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Guest post by Mama member, Jenni Gritters! Jenni is a Seattle-based freelance journalist and founder of Zest Storycraft.  She writes mostly about the science of healthy living and is a certified yoga instructor. Jenni and her husband are currently expecting! You can follow Jenni on Instagram. Learn more about Jenni here! When I found out […]

December 4, 2019

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Guest post by Mama member, Jenni Gritters! Jenni is a Seattle-based freelance journalist and founder of Zest Storycraft.  She writes mostly about the science of healthy living and is a certified yoga instructor. Jenni and her husband are currently expecting! You can follow Jenni on Instagram. Learn more about Jenni here! When I found out […]

December 4, 2019

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AKA: please make it easy for me to find a clean swaddle in the middle of the night in a dark room while the baby is crying and I’m covered in spit-up! By Elise Hay, owner of Organized Sanctuaries A nursery is a sacred place. It’s where your newest, most precious gift learns the fundamental […]

November 6, 2019

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Guest post by Meghan, recipe developer, photographer, and writer at Fox and Briar. A passionate, self-taught home cook who believes that most things are better homemade and that good food doesn’t need to be complicated. These Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Muffins are naturally sweetened with maple syrup and packed full of healthy ingredients you can feel […]

October 16, 2019

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“If we are happy, everybody looks up and shares our happiness.” ~ from a Yogi tea bag. Having a baby is so taxing on the mind, body, and spirit. It’s like riding one of those big roller coasters at a theme park where you are laughing and crying at the same time because it’s so […]

September 16, 2019

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We are so excited to partner with Om Mama Collective member, Nicole, for our upcoming workshop: Training for Labor and Delivery on September 5th! 7:00-9:00pm at Nicole’s office, 4839 S. Brandon St, Seattle, WA, 98118. Free for Om Mama Members, $15 non-member pricing. Additional details, tickets & registration can be found here! Here’s how to […]

August 22, 2019

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Guest post by OMC Vendor, Lexi, owner of Kalon Spa in Bellevue. Find more about Lexi & our other team members in the collective here! Om Mama Members get exclusive discounts & deals for all of the businesses in our collective! We are thrilled to be teaming up with Lexi for our August Event Om […]

August 13, 2019

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Guest post from Om Mama friend & collaborator, Christy, of Ula & Us!  Christy here to talk about exercise and lactation. Most mamas are eager to get back into a regular workout routine postpartum and I was totally in that same boat, but the other question that comes up is whether exercise impacts breastfeeding and […]

August 6, 2019

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Guest post by Om Mama Collective member, Jennifer Loomis! Jennifer is an artistic photographer empowering pregnant women through photography for 20 years, specializing in larger families and large image installations. Om Mama Members get exclusive deals when working any of our curated list of business owners. Learn more about Jennifer here!  … Just had your […]

August 1, 2019

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I remember the 1st year of my youngest child’s life so vividly.  When he was born I had an almost 2-year-old toddling around hungry for attention and not quite sure about this new little cryer invading her space.  In a sleep-deprived coma, I would be nursing him while she was asking to play with me, […]

July 18, 2019

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Food Shame Take a moment and think about a favorite snack food from your childhood. Think about the times you ate it, remember the colors, textures, and flavors, try to recall how eating it made you feel. For me, it’s a toss-up between Goldfish crackers, Top Ramen, and Cheetos. I was clearly into salt and […]

July 2, 2019

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So, you’re about to have a baby, or you just had a baby, or you have kids and are in need of a place to socialize outside of your house that can handle the noise/mess/energy that now accompanies you wherever you go. In my opinion, you should look no further than your local brewery. They […]

June 12, 2019

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Guest Post by Ela Compton of ParentsPause: Ela hosts meditation playdates for parents and children in the Seattle area. Check out her full calendar & additional offerings at parentspause.com! Are you tired and overwhelmed? Are you sick of feeling like the day goes by in total chaos and you aren’t doing anything well (let alone […]

May 30, 2019

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Guest post by OMC Vendor, Jessica Psenski, licensed mental health counselor specializing in couples, perinatal care & sex therapy. Find more about Jessica & our other team members in the collective here!  We are thrilled to be teaming up with Jessica for our May Workshop: Babyproofing Your Relationship on July 24th! Find out more details […]

May 23, 2019

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Guest post by Sarah Farris of Vibe Elevated We are so excited to have Sarah lead a workshop on intuitive energy in business with our vendor collective members next week! She’ll be sharing all about how to trust your gut, build quality relationships & how all of this effects the energy in your business!  Several […]

May 16, 2019

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Lifestyle has become sort of a buzz word in the portrait photography industry lately, and a lot of photographers call themselves lifestyle photographers, but their styles can vary, so what does this mean for you, the client? According to Wikipedia, Lifestyle photography is a kind of photography which mainly aims to capture portrait/people in situations, real-life events or milestones […]

