Since becoming a mother, do you feel: stronger, weaker, or the same?
A friend and personal trainer I know (shout out to Jessie Mundell!) recently asked this question on her facebook page… And the instant I saw it, without any hesitation at all, the answer just screamed at me: WEAKER. DEFINITELY WEAKER. Definitely worse. And after the clarity that came in that quick forthcoming answer, […]
My New Year’s 2018 Wish For All The Mamas
YAY!!!! Another Minute With Mandy! And it’s my special wish for all the mamas out there. 🙂 CHECK OUT THE VIDEO!
The Belly Button Flashlight
It’s time for another Minute With Mandy! Are you wondering what the belly button flashlight is? Well, it’s another tip for pregnant mamas out there. Scroll down to the video below for all the details! However, before you go, see below the video and make sure you sign up for my FREE […]
Pool Noodles and Pelvic Floors
Time is scarce around here! There is only one of me, but so many women have been contacting me about education or for some help with their pelvic floors. Because of that, I’ve decided to try out a new segment on the blog called “A Minute with Mandy” – it’s going to be a short […]
What Is Diastasis Recti and Do You Have One?
Diastasis recti simplified: it’s a separation or gap between your abdominal muscles. Technically speaking, there is a complex line of connective tissue that connects the left and right sides of your abdominal muscles and it’s known as the linea alba. The line alba runs from xyphoid process at the bottom of your […]
I’m BAAAAAAAAAAACK!!!!!! Yes, despite a year-long absence from the blog, I am happy to report that I am BACK! (Can I be cliché and say “back, and better than ever”? 😉 ) My life is indeed headed in a new direction, and I am very excited to report that Nurture Her is going […]
I CHALLENGE YOU!!!!
My last post talked about the need for daily movement (and for a lot more than I was getting!). Since I decided I was simply going to walk more, I’ve been wracking my brain on how I will get those steps in. And how I will actually do it – not just pay lip service […]
Walkin’ Along, Sing’n a Song!
Wow – it has been a long time since I’ve updated a post. It’s amazing how time flies when you are busy with family demands. And I have had a lot lately! However, all those demands have really left me pining away for some “me” time. I miss my friends, I miss my blog […]
Poopy, Poop, Poop, Poop!
Today I am going to talk about poop. Well, actually I am going to talk about the verb – to poop, or pooping. Didn’t you have to suppress a giggle when you read the word pooping? I did. 😉 But then, I always did find potty humour funny. (And it’s a good thing too because […]
Birth Prep Tip #2 – Part 2
Find Symmetry in your Pelvis I have to laugh as I write this because I am taking a break from fixing my washing machine. I am literally sitting in my kitchen surrounded by various hoses and panels and other washing machine parts. Unfortunately, something sprouted a leak last week and flooded our main floor laundry […]