Mom Life

To The Mom on Her Phone At The Playground

To The Mom on Her Phone At The Playground

We have enough mom guilt these days. Let’s take a shift and look at the world a bit differently. What if you didn’t judge and, instead, you imagined a world where the guy riding your bumper on the freeway is really in a rush to see the birth of his baby, or the rude person at the store just got the worst news of her life and is having to navigate chores and deal with trauma at the same time, or that mom who is looking at her phone is…actually an awesome mom. Try it out! It makes the world feel so much better! Check out this post I wrote for the Mid Peninsula City Moms Blog!

My Newest (Not So) Secret to Success! (hint: It's probably not what you think...)

My Newest (Not So) Secret to Success! (hint: It's probably not what you think...)

Feeling good, being confident, decreasing our stress, increasing mindfulness and being present are all part of a healthy life. It’s important to prioritize you, too! Read more for some ideas on how to make sure you are THRIVING!

So What the Heck is Diastasis Recti and How do I Know if I Have It?

So What the Heck is Diastasis Recti and How do I Know if I Have It?

Let's talk about Diastasis Recti:

Diastasis Recti is a pretty common condition that can occur during pregnancy, after birth, or can even be caused by rapid weight gain or a large amount of visceral fat. The right and left sides of the Rectus Abdominis (what you know as your abs) muscle spread apart at the body’s midline causing a gap of 2 or more finger widths apart. This interrupts the integrity of the abdominal muscles.  

My Atypical Post-Partum Depression Journey

My Atypical Post-Partum Depression Journey

Post-partum depression doesn’t look the same for everyone! It took me two years to figure out I wasn’t failing, I was depressed. Read more for my story!