April 29, 2019

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Growth of Nature-Based Preschools Helps Get Kids the Outdoor Time They Need Seattle is infamous for its weather. It may not have sunny skies all the time, but that doesn’t stop Seattleites from getting outside. It’s especially important for children to get outdoors and play, and studies show that’s just not happening enough. One study […]

April 16, 2019

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Om Mama Collective member, Amy Kovner of Embodied Wellness, shares her tips on surviving morning sickness. Amy is a mom to 3 (including twins), certified nutritionist and licensed mental health counselor. Join us for a perinatal nutrition workshop with Amy on April 16th – details at the bottom of this post!  The past few months […]

April 4, 2019

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Let’s talk about this time because I have a hunch that we’re lacking support in a really big way. Some might say this could apply throughout the trajectory of the perinatal time, but today I want to address the first trimester. This can be a window of overwhelming change, erratic emotions, adjustment and sometimes fear. […]

March 20, 2019

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Healthy Pelvic Floor For A Healthy Life: The Importance Of Healing After Birth The biggest issues I see with moms and women, at my practice, stem from improper healing and lack of restoring deep core muscles after childbirth.   Most women get cleared by their MD, midwife or OB at 6 to 8 weeks postpartum. […]

March 7, 2019

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When I say “Family Photographs”, you might think… oh yeah, we need one of those for our Christmas card. Then you line one up with a photographer sometime between September and November. However, if your family is like mine, the fall is hectic and chaotic. School has just started and routines are back in place […]

February 21, 2019

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Hi there! My name is Erica and I’m new here — new to Seattle that is. My husband and I recently relocated for his job, and I’ve been exploring the Emerald City and preparing for our first baby ever since. Still acclimating to the weather 🙂 I’m a certified personal trainer, yogi, writer/blogger, and mom-to-be […]

January 23, 2019

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Om Mama Co. Member, Alexis, has pulled together some of her (and her daughter’s!) favorite family-friendly coffee shops in Seattle! Thank you for sharing with us, Alexis!! The Dane Address: 8000 15th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117 // Neighborhood: Crown Hill / North Ballard  The Dane is a huge space with indoor and outdoor tables. They […]

January 16, 2019

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It’s OK Hey, friend. How ya doing? Did you set a ton of big exciting, (hopefully a *little* scary) goals for 2019? I hope you did – but I also wanted to give you a little pep talk… aka give myself a little pep talk. We’re 9 days in to the new year. 9 days. […]

January 9, 2019

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Dana of Dana Nicole Coaching shares goal setting tips and how to set yourself up for success in 2019! I love this time of year – a time of reflection, celebration, hope, and anticipation for the year ahead. In my work with clients, I find that reflection and visioning are key to creating the life […]

December 17, 2018

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Guest Post: Why Postpartum Specific Training is Important by Maura Shirley, Bodies for Birth WHY IS POSTPARTUM SPECIFIC TRAINING IMPORTANT? So, you’ve had your baby. You’re feeling up to exercise, but you don’t quite know what you should and shouldn’t be doing when it comes down to it. You know certain areas of your body have […]

December 12, 2018

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Want to raise happy kids? Teach gratitude Ask any parent what they want for their children and they will likely say, “I just want her to be happy.” It is what we strive for within our own lives, and what we anguish over for our children. It guides education decisions, discipline, and even shopping. Lately, […]

November 21, 2018

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You know what would make motherhood easier? … If we talked about how hard it actually is. I saw my friend and fellow new mom post the other day about how hard being a mom is and it made me want to reach out to all new moms and let them know – this shit […]

November 15, 2018

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Guest Blog Feature: Danielle of Blue Cascade Doula shares her perspective on the importance of self care as a new mom! You can follow Danielle & her business partner, Gabby, on Instagram at @bluecascadedoula! Find more amazing doulas in our Collective here! Interested in joining the collective? Apply here! self-care is non-negotiable It’s really simple- self-care is […]

October 18, 2018

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Guest Blog Feature: Om Mama Collective member, Jeanna Rice Photography, shares her tips for what to wear for your fall/winter family photo sessions! You can follow Jeanna on Instagram at @jeannaricephotography! Find more amazing photographers in our Collective here!  Hello fellow Mamas! Fall is the most popular time for family pictures, and with good reason […]

October 12, 2018

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A Birth Story: Ava Sarah F. shares her birth story of bringing her baby girl, Ava, into the world! You can read more from Sarah on her blog, Nectar & Hive, and follow her on Instagram @sarahfreeman_. Interested in sharing your birth story or journey to motherhood with our readers? Every birth story is different […]

October 4, 2018

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Guest Post: 4 Things To Consider When Choosing A Maternity Fitness Program by Maura Shirley, Bodies for Birth Congratulations! You probably just found out you are going to be mom for the first (or fourth!) time. Perhaps you learned during your last pregnancy that you should have stayed more active? Perhaps you’re an athlete looking […]

September 4, 2018

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