with body image my entire life. As far back as I can remember, I can picture myself sitting on the toilet while I went pee, identifying each roll. Around my teenage years, I foolishly believed that I......

For the longest time, the information out there for women who were having any sort of pelvic floor issue like prolapse or incontinence, was to do kegels. But, in the last few years, the message has been changing. Now you’re probably starting to hear don’t do......

Disconnected from your vagina? Maybe it’s just the headline that caught your attention or maybe you know what I’m talking about because it’s you! When you’re told to do a kegel or relax your pelvic floor, do you know what to do? Many women describe:......

This is a tough question to answer without seeing you, asking you about your delivery, and talking to you about the type of exercise you want to get back into. However, whether in person or here, if you think you’re ready for postpartum exercise, here’s some......

Why does it hurt when I have sex? This unfortunate symptom is probably more common than you think and often in postpartum women. It leaves women confused because they expect to feel “loose” after child bearing.  One reason you may be experiencing this is because......

Can I please have my body back? The first 6 to 8 weeks after delivering a baby are hard! You are so uncomfortable by the end of pregnancy and all you can think is, “I can’t wait for this baby to come out so I......