Coming into my first and second pregnancies there was one thing I was vereeeee worried about. That was the chronic back pain that I suffer from. In 2008 I was rear ended at high speed and sustained damage in my spine. I have damaged disks throughout my thoracic spine, a really nasty herniation at T7-T8… Read More Managing Back Pain with Young Children
One of my goals with The Great Maternity Leave, from the get-go, was to step into a place of total openness, transparency, and authenticity. Something I think is so badly needed in our world – and that is happening in leaps and bounds thanks to the internet 🙂 and of course, really brave people. It’s f*cking… Read More Your Mental Health On Maternity Leave: What is a Real Funk Like?
It’s making me giggle writing this blog post. This latest bucket list project feels a bit absurd. I’m so in over my head. In my personal life (definitely not work life), I have a tendency to favor action over research and just jump into things, and learn as I go. Which is funny, because I used to over-research,… Read More My Half-Baked Plan to Try out a Kickstarter Campaign
I am bringing one of my deepest passions to the blog today, and gosh, it makes me so happy to talk about this and what it has given us! So let’s get started! Every Saturday morning for two hours, we engage with nature through an “Urban wild program” put on by a researcher… Read More How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: Put your Children in Nature School in Calgary