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    Jan 16 2015

    How to Avoid Wrist Pain in Yoga

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      Sharing an inspired infographic. xo Roxy P.S. larger image on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/newmomsecrets   Thanks yogabycandace!

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    Jan 15 2015

    Planning, Designing and Organizing Your Child’s Playroom

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      Playroom and Mini-Kids’ Club In 2005, I consulted on a project at Indigo Pearl Resort, Phuket which included elements of the Spa and the Fitness Centre, Yoga Room and Kids Club. My expertise at the time was not kids playrooms for hotels so I did seek help from a British nanny colleague for ideas. Since becoming a mom though, my choices for hotels when we travel hinges around the resort having a swimming pool and Kids’ Club or at least a good range of baby-friendly activities. […]

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    Jan 13 2015

    Managing Stress as a New Parent

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      Courage vs. Fear Being a new Mom [or Dad] can be terrifying. You are suddenly responsible for another human being! Fear and stress often come together. Feelings of stress are generally rooted in a fear of an imagined physical or emotional threat and stress (not to mention hormones in the first year or so after childbirth) can contribute to negative feelings like depression and anxiety that in turn can contribute to fear-based thinking. Exercise and meditation Exercise and meditation plus ways to find naps […]

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    Jan 9 2015

    Simple DIY Baby Oatmeal Face Mask for Moms

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    I’m back in the Land of Smiles or as I’ve come to know my second home: Thailand, Land of Spas! After this work stint which included personal training, stretch therapy, Thai Yoga Massage and anti-gravity aerial yoga (I was giving, not receiving!), I am inspired with a NEW FACIAL combination that allows you to use baby oatmeal. The idea popped into my head as I fed baby Noah his usual baby oatmeal breakfast! Below are the steps to make your own homemade honey and oatmeal face […]

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    Jan 3 2015

    OM AH HUM

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    Every winter is considered “high season” at the tropical paradise where I work annually at Amanpuri resort. “Om ah Hum” is a well-known Buddhist mantra, but what does it mean? It is a mantra that functions on many levels. The following is a basic explanation. The Tibetan Buddhist Chant of Om ah Hum also contains these sounds. The Om ah Hum, the Mantra of Blessing frequently precedes the recitation of other mantras. The sounds Om, Ah and Hum are individual Sanskrit seed syllables. The first […]

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    Dec 27 2014

    12 Ways to Redefine yourself in the New Year

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    Feel like fashion took a back seat during the first year(s?!) of motherhood? Still wearing your maternity clothes even though ‘baby’ is 3 years old now? Who says that because you’re “a Mom” you can’t pull a Madonna and change your image, come 2015? 1. Learn how to wear a hat…and start sporting one today! For ideas, see my Pinterest Board: http://www.pinterest.com/foxiroxi/how-to-wear-a-hat/ 2. Braid hair – many options, many ways. Simply google “easy braids” 3. Find your perfect fit in jeans – if  yoga pants […]

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    Dec 1 2014

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    Cherish your vision and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements. – Napoleon Hill: American author in the area of the new thought movement

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    Nov 10 2014

    Reduce your exposure to cell phone radiation

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    When I was pregnant I kept my mobile phone a good distance from baby belly. I also started doing research on ways to significantly reduce baby’s (and hubby’s and my) exposure to cell phone radiation. The first solution is obvious: turn off your phone! Well in today’s real world, let’s face it…we are taking photos of bebe with cell phone as well as sending and receiving messages via email, text and instant messaging via our mobile devices.  My research led me to Matrix 2, an affordable ONE-TIME […]

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