Tag: self care

Meet Lexi : Massage Therapist and Lymphatic Enhancement Technologist

Meet Lexi : Massage Therapist and Lymphatic Enhancement Technologist

Meet OMC Collective member Lexi Taylor. Lexi is the owner of Kalon Spa in Bellevue and has been practicing massage since 2012. Her most recent passion is for the benefits of Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Lymphatic Enhancement Technology, and MediCupping techniques. How long have you lived in the Seattle area? Where are you from/why did you […]

Baby Sleep Tips for the Holidays

Baby Sleep Tips for the Holidays

Guest post by OMC member Desiree Baird, a certified sleep coach, and owner of Seattle Sleep Trainer! … The “Hallmark” version of holidays is that everyone laughs and has fun and there’s little to no stress. The reality? Often much different, especially if you’re a parent trying to manage your baby or toddler’s sleep during […]

4 pillars of self-care as a new mom

4 pillars of self-care as a new mom

Guest post by OMC member Amy Kovner, Owner of Embodied Wellness …   Self-Care is critical for moms, especially in the postpartum period. Understandably, most new moms are completely focused on caring for a baby and have very little time and energy to take care of themselves. Being a new mom can be incredibly overwhelming […]

Be Like Jacinda Ardern ~ The First Step to Making a Difference as a Mom

Be Like Jacinda Ardern ~ The First Step to Making a Difference as a Mom

Guest post by OMC member Aga Lawrynowicz, a certified life coach {on a mission to help mothers get back time, live on purpose, and continue being a great mom along the way} and the owner of Choose Clarity. … Imagine a world where the overqualified moms abandon their invisible task list and participate in solving […]

Meet Abby : Massage Therapist & Health Coach

Meet Abby : Massage Therapist & Health Coach

Meet OMC Collective Member, Abby Dillinger-Lee. Abby is a Massage Therapist and Owner of Shakti Bodywork of Bellevue. How long have you lived in the Seattle area? Where are you from/why did you move here? What do you do for a living? Have you always done this?  I was born and raised in North Bend, […]

Prenatal/Postpartum Constipation: The Undertreated Perinatal Concern 

Prenatal/Postpartum Constipation: The Undertreated Perinatal Concern 

Guest Post by Om Mama Collective Member, Kelsey Cannon, of Elizabeth Rodgers PT When it comes to perinatal bowel dysfunction, mum’s the word…or, at least it was. Women are either shy to mention their bowel habits or they’ve been told ‘Oh, that’s just normal. It’s a part of the process!” We’ve come too far enough […]

POSTPARTUM RECOVERY: Tools that Helped me in the First 30 Days

POSTPARTUM RECOVERY: Tools that Helped me in the First 30 Days

Originally shared on Ula & Us, OMC Collective Member, Christy Talamo, shares how she survived the first 30 days of motherhood. Okay mama, get ready for some of the most magical moments of your life. Along with sleepless nights, a lot of diaper blow outs, tears (happy and sad… hello hormones), snuggles, bliss, leaky engorged […]

Meet Kelsey: Physical Therapist

Meet Kelsey: Physical Therapist

Meet OMC Vendor Kelsey of Therapydia Ballard! Kelsey practices pelvic floor PT and orthopedics in North Seattle. Outside of her work she enjoys running at Golden Gardens, hiking in the mountains, playing sports, and exploring all the new restaurants and breweries in town. How long have you lived in the Seattle area? Where are you […]

How Yoga Helped Me Feel Like Myself While Pregnant

How Yoga Helped Me Feel Like Myself While Pregnant

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! … I took my […]

Meet Erin : Lifestyle Photographer

Meet Erin : Lifestyle Photographer

Meet Erin- rockstar mama & owner of Erin Schedler Photography! Erin is a member of the Om Mama Collective – members get exclusive deals & discounts when working with her! Find out more at members.ommamaco.com!  Your Story – a little “About You” – How long have you lived in the Seattle area? Where are you […]

My 15 Month Roller Coaster : Self-Care for New Moms

My 15 Month Roller Coaster : Self-Care for New Moms

“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 […]

How to Challenge Food Shame : with Kristen Schweers

How to Challenge Food Shame : with Kristen Schweers

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 […]

3 Reasons to Practice Mindfulness as a Parent

3 Reasons to Practice Mindfulness as a Parent

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 […]

Trusting Your Intuition : by Sarah Farris of Vibe Elevated

Trusting Your Intuition : by Sarah Farris of Vibe Elevated

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 […]

Meet Sarah: Holistic Pregnancy Consultant and Owner of Mom & Babe

Meet Sarah: Holistic Pregnancy Consultant and Owner of Mom & Babe

We are thrilled to introduce you to Om Mama Collective member Sarah of Mom&Babe! Sarah is a holistic pregnancy consultant based on Bainbridge Island. Om Mama Members receive special package discounts with Sarah – if you’re interested in learning more about becoming a mama member, click here!   How long have you lived in the Seattle area? […]

Meet Desiree: Pediatric Sleep Coach

Meet Desiree: Pediatric Sleep Coach

We are thrilled to introduce you to Om Mama Collective member Desiree Baird! Desiree is a pediatric sleep coach with specialty in multiples! Om Mama Members receive special package discounts with Desiree – if you’re interested in learning more about becoming a mama member, click here!   How long have you lived in the Seattle area? […]

Self Care: Mama’s Life Blood

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 […]