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Five-Minute Yoga Class — Five Minutes of Pure Bliss

By Fredrica Syren: I used to love going to yoga classes and would try to attend at least once a week. This ancient practice is known for its ability to reduce stress and boost well-being, but it also offers wide-ranging physical health benefits such as improved brain function, a stronger …

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Mothering Ourselves — Self Care for Moms

By Dawna Matthews: Every day, we wake up with our laundry list of things to accomplish — it’s exhausting. We are busy and often feel a heavy weight of responsibility to be a “good” mom, parent, care provider, and woman. We love our child/children, family and friends. We are often …

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Stress Free Mornings

By Fredrica Syren: I think most of us have had mornings when we’re running around like crazy, trying to get ready for work. Now add three kids to that equation and every morning is like a marathon, working hard to get to the finish line: all kids dressed, fed, and …

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Why Practice Prenatal Yoga When You’re Pregnant

By Arianna Pinney: “What a child learns in the womb cannot be learned on earth…” – Yogi Bhajan Pregnancy is a profound and sacred journey, so much so that a woman’s experience through pregnancy can define her relationship with her child and herself into eternity. During this journey, more than …

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A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

By Fredrica Syren: “I went to sleep with gum in my mouth and now there’s gum in my hair and when I got out of bed this morning I tripped on the skateboard and by mistake dropped my sweater in the sink while the water was running and I could …

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Moms Don’t Get Sick Leave: How To Survive

By Fredrica Syren: After our family’s relatively healthy fall and winter, my husband and I had just commented on how lucky we have been. Yes, I know: that was a jinx. Before I knew it, one by one, all three kids got sick. Oh, so much fun!!! After spending a …

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First month update—Making Room for Baby Brother

By Fredrica Syren I can’t believe how fast time goes by when you have three kids at home. Liam turned one month last week and I can honestly say that the saying that third child is easiest is true. Liam is a chill little guy who really does not care …

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Advice for Moms-To-Be: You Are Already Just Exactly Perfect

By Dawna Matthews Most of my younger friends start to ask for advice as they start planning for pregnancy and babies, and the first thing that pops into my head is “don’t listen to anyone else.” Well, that may come out sort of strange to those who are looking for advice, so I …

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Tired Moms — How To Stop Being So Tired

By Fredrica Syren Being a mom is by far the toughest job I have ever done. Actually, today I told my husband that I always thought working at the assignment editor’s desk was hard, but compared to mommyhood it was a vacation. Many days I feel so dead tired that, …

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Guide to a Healthy Green Pregnancy

By Fredrica Syren · Eat an organic diet during your pregnancy. Following an organic diet is one of the best decisions that you can make in order to maintain your baby’s health because you eliminate toxic pesticides from your food. In fact, many experts agree that eating organic foods during pregnancy …

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