New! Calendar of Events

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Oh, how I love the little things, and the easy things. Like this new calendar. Check it out for my classes in Nashville: prenatal yoga mama-baby postnatal yoga Forrest yoga for everyone, for self-care You'll also find info about women's circles, yoga bootcamp, speaking engagements, and other awesome events where we can connect! The amazingly helpful, why-didn't-I-do-this-sooner calendar is here: http://mamahhh.com/nashville-prenatal-yoga/ (And if you haven't already given your family the gift of a color-coded calendar, a la google, go get one! You can even use it to schedule, … [Read more...]

Self-Care from Ahhh to Zzzz

Mamahhh.com Self-Care Ahhh to Zzzz

So I was thinking I'd change the name of this Mamahhh blog to Mamazzzz once I've mastered self-care. :-) OK, not really, but those ZZZs? That is the epitome of excellent self-care for me: consistently great sleep. What is first-rate self-care for you? Self-care is an ahhh to zzzz kind of practice (and ample ahhhs usually lead to the best zzzzs), and I'm excited to spend all day tomorrow talking about this crucial topic with women in Athens, Georgia. In the morning, we'll check in at the Georgia La Leche League 2012 Breastfeeding and Parenting conference. Snuggles, shared laughs, … [Read more...]

A Long Courtship with Self-Care

Spring Renewal Self Care Retreat Vision Board 1

A long time ago, in a life I’ve nearly forgotten—the one before kids—I had a one-dimensional view of self-care. It involved calling in sick to work for a “mental health day.” Or, “spa day.” It was all the same to me, really. One other time, someone told me I should schedule some “white space” into my planner. (Waaay back in the days of paper planners zipped into leather-bound binders!) The idea was to pencil in some “me” time.  I was never very good at it. Even when I was responsible only for the care and feeding of moi, I didn’t get far with self-care. I piled on the stress and worked … [Read more...]