Babywearing Yoga to Soothe You and Baby

When my daughter was a colicky newborn, babywearing pretty much saved my sanity. In the early postpartum days, it was really hard to find the time for a yoga practice. Her awake time had a lot of tears (hers and mine), but babywearing helped soothe her. As an added bonus, yoga postures helped keep me … Continue reading Babywearing Yoga to Soothe You and Baby

No One’s Coming for You

About two years ago, I was teaching yoga at 5:45 am.  I'm not what people would consider "a morning person." I don't naturally get up that early or particularly like it.  But at the time, it seemed like a good idea.  I felt about teaching early morning the way professional dog poop picker-uppers feel about … Continue reading No One’s Coming for You

We Croak Day 5: The Adult in the Room

After all the ups and downs yesterday, it was hard to sleep last night.  I was exhausted, but also simultaneously super wound up.  I tossed and turned all night. I've been writing this month kind of inspired by contemplating death, and yesterday my autonomic nervous system (the thing that's supposed to keep us alive) was … Continue reading We Croak Day 5: The Adult in the Room