Welcoming Lia – Our Birth Story

My daughter Lia was brought to my husband and I on March 21 at 5:00 pm. I had an amazing pregnancy and stayed active throughout as I worked in a physically demanding job. I was due March 20 so was exactly 40 weeks pregnant when I delivered her. I had […]

Getting Your Protein in Pregnancy : The Protein Snack Plate

As far as nutrition goes, most of the families I work with have a pretty clean wholesome diet to begin with, but I wanted them to  make sure they are getting 75-100 grams of protein each day. Why is protein so important in pregnancy?  Well the amino acids found in […]

Myla’s Birth Day

“The birth was the most beautiful and empowering time I will ever have in my life.”   ~Laura England   Myla Grace Myla Grace entered our world at 10:51am on April 3rd. Our original guess date was March 25th, so I began preparing for anything to happen anytime in March. Although […]

Pregnancy Gratitude Affirmations

The energy of appreciation is one of the sweetest and most positive out there.  It has the power to lift us out of a funk, and to help us celebrate our lives just as they are. And let’s face it – there are aspects of pregnancy that can get you […]

10 Ways to Heal Naturally from a Tear or an Episiotomy

This is truly the one blog post that I wish there was no need for, but if you arrived here it’s because it happened and you are now looking for ways to heal. So I’ve written this for you. (If you are just one of those gals who loves to […]

NEW BirthBliss Guided Pregnancy Relaxation Album

After years of leading guided relaxations in my prenatal yoga classes, many of my students asked for a version they could listen to at home.  Those heartfelt requests lead me to create this guided relaxation meditation album . The album is designed to help you create more peace and ease during […]

8 Ways to Turn Any Day into A SPA DAY

Let’s face it – we are all busy.  And sometimes we are so busy taking care of everyone else that we forget to take care of ourselves. Between work and family commitments, it can be hard to find the time (and the cash) for a day at the spa.  Yet […]

FREE Live Master Class

How to Use Essential Oils for Simple Family Wellness Want easier natural solutions at your fingertips?  Tired of catching everything that comes around?  Want to boost your family’s health naturally? Wishing to reduce your exposure to chemicals by making natural body care and cleaning products? Join me live tomorrow Saturday […]

Sleep – Why You Need It and How to Get a Better Sleep

Most of us instinctively know that sleep is important, but just how important surprised me.  I wonder if it will surprise you too. Last month, I have the privilege of attending a lecture by Dr. Russell G. Foster, a neuroscientist with a special focus on the sleep and circadian rhythms […]

How to Sage or Smudge Your Home

  This year, my family and I moved to France for one fun-filled year of adventure.  We found a great house for rent in Alsace, one of France’s wine regions.  This was a perfect fit for us, because it was previously a vacation home, so it came complete with EVERYTHING: furniture, […]

Beautiful Diffuser Blends

Diffusing essential oils in my home is one of my favourite parts of everyday.  I love choosing a blend that will make my house smell beautiful and at the same time support my family’s health.   We do this to clean the air and to support and adjust the moods […]

Empowering Wellness with Essential Oils

  What if there was something that you could do for yourself and for your family to help them be and stay healthy? Right now is the prefect time to empower yourself with the information and the tools that you need to create long term wellness. If you’ve been following […]

Is It Safe to Use my Cell Phone during Pregnancy?

When pregnant there are so many decisions that you make on a daily basis in order to keep your baby safe and healthy. New emerging research is now finding that how you use your cell phone might be added to the changes that you’ve already made, like abstaining from alcohol and […]

Creating a Wellness Routine

Would it be ok if I shared with you one of the strategies that has really worked for me in creating a healthier home? Of course, there are many ways to do this, but I’ve found that creating a wellness routine is a really simple and sustainable way to do this. […]