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The Pelvic Floor and Its Importance

“Wait! You mean [the pelvic floor] is my vagina?” I remember when I finally discovered where my pelvic floor actually was, and I’m pretty embarrassed to admit that I was in my thirties and had experienced two pregnancies. I know that I’m not alone in this misunderstanding of the pelvic floor and/or its function. Maybe […]

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Stress Relief 101: Tips to Making Life Less Irritating

Christmas Eve 2019. A stressful day that will live in infamy forever in the Hein household. We had finished our first annual family dessert cook-off. Christmas Eve dinner had been devoured. Tim Allen as the Santa Clause joined us for some family snuggles before midnight mass. I was already planning that perfect matching outfit picture […]

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Mindfulness:: Identifying What It Is To Empower Wellness for Mamas and Children

Mindfulness is a valuable skill to nurture in our children. Developing mindfulness can help our children to better identify, express, regulate, and tolerate their emotions. Another fantastic benefit we get from sharing mindfulness with our children is that we are exposed to it as well. Mindfulness promotes stress relief and emotional regulation and also encourages […]

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Omaha Moms Blog:: Introducing Dani

Omaha Hello mamas! I am so grateful for the opportunity to share with this community. I grew up in Bellevue and Papillion, and I’ve lived in the area for 26 of my 29 years of life.  My husband and I lived in Okinawa, Japan for several years while he was in the military, but then […]

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Surviving the Fourth Trimester

From the moment we see those magical two lines on the pregnancy test, our mind goes in so many directions, but we rarely think about the fourth trimester. We think about the health of the baby, surviving nausea or morning sickness, cravings, and discomforts during the first trimester. Then, in the second and third trimesters, […]

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Learning to Love My Face—Sans Makeup

Growing up I was taught to never leave the house without a full face of makeup. My mother was passionate about always looking her best, so I learned, at an early age, that it was unacceptable to show my undone face pretty much anywhere, except the confines of my own bedroom. This was my normal. Makeup […]

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