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A Guide to Nausea in Pregnancy (AKA Morning Sickness)

I recently did a guest blog in collaboration with Treehouse focusing on nausea in pregnancy:

potential causessupportive nutritionadditional natural remedies to explore &tips for partners & support people

If you or someone you know is experiencing nausea in pregnancy, head over to the Treehouse blog for the full guide or book an […]


Matrescence: The Birth of a Mother

Matrescence. Have you heard this term? It’s one that deserves much more presence in our conversations & learning about mothering & motherhood. And, similarly to many other areas of women’s health it deserves much more recognition & investment in research.

Like adolescence, matrescence is the significant developmental transition experienced when we […]


Infant Sleep Struggles: Creating Clarity in the Exhaustion & Overwhelm

Feeling uncertain about what’s best for your baby, yourself & the rest of the family around sleep?

Wondering if sleep training is the right fit?

Wanting to avoid sleep training?

Exhausted by lack of sleep & trying to figure it all out?

Feeling overwhlemed by all of the information & approaches?

In this exhausted, […]


Resilience Redefined: All Mothers Deserve to Thrive

Resilience – simply defined – is the ability to respond & adapt to the events of life. It is our ability to stay up when life tries to knock us down & when knocked down allows us to efficiently & fully recover.

Too often in our culture, individuals are recognized for […]


Truth & Reconciliation: Supporting the Health of Indigenous Families

Resources for Settler Families

Settler Family = non-Indigenous family living on unceded land in Canada & benefiting from the structures colonialism.

Many families, communities & businesses have shifted their focus from the usual July 1st celebrations this year, to intentionally pausing to reflect & learn about the parts of our history that […]


Natural Summer: A Brief Guide to Bug Bite & Sun Protection

Summer is here! A favourite season for many, it presents some unique conditions for our bodies to experience, including a variety of insects that enjoy their yearly human feast and the increasing heat of the sun. As a result, the necessity for both bug bite and sun protection is greatly […]


Exhausted Mothers Deserve Answers, Not Sensationalized Half Truths

I’m so tired of media &
“experts” misleading women when they are in one of their most vulnerable stages
of life – navigating the everchanging flow of early mothering, often exhausted
& feeling desperate for solutions.

How are these women being misled? By not receiving the whole story, the whole truth. And, in […]


Prepare for Labour & Birth: 6 Must Read Posts During Pregnancy

The conversations I have with women, during pregnancy, tend to focus on three areas: staying healthy & comfortable as pregnancy progresses, preparing for labour & birth and preparing for postpartum & breastfeeding.

When it comes to preparation for labour & birth, there are six posts that I’m often referring to, […]


Oh Sh*t! Baby Kit – Shop Local, Zero Waste Edition

Have you heard of these handy kits? Created for new parents
to leave in the car, these DIY packages contain everything that may be needed
when the diaper bag is forgotten at home, there are fewer resources in it than
usual or you end up needing more than you thought you’d need.

Like most […]


Mothering Resilience.

Resilience. We’re hearing this term more & more – in parenting groups, in schools, in communities. Raising resilient children – children who have the capacity & the tools to face life’s inevitable challenges & move through them with calm & confidence, to emerge on the other side with new learning […]