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 […]

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 […]

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, dishes, […]

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. […]

Parenting Corner: Guarding my children’s free time

As my children have grown, they are now ages, 6, 8 and 10, I have felt increasing pressure to overschedule them.  Part of this is coming from me.  I LOVE being busy!  For all those of you who know me, this comes as no surprise.  I was that kid at […]

Yoga and Essential Oils

We hear about yoga seemingly everywhere these days.  The same can be said for essential oils.  Both are becoming SO popular.  This is because they are BOTH awesome, and when you combine them, something pretty magical happens.  (If you are unfamiliar with yoga or essential oils – scroll down for […]

How to Choose the Right Diffuser for You and Your Family

Diffusing essential oils is one of the nicest and HEALTHIEST ways to make your home smell good.  In addition to just making your house a more pleasant place to be, essential oils also have the ability to clean the air, to open airways, and to positively affect your mood.  (If […]

Hypnobirthing Babies are Calmer!

Time and time again as HypnoBirthing Educators, we meet babies born using the HypnoBirthing method who are alert, calm, and content from the moment they are born. Even in cases where the birth didn’t go according to plan, these babies seem to be well-adjusted and ready to embrace life on […]