Tag Archives: behind the scenes

A behind-the-scenes look at starting maternity leave before 40 weeks

A behind-the-scenes look at starting maternity leave before 40 weeks

I started my unofficial maternity leave waaaay earlier than normal. Like 4 months earlier. The idea actually came up during one of my routine visits in early pregnancy. As you might have read, I was not a happy camper. My midwife jokingly said “Maternity leave should really begin during pregnancy and go through the postpartum… Read More

The Nitty Gritty Details behind running my consulting + coaching business

The Nitty Gritty Details behind running my consulting + coaching business

I’ve always been somewhat of a Nosy Nelly. Catching glimpses into other people’s lives is fascinating to me. I can never learn enough about how others think, make decisions, and perceive things. And while I can definitely see how being all up in somebody’s business could be annoying to those who are being, it worked… Read More

New mamahood can be lonely, but it should never feel isolating

New mamahood can be lonely, but it should never feel isolating

Alone. It’s an interesting word. Sometimes I really love it. I will literally ask my husband a leading question like: “don’t you want to go to the beach with your paddleboard for a few hours?” And then when he says “oh yeah, that sounds great” (assuming I want to go along), I’ll say something like… Read More

Behind the Scenes: Svadhyaya or Self Study

Behind the Scenes: Svadhyaya or Self Study

If you have followed my work for a few years, you have probably heard me describe myself a few different ways.   Social Worker. Maternal Health Researcher. Yoga Therapist.   There were times when I doubted that these passions, each with a unique skillset and scope of practice, could ever be woven together. In the back… Read More