Even though starting on solids can be a significant milestone in the first year of your baby’s life, it can also cause quite a bit of anxiety for the parents. It’s challenging to know what your baby can and can’t have. It goes without saying that your baby will be interested and attracted to everything… →
Everything is ready and in place for your new baby – and so are you. You’ve spent countless hours reading and preparing for THAT moment. Nothing can scare you. Oh, wait – one thing might. You are vegan and you want to feed your baby with vegan food.
Is there anything worse than seeing your little one sick? It is impossible to keep them healthy 100% of the time, but there are easy steps you can take to combat germs, especially during cold and flu season. As a teacher and mom, I have developed some simple steps you can follow to help stop… →
It was a typical day for at work. The only thing different about this day was my 4-year-old and my husband were coming in for their routine check-up and cleaning. My assistant took the little guy to take his x-rays and do his cleaning.
You’re feeling overwhelmed and wondering for the umpteenth time how your mom friend does it. It physically tires you just looking at her. And, emotionally whips you, thinking she has managed to get it right … again … Parenting is not easy, nor is knowing how to raise a healthy child. And the biggest pressure… →
I grew up in a French family, which in my culture, means that I would literally eat any food! When I arrived in the US, I discovered that most people here fear food and I really didn’t understand why. Fast forward, I ended up marrying a vegetarian man and subsequently I became one. Living a… →
My family can always tell when I haven’t run for a few days. Mommy gets a little less patient. Mommy gets snippy. Even angry. Then comes the mommy guilt. It’s a vicious cycