Passionate About the Community
and the Moms Who Live Here

Pregnancy RSS feed for this section

surgery

How Life Got In The Way, Part I: Pelvic (“Lady Parts”) Surgery

Hello Friends! It’s been a while. Actually, nearly a year. I’ve had lots of run-ins with you in the real world and I keep hearing, “I haven’t seen you post anything lately….” Why the sabbatical? Life got complicated. Fast. Where do I begin…? It all started with surgery. No, not the cosmetic kind. More along […]

Continue Reading 0
pelvic floor

A Pelvic Floor Pep Talk

If you’re reading this, then I’m going to assume you had a baby in recent memory. If so, I’d say that at some point you were advised to “do your Kegels regularly.” I’m also putting $100 on the fact that in reality, “regularly” was more like once every few months, when sitting at a red […]

Continue Reading
anaheim moms blog

Letter to My Challenging One-Year-Old

Dear my sweet, cute P.I.T.A (Pain In The You Know What) Challenging One-Year-Old Today is your first birthday and although we love you, a lot…I still don’t know how we survived your first year.  Let me reminisce for a moment of how we got here. You threw us for a loop when we were told […]

Continue Reading
Pelvic Physical Therapist-1

Q&A With A Pelvic Physical Therapist

When I was a new mom, a pelvic physical therapist visited my Mommy-and-Me class one day to educate us on postpartum health and wellness. I was eager to learn more about this topic because I didn’t feel very knowledgeable about it after my very brief 6-week postpartum exam with a nurse practitioner who focused mainly […]

Continue Reading
Explaining Life {and Death}

Explaining Life (and Death) to a Toddler

I began writing a piece about a month and a half ago about why, for a mom of 3 littles, the ‘Holiday Season’ is not always the ‘most wonderful time of year.’ It was to be cheeky and lighthearted. As in, “Why, oh why, can’t strangers stop offering my kids sweets/junk wherever we go?!” And […]

Continue Reading