Tag: pregnancy

Ayurveda in Motherhood: a 5,000 Year Old Science Helped Me Heal...

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Deciding to live a full, healthy life isn’t easy. For me, it took almost seven years. I love to eat and I’m lazy. But,...

Learning to Be Selfish after Becoming a Mom Gave Me a...

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In recent years, since I became a mother twice over, and despite many changes to my body, I’ve embraced my sexuality more than ever...

Confronting My High Risk Pregnancy with a Tube of Toothpaste

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My second pregnancy was high risk but it took me more than a year to confront and internalize that rather basic fact. I acquired...

Baby by 35 or Bust: How Advanced Maternal Age Made Me...

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Like a growing number of Vermonters, my husband and I decided to wait to have a baby. I was nearing my mid-thirties when we...

My Lost Pregnancy: Grief and Silence Losing a Baby Through Miscarriage

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Over the summer, the July 4th holiday brought my extended family together in a joyful (and extremely hot) reunion on the lake. Two cousins...

Pregnancy Pet Peeves: We’ve All Got ‘Em, Now Let’s Share ‘Em!

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Let’s face it, we all have unavoidable annoyances that cross our paths from time to time and make us cringe, sweat a little and...

Silently Suffering a Miscarriage: When the Mom Life Doesn’t Stop for...

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I had a rough week, last week. I don’t typically talk about my feelings (like, I did once and it was a BIG deal...

Nine Over the Top Ideas for Your Gender Reveal Party

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When it came to finding out the sex of my babies, I found that I enjoyed waiting until birth to find out much more...

My Baby’s Gender Reveal: Pink or Blue or Delay the Hue?

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I remember when I found out I was pregnant with my first baby. I had suspicions that I could be pregnant. The anxiety was...

The Complete Family and Why I Know I Am Done Having...

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Over the last ten years, I’ve seen many moms and moms-to-be struggle when people comment about the sex of their children, or ask when...

Ectopic Pregnancy – When Pregnancy Goes Wrong

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Ectopic pregnancy is horrible. It’s every mother’s worst nightmare. Ectopic pregnancy occurs when the fertilized egg implants outside of the uterus, usually in a fallopian...

Bloom:: An Event for New and Expecting Moms in Vermont {SOLD...

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We are thrilled to announce that tickets to our 3rd Annual Bloom:: An Event for New and Expecting Moms are now on sale! *UPDATE: TICKETS...

Motherhood Dilemmas: I Don’t Want to Have Another Baby… Right Now

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I always wanted to have two or three children. I grew up with siblings and valued having someone around to play with. But my...

What It Means to Be An Advanced Maternal Age Mama in...

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I was 36 years old when I became pregnant with my first son, and the term Advanced Maternal Age had never entered my world...