With the kids on vacation this week, I had no other choice but to turn the blog over to my 13 year old son. He has some innovative article ideas for driving traffic to my site. Enjoy! The Weird Recipe that Will Make your Bread Taste like Lemons The Refrigerator Handle that Will Change Everything The New Paper Eating Technique That… Read more →
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Catt Small Grabs Back! Tips to Focus Resistance
Women are leaning into activism! And since protest is not just the new brunch, they are struggling to balance SAVING OUR DEMOCRACY with career and family. What with all the marches, groups to join, states to turn blue, members of Congress to yell at (both in person and over the phone), petitions, tweets, emails, and executive orders to keep track… Read more →
Poses for Today and Tomorrow – Angela Clark of Mala Yoga
Life, like Yoga, is not static. For women especially, the body can be a constantly morphing vehicle within which to work. And there is no state that makes that more apparent than pregnancy. With that in mind, The Momtropolis asked the ever insightful Angela Clark, to break down the pose she loves today, in pregnancy; and the pose she will love tomorrow, postpartum. Angela… Read more →
Salutations to the Sun – Surya Namaskar with Amanda Harding
For many reasons I begin with this version of a Sun Salutation, or Surya Namaskar, each day – 5 times in a quiet, pretty and clean space in my home – even if it is the only physical practice I get to receive that day. With kids, it often is and it has become enough. The Breath: It connects me very… Read more →
Are you Raising the Next Duck-face?
“I want to watch myself!” cries my daughter, any time there’s a cell phone pointed at her. She anticipates the video before it’s even finished recording. Watching one’s self—immediately, before the moment is over, is the new toddler milestone. Forget first sentences, learning letters and trying new foods; many of the young kids I know have Kardashian levels of awareness… Read more →