Prenatal Yoga DVD Giveaway!


While pregnant with my two daughters, I attended dozens of prenatal yoga classes with the fabulous Sarah Longacre, yogini-in-chief at Blooma, a prenatal & postnatal yoga studio in Minneapolis. I don't know how many classes it was exactly, but between the two pregnancies, well over 100 for sure. I loved Sarah's classes so much that after my first birth, I helped her birth her own studio. And after the studio opened, she helped me become a prenatal yoga teacher. Then while I was pregnant with my youngest daughter, Sarah decided she'd like to create a prenatal yoga DVD (and you can win a … [Read more...]

Book Giveaway: Belly Button Bliss


On Sunday mornings, I teach prenatal yoga. I love starting the week with beautiful pregnant women and their glorious bellies! So, in honor of the mamas preparing for birth this morning, I'm giving away a copy of my book Belly Button Bliss: A Small Collection of Happy Birth Stories. If I may brag a little, this cute baby shower gift is the perfect antidote to the scary stories birth mothers too often hear about labor and childbirth. Filled with inspirational birth stories, the anthology celebrates the intuitive wisdom of women's bodies and the transformative effect of childbirth. Each story … [Read more...]

And the Winner Is…

2011-0511 Literacyhead

Congrats to Liz who became a LiteracyHead today! Liz won a one-year subscription to, the online visual arts magazine for teaching literacy to school-aged children. Thanks to everyone who shared their favorite childhood books when they entered the Literacyhead giveaway contest. Here's a list of mama-recommended reads for your little ones: Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You? by Dr. Seuss -- recommended by Alicia as a great first favorite Eric Carle’s “Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? -- recommended by Monira as her 1-year-old daughter's current fave Cars and Trucks … [Read more...]