Category: Postpartum

  • GROW podcast: Interview with 3 wise women.

    GROW podcast: Interview with 3 wise women.

      In this episode, you will hear the voices of women who have over 230 years between them walking this planet. My mom and two Aunts join me in a conversation that will inspire and surprise you.   If you don’t have any women in their 70’s and 80’s in your life, give a listen. We talk […]

  • GROW: Podcast Girl Talk with Kelly and Abbie

    GROW: Podcast Girl Talk with Kelly and Abbie

        Well, four episodes in, and things have kind of gone to hell in terms of being informational. This episode is straight Girl Talk. Here are two of my BFF’s, Kelly and Abbie. We started girl talking when we worked together at a pregnancy and early parenting store and resource center, selling nipple creams, […]

  • A Mother’s Rights #15: You have the right to change your priorities.

    A Mother’s Rights #15: You have the right to change your priorities.

    Maybe before you became a mom, you were a fucking lion at work and hammered out 12 hour workdays, ate leftover Indian for dinner and got weekly massages. Maybe you spent most of your monthly budget on lingerie and had Outlander-style fantasy sex with your partner every day. Then after holding a sweet heavenly baby […]

  • A Mother’s Rights #6: You have the right to exercise every day.

    A Mother’s Rights #6: You have the right to exercise every day.

      There’s an author named Candace Pert who wrote a book called, “Your Body is Your Subconscious Mind.”  I love, love, love this concept. It makes so much sense! All things that happen in your life and the way you feel about the things that happen are stored in your body and mind. Our bodies […]

  • Grow Interview: Birthing in the 70’s, Part 2

    Grow Interview: Birthing in the 70’s, Part 2

      Did your mom or grandma have access to birthing balls and acupressure for labor? Did she have a chance to sit around and chat with mom groups about what life was like after giving birth? Do you think her pediatrician or gynie (as my mom would say) checked in about how nursing was going?  […]