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Community is Key

Here are 3 events I’m sure you will love. We all know that it takes a village to raise a child. And I am a huge advocate for shared living and shared parenting (currently think that a Multiple Occupancy dwelling

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Whale Wisdom from Tonga

Aha moments from the South Pacific… I’ve decided to share a video blog with you this month. There is so much to share from our travels in Tonga and swimming with the whales…I would love to hold a retreat there

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BIRTH STORIES

Lulu’s Birth – Like running a marathon

I gave birth to Lulu Aurora Postiglione on November 4th 2009 at 1:47 pm and she weighed 3.410kg. I had a great birth, just like the videos we watched! All-natural, no drugs and no stitches! The breathing was fundamental and

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How to save your marriage post baby

Ain’t it the truth – the first year of your bub’s life is the greatest but also the toughest. Amazingly you get through the labour but find out pretty quick that it’s only the beginning. Although there is an absolute

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Happy Mother's Day

Here’s to all the nappy changes, the sleepless nights, all the uncertainty and soothing when they have a fever. The feeling like I was living inside a St Vincent de Paul clothing bin and all the chaos amidst the emerging

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What do you really need?

Just a quickie to support you where ever you are within the sacred cycle of pregnancy, birth and parenting. I’m only interested in what really makes a difference in life and touching as many hearts as possible. If you are

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ANZAC day

I hope you are enjoying this amazing autumn weather. As we commemerate the great tragedies and courage of our ANZAC men today I wanted to also highlight some of the great traumas that our mums experienced over the same period

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Letting Go…

I am not sure where you are at in the cycle of pregnancy and parenting but wherever you are I can bet, at some point, there has been some serious letting go! As we are now in a phase of

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Ayurvedic Massage

As part of our She Births® community I thought that (those of you who live in Sydney) may like to know about a special friend of mine who is visiting and offering really well priced and amazing Ayurvedic massage treatments.

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The first year of motherhood

“The most difficult path of birth is the year afterwards…the growing surges of your heart as it pushes out selfishness and fear and makes room for sacrifice and love.”     Joy Kusek, LCCE We all know that the sleepless nights in

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Inspiring VBAC story

  I just came back from a beautiful Vietnamese dinner in Glebe with my mum. As I walked home, I realised I was walking up the very same hill that I marched up before every single HSC exam right near

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Welcome to the New Year

Welcome to the new year! I hope you have had a restful and joyous break- unwinding and de-stressing from 2012. I have to tell you about a fantastic event that you won’t want to miss. To me I feel it

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Lessons from Bali

I was out watching the sun rise this morning over Bondi Beach and wondering what else I need to implement in my daily life so that I can feel as good in Sydney as I do in Bali on holidays.

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Supporting emerging groups…

I am traditionally not one to become political. I am a Gen-X Aussie – mostly I hold the attitude of ‘what’s the point’ and/or ‘she’ll be right’….But, there are some things worth getting a little noisy about…like same sex marriage

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Do you need support?

I remember going to my first mother’s group just after Leroy was born. It took all of 3 hours to get out of the house but I was desperate just to connect and find some women who felt a little

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Raw Chocolate Mousse

Makes an awesome afternoon tea or desert 2 super soft avocados scooped out into blender or sliced up for hand stirring 1/2 cup organic raw cacao powder 1/4 cup agave nectar (or stevia powder if you are off the sugars)

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Never Underestimate the Power of Prenatal Yoga

It has always astounded me how sometimes the simplest and cheapest things available to women throughout their pregnancy can make the biggest differences. Just like that odd shaped pillow behind your back or between your legs at night. Or that

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Our prenatal yoga in the new film YogaWoman!

After SOLD OUT screening’s in Europe and America…YogaWoman has returned home to Australian shores. Made by local filmmakers and yoga students, narrated by Academy Nominee, Annette Bening and featuring our Dharma Shala prenatal yoga classes plus an interview with me

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Sex after babies!

Remember the no. 1 problem survey I sent out…well the top 2 problems our community of women are facing right now are… 1. Connection, time, intimacy and relationship with partner 2. Starting daycare I just LOVE a taboo subject and

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Harmony and Experiments

My dear friend Gary Gorrow is a part of a new and exciting project One Giant Mind. He and other leaders in the meditation field will be presenting a free evening called The Bondi Experiment on Monday 25th July at

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How to make your wishes come true…

This full moon on Friday at 4.39pm is the pinnacle of the Vedic or yogic calender, Guru Purnima. It’s a time to give thanks to the lineage of teachers that have taught us throughtout our lives, and that stretches all

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Connection and Loss

Connection is simply another word for union or yoga! It really is the most important thing in life, in birth, in motherhood, in partnership etc…All this hoo haa in spiritual circles about detachment to me is seriously overrated!! How are

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On Mother’s Day remember…

You exist here now because of a longing in one woman’s heart for a child. So long ago now, but not forgotten. You will continue to grow and share from that one longing and one love that she gave to

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A quote to get you through …

Here’s a little quote I keep above my desk that I wanted to share with you…it’s from the very end of Mira Nair’s film, Kama Sutra and it’s stood by me through some big challenges in the past…gladly I haven’t

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Nadine’s Cleansing Kitcheree Recipe

Kitcheree is a cleansing meal that can be eaten a couple of times a day or over a few days to rebalance your system. It will re-ignite your digestive fire and help remove toxins from the colon. Remember, good digestion

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Elimination Communication…made easy 🙂

What is it? Conscious infant toilet training where we learn to communicate with our babies about their peeing and pooing. It is not really tt because none of the conventional procedures need to happen because our child has learnt to

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She Parents – Elimination communication

What is it? Conscious infant toilet training where we learn to communicate with our babies about their peeing and pooing. It is not really toilet training because none of the conventional procedures need to happen. Our child has learnt to

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Mums n Bubs Yoga

The Post natal or Mums n Bubs classes have a steady flow of 10 – 12 Mum’s which is great. The classes run from 12pm – 1.15pm every Wednesday. For those Mum’s who have not made it to class or

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Spring expansion!

That spring energy of expansion seems to be happening on every level… We’ve had 21 mums at the post natal yoga, lots of happy She Birthers and the launch of She Parents! We had our last Mothers Circle of 2010.

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Let your love hormones loose

Women are incredibly complex beings. Unlike men, with one primary hormone, testosterone, which you may have noticed is either up or down, women undulate through rhythms and cycles. We live in a delicate balance of oestrogen, progesterone and the best

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Synchronicity and practice

Dear all, Well, we got through the school holiday juggle. I did get sick of popcorn and lemonade at the movies but I really loved not having to be at school by 9am every morning and really enjoyed spending quality

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Celebrations

WEB LAUNCH Well, its two years on and my baby, She Births, has finally ‘left the nest’, i.e. back page on the Dharma Shala website. She has finally moved ‘out of home’ and onto the World Wide Web. Have a

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