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Rainbows and unicorns can teach us many things about birth

Women of the earth, take back your birth, and while you are there…take back your squatting power! Here is a reminder of the simple things in life, applied to pooping, but also applied to birthing 😉 Watch the rainbow unicorn

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Fantastic She Births® – Post Birth Survey Results

Dear mums and dads, I hope you are well. I have had a busy month since returning from India. Apart from teaching and mentoring I was honoured to be doula at one of my close friends births – which was

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My Top Ayurvedic Tips from India PK

I am back from my R & R adventure and have to say I am incredibly grateful for the experience, and to be home too 😉 India is an extraordinary country. It is quite hard to explain the dirt and

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Guru Purnima

Today I would like to give thanks for all my wonderful teachers – you my mums and dads… GURU PURNIMA – BATH IN THE BLUE MOON Today is actually the most auspicious day in the Vedic calender. It is yogic

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Are you ready to be a part of the Revolution?

Are you deeply passionate about making a difference on our planet? Do you believe that improving and empowering our mothers and fathers is the greatest way you could make a difference? Are you looking for a career change or perhaps

She Births® on the Channel 7 News tonight

Don’t miss out on watching a positive and empowering story about childbirth on your TV tonight I am very excited to announce that She Births® has been in the news twice this week. Commenting on how to boost your immune

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How I helped stop a c-section in 2 emails…

It’s been such a busy couple of months I don’t quite know where to begin and I’m sure I’ll leave something out. However, today I really want to share a most inspiring story of how things can change with birth

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Empowered Birth Online Summit

If you are reading this blog then I know you agree with me –  childbirth can be one of the most beautiful and sacred events in our lives. And, it remains a topic of conversation for all women, whether pregnant,

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

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

The Lucky Birthing Country | Online She Births® Course

After 2 months in the wonderful Northern Hemisphere I have to say that I’ve fallen completely in love with Europe! I never thought it would happen. I’ve always had a slight aversion to my homeland primarily because of the weather

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Who is really responsible for Conneticut

I hope you and your familiy are all well and safe – enjoying the holiday vibe growing and the great changes that are also taking place across our planet at the moment. I know Xmas is a time to pause

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.

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

How to get more Sleep and Rest as a new parent

June Chai Gathering – Sleep and Rest The Top 5 Tips from the She Lives community are… 1. Sleep or rest during the day – if you can’t get to sleep for 20 minutes at least each day then at

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

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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