The following blog posts are for women who have infertility struggles and/or for women who are looking into adoption as an option to motherhood. As a fertility coach, and someone who personally walked this path, I understand some of your needs, worries and places you need to be held in compassion. Please enjoy reading and/or listening to the following...
One thing I wish I had spent more time doing is preparing for parenting. I was so consumed with trying to create my family that I didn’t spend a lot of time learning about how to parent the baby. I will say, I did read a lot about sleep as that was the most concerning part about
I was part of a group book discussion a couple of weeks ago and I was so inspired by the six happiness tools mentioned in the book that I thought I would share them with you today. The book is called What Happy People Know: How the New Science of Happiness Can Change Your Life for
Whether you are trying to build your family through fertility treatments or adoption, Mother’s Day can be a hard day for some. Even if you are celebrating with one child and wishing to expand your family further, this day can remind you of your unmet dream. It can also be
I was just at a family gathering when one of my cousins could see the tired look on my face as I was chasing my 2 year old around the room. She asked me how I was and I said, “Tired.” She responded by saying, “That’s why you have your kids in your 20’s and not your
Last week I took myself offline, well not totally…but a lot more than I usually do. If you have been feeling on edge or like there isn’t enough time to finish everything in a day or even if you have been pushing yourself beyond your bedtime, I challenge you to take a week offline too.
I first learned about angels as a small child. My mother told me that I had two guardian angels who were there to protect me. I don’t recall a specific story upon learning about them, as I feel I have always known about them. They brought me great comfort as I grew
Have you noticed that minimalism has been getting a lot of attention lately? I started hearing about it a couple of years ago when the book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying: A Simple, Effective Way to Banish Clutter Forever by Japanese organizing consultant and author, Marie Kondo, was first
As Valentine’s Day fast approaches I suggest that you take some time for self-care this holiday. Regardless if you are single or married, I invite you to focus on loving yourself first. Certainly if you do have a partner it is great to focus on treating them to something fun, but
The word “yoga” means to yolk or make whole. When practicing yoga you are helping your four bodies (physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual) to become whole. Yet, when you are working so hard to create your family this is the last thing you may feel. Many women have shared with me
I was reading an article last week about doctor’s experiencing high numbers of burnout in a US News web article, which made a lot of sense to me. I always feel stressed going to my doctor. It’s a lot of hurry up and wait and once the doctor arrives I seem to forget all of my questions