We've all experienced what a good breath will do for our bodies and minds. But because breathing itself is an automatic function, we overlook it all too often and miss out on the incredible things breathing deeply can provide. Our muscles relax. Our blood pressure drops. We release endorphins. We think more clearly. We reset. … Continue reading Breathe Deeply: Kind Tip #3
The moon reminds us how small this moment is, and also gives us the strength to move forward in a meaningful way.
Whether it's 10 minutes while you drink your coffee (hot), or a weekend away from all of civilization, "me time" is going to be your best bet for staying sane as a parent.
Recently we've been thinking about wholehearted living--which to us, means practicing creating the life you want through conscious choices, thoughtful action and a compassionate soul. We thought it'd be nice to start a blog series about this.
This one's for us, the dads or dads-to-be. A metaphorical perspective on how a doula equipped me for one of the greatest and most challenging experiences of my life.
It's astounding to women how quickly pregnancy changes peoples' interactions with them. Suddenly, all the social boundaries we enjoy seem to be wiped away--personal space? Nope, you'll have people gravitating toward your baby bump like a planet to the sun, hand extended. Polite conversation? Oh, absolutely not. Anything can be fair game here, from how … Continue reading What NOT to Say to a Pregnant Woman