How motherhood taught me to love my body

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Who knew that it took being stretched to my limits – in every sense of the word- to totally appreciate this body of mine. That’s the power of motherhood. Yet, if we turn the clock right back, it’s hard to believe that instead of celebrating my youth I spent much of it hiding in my own … [Read more...]

Vitamin D in pregnancy & breastfeeding mothers: Is there really nothing healthy about a tan?

Vitamin D deficiency has become a major issue in Australia and could be due to our rigorous slip, slop and slapping. Vitamin D deficiency is of particular concern in pregnant women and breast-fed infants. It is estimated that rates of vitamin D deficiency are 18-84% amongst of pregnant women, … [Read more...]

Understanding The female cycle

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Knowing about our bodies leads to more self confidence in all we do as women Even though knowledge is omnipresent mainly because of the internet, we don’t know a lot about our cycle. What we learn in school is that the cycle has to have 28 days and that ovulation takes place on day 14. When we … [Read more...]

Motherhood as a Powerful Rite of Passage

For many women becoming a mother is a deeply spiritual and transformative process, one that radically shifts the way she views herself and her place in the world. Yet this highly personal and profound journey is rarely acknowledged, explored or discussed as a relevant aspect of motherhood. Sadly … [Read more...]

Journey into Motherhood as a Sacred Rite of Passage

For many women becoming a mother is a deeply spiritual and transformative process, one that radically shifts the way she views herself and her place in the world. Yet this highly personal and profound journey is rarely acknowledged, explored or discussed as a relevant aspect of motherhood. Sadly … [Read more...]

Spark Up Your Love Life After Birth

Just WHEN is the “right” time to “get back into it?” Most couples wait for the magical six-week mark and are dreadfully disappointed when that incredible pre-birth love-making doesn’t happen or measure up to expectations.With the misunderstandings, miscommunication, fear and guilt surrounding … [Read more...]

Postnatal Yoga – Creating time to connect

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There are so many wonderful benefits to postnatal yoga, I hardly know where to begin! So let me give you a brief run down about me… I fell in love with yoga while living in France over 10 years ago, which I can't quite believe! Here my wonderfully inspiring teacher introduced me to Ashtanga Yoga. … [Read more...]

A letter to you, Mum: You are not alone in this journey called motherhood

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Motherhood can be a lonely & isolating journey. It can also be filled with joy, laughter & an overwhelming amount of love. Mostly it’s a combination of the two with lots of other curve balls thrown in. I have listened to many stories of motherhood whilst teaching HypnoMothering, each … [Read more...]

‘Mother’ Does Not Equate to ‘Machine’

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Stop shouting, mama. Your raised voice scares your children. Pay attention, mama. Your desire to escape leaves your children feeling ignored and unloved. Play with your babies, mama. Never mind the fact that you’ve been up all night with one of them, are fighting off a cold, haven’t showered … [Read more...]

The Most Important Aspect of Parenting is Often the Most Overlooked

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If you’re like millions of others before you I bet you have prepared for your child’s arrival in a hundred different ways…turned the den into a nursery, purchased the perfect crib and no doubt have clothes that will fit your child well into their second year of life to name a few! Some things about … [Read more...]

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