I only asked for 10 minutes

Written by: Dianne Edmonds Posted on 29 Apr 2013 0

How many times when that 10 minutes mattered to me, and “would have” saved my day from going downhill, in these days of raising children? It was highlighted again this morning, when my walk was short, the mornings being darker now, and I get home still in time for my husband to go to work.

The Gift of an Ordinary Day

Written by: Dianne Edmonds Posted on 22 Apr 2013 0

I love those words by author Katrina Kenison in her book The Gift of an Ordinary Day. I read the first chapter yesterday. After hearing her speak in an interview with the Power of Mums recently, I ordered a number of her books to read, including Magical Journey, An Apprenticeship in Contentment.

While I have written about sleep before.....

Written by: Dianne Edmonds Posted on 18 Apr 2013 0

While I have written about sleep before, when I said in my last blog that I was going back to my postnatal 0-3 weeks set of exercises, I didn’t mean that I also wanted to feel sleep deprived. But, with nearly a week of interrupted sleep at the time of writing this, I am.

9 1/2 m...no years....Post Natal

Written by: Dianne Edmonds Posted on 01 Apr 2013 0

Ok, I will admit it. I am 9 ½ years post natal! I have been going to make a ‘come back’ since my second child, my son, was 6 weeks old, but it still hasn’t happened.

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Dianne 13/01/2017 9:50:25 PM Great motto, I like that one! Taking a slow deep breath to absorb it. Hope it serves you well.

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Jennifer Blackford 13/01/2017 5:35:58 PM I love this concept. My motto for this year is, 'Stop, Slow Down and Focus on One Thing'.

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Eran Braveman 21/10/2015 9:46:32 PM Great post. A little shorter explanation but it worth reading. You have to provide a little more <a href="http://www.lightingstyle.com.au">lighting</a> on this topic.

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Dianne 3/07/2015 2:19:47 PM Thank you Wendy. That is good feedback for us. We are planning to include more on this topic, including aqua, on the pelvic floor and fitness. Appreciate your time to comment.

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Wendy Sutton 3/07/2015 10:00:47 AM I am a fitness instructor and Aqua Instructor at Todd Energy Aquatic Centre, New Plymouth, New Zealand. I am always keen to get more information on how I can help pregnant clients in and out of the water. Any new information in regards to pelvic floor exercises is always welcome.

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Marianne Ryan 12/06/2015 6:28:14 AM Thank you for such a nice write up about my book Dianne. And an even bigger thank you for all the support you gave me, especially during the "early" stages of writing it. xx

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Beth 1/12/2014 12:42:10 PM I purchased this for my daughter when I had a grandchild. My daughter found it very helpful and of course my grandson is just perfect.

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Sam 1/12/2014 8:29:15 AM I highly recommend this book. I learnt so much about better caring for my son, we are both so greatful.

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Dianne 2/08/2014 9:34:46 PM Thanks very much for your encouraging words about the site and it's valuable use. After taking the advice of Dr Sara Gottfried and "Pressing the Pause button", we will be continuing to work on the site.

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Nina Liz 2/08/2014 6:47:45 AM I find the pregnancy centre site a valuable resource. I hope that Dianne will continue to keep the site active and current. The content, layout and accessibility support site use for not only pregnant women, but women throughout the developmental spectrum.