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Healing Childbirth Injuries the Natural Way With Pelvic Physical Therapy
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Body Connect Health and Wellness Rehabilitates D.C. Area Postpartum Women
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Natural Products Expo East 2016 Big Giveaway!
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National Kids Yoga Conference 2016 recap
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Elizabeth Pantley Releases No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns + Giveaway
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Take Back Your Health Conference returns October 29-30
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Fun fall events at local Waldorf schools
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Lazure painting: The transformation of Potomac Crescent Waldorf School classrooms
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Birth & Babies Fair comes to Montgomery County
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Moms UP! Retreat debuts this October! Interview with the founders & coaching giveaway!

Healing Childbirth Injuries the Natural Way With Pelvic Physical Therapy

For many of us, holistically-minded parenting started before our babies were even born. I focused a lot of prenatal energy on planning a natural and non-medicated birth, took a Bradley course, hired a doula, planned to encapsulate my placenta, and wrote down birth preferences for my labor and delivery team.

Not much went according to plan. Read More

Body Connect Health and Wellness Rehabilitates D.C. Area Postpartum Women

Pregnancy and childbirth are incredible feats of human strength and ability. But, too often women are left injured for months or even years after giving birth. The therapists at Body Connect Health and Wellness (BCHW) dedicate much of their practice to rehabilitating postpartum women through an emerging specialization called pelvic physical therapy (PT). Read More

Natural Products Expo East 2016 Big Giveaway!

The Natural Products Expo holds two events annually, one on each coast, for those in the industry of healthy food, body care and supplements to showcase their wares and connect with buyers, investors and influencers. Lucky for us, Expo East 2015 and 2016 have been in Baltimore, so I’ve been able to connect with brands I already love and to learn about many more I’m excited to tell you about! Read More

National Kids Yoga Conference 2016 recap

The third annual National Kids Yoga Conference took place earlier this month and brought nearly 400 people together to talk about mindful movement for children. The conference will return to Catholic University next year, October 13-15, 2017. Here’s a glimpse at some of the highlights from this year’s Saturday program.

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Elizabeth Pantley Releases No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns + Giveaway

Author Elizabeth Pantley has just released her latest book, The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns: Amazing Sleep from Day One – For Baby and You. This book is a must-have for parents with newborns or for those who are expecting a baby.  Pantley’s advice will help parents get their children off to a good start with sleep and avoid the need for sleep coaching in the future.

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Fun fall events at local Waldorf schools

A family event at a Waldorf school offers wholesome fun with nature-based crafts, outdoor imaginative play, healthy food and magical puppet and marionette plays that engage young children in a deep, profound way. Two such events this fall include the Fall Festival on October 22 at Potomac Crescent Waldorf School in Alexandria, Virginia and the Fall Bazaar at Washington Waldorf School in Bethesda, Maryland on November 19. Both events go on rain or shine event with fun for the whole family. Read More

Lazure painting: The transformation of Potomac Crescent Waldorf School classrooms

Most parents want their children to feel calm, and the folks at Potomac Crescent Waldorf School have worked hard to create a peaceful, soothing environment in their new home at Fairlington Presbyterian with in Alexandria. Before the school moved into the space last fall, parents, staff and alumni transformed the classroom walls using a painting technique called lazure. Paired with the abundance of natural wood and textiles in Waldorf  classrooms, the skillfully painted soft peach walls help children and adults alike feel calm and grounded. Read More

Birth & Babies Fair comes to Montgomery County

This fall marks the first time the DC Birth & Babies Fair is venturing out of the District. Organized by Eat-Sleep-Love Maternity & Parenting Center, the Birth & Babies Fair of Montgomery County will take place Sunday, October 9 at the Silver Spring Civic Building. Read More

Moms UP! Retreat debuts this October! Interview with the founders & coaching giveaway!

Pleasance Silicki and Alexandra Hughes are moms on a mission to help other moms find joy, take care of themselves, and learn to be present even in challenging situations. At the end of October, they will be taking their show on the road for a unique weekend of self-care at their Moms UP! Retreat in beautiful Meadowkirk, Virginia at Meadowkirk Manor. Read More

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