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In the early days of motherhood as much as you would like to take time to rest, there’s a new baby that needs your love and attention and self-care can easily slip out of your schedule. An herbal sitz bath is a great way to help you relax, speed up healing and help with hemorrhoids – and not to mention take a few much needed minutes for yourself. Read on for this at home how-to.

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With the holiday season right around the corner we rounded up a few tips so that you moms can not only prepare for, but enjoy this time of year! Whether you’re a family of three or six or more and more we want to help you savor this holiday season without skipping a beat. Feel free to share your tips in the comments too!

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This post comes to us from Paula Mallis. Paula is a mother, doula, yoga teacher and meditation guide and facilitator of women’s circles living in Venice, California. In January she will be opening WMN Space, a conscious space for women to gather in service to their own healing in Culver City, CA. As a mother herself she has used her own personal experience combined with her training to help prepare women for pregnancy and motherhood, or what she refers to as Maiden to Mother. Today, Paula is here to share her tips for the fourth trimester, the first three months of a newborn’s life.

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I’ve had a handful of people ask me for suggestions on parenting books recently. In light of baby #4 making her appearance next month I thought I’d brush up on some of my favorites and finally put a list together for those of you who have been asking. I used to consume parenting books like some women consume fashion magazines, but I’ve slowed down in recent years in an attempt to listen to my own rhythm as a mother. That being said, I’d love to hear your favorites as well so please comment with any exceptional ones that I’m missing out on!

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The Archibald Project is an orphan care advocacy organization that uses media to tell stories. Their stories advocate for orphans, educate on orphan care, build community and inspire people into action. This week we have teamed up with this orphan care advocacy group, that harnesses the power of stories, by donating 20% of the proceeds from our Baltic wrap to The Archibald Project and their mission of eliminating the orphan crisis.

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