Tag Archives: postpartum body

Three gifts that will make postpartum easier

Three gifts that will make postpartum easier

Folks are pretty generous when it comes to welcoming a new member of the family, and baby showers often bring in the goods. But decided what you need vs what’s overkill is tough! During my own pregnancy I knew deep down that baby only truly needed a handful of things: A place to sleep Some… Read More

These are the people you want around after birth

These are the people you want around after birth

I had a wide range of individuals to help me through a rough first trimester. I had a friend just a weeks weeks ahead of me in her pregnancy, who became my go-to person when it came to seeing how things would shift for me in the weeks to come. I had an acupuncturist and… Read More

The simplest ayurvedic technique that could change your postpartum experience

The simplest ayurvedic technique that could change your postpartum experience

  Each day, at the end of my shower, I indulge in a 2-minute long “spa treatment.” It’s the highlight of every morning. And incredibly simple! Here’s my “top secret” recipe : ) I keep a small bottle of sesame oil in the shower It stays pretty warm thanks to the Caribbean temperatures around here. At… Read More

Learn what’s causing your discomfort and how to deal with it

Learn what’s causing your discomfort and how to deal with it

I liken a new mama to a court reporter in terms of being at risk for extreme, carpal tunnel-esque wrist pain. Seriously, I don’t know which person has it harder!   That tingling down the arms? Recurring numbness? Feeling like your wrist could give out at any second? And the pain. The kind that doesn’t… Read More

From Independent Woman to Motherhood: 33 years of “Me Time” turned upside down

From Independent Woman to Motherhood: 33 years of “Me Time” turned upside down

Ana Acosta is sharing her Mama Story with us today. Ana is the Jill-of-all-trades in my life. If I have a question (about anything) I can usually get a good answer from her or find out who has the best answer. But what I love about her post is that, despite being an expert in… Read More

How to keep your body happy while rockin’ your sling

How to keep your body happy while rockin’ your sling

We all have a dominant side. You write and eat with a preferred hand. You might kick a ball or climb stairs with a preferred leg. And while one side may be a little stronger, you probably don’t feel like one side of your body is totally different than the other   Until you bought… Read More

S.T.O.P. Your Post Partum Crazy Train

S.T.O.P. Your Post Partum Crazy Train

Today, I am excited to share this blog’s very first guest post, by Kirsten Hedden. I stumbled across Kirsten’s own blog as we participated together in The Yogipreneur’s Fired Up and Focused Challenge and was awed by her engaging and honest writing.  When I saw her write about her struggles with diastisis (the separating of… Read More

3 self care tips for solopreneurs

3 self care tips for solopreneurs

Between running a business and household and raising a tiny human, I could use a little extra self-care to keep me sane. [bctt tweet=”Keep your sanity (and health) in check with these 3 essential self-care tips from @ariannataboada”] These are some of my favorite self massage exercises. You can do this in between creating content at… Read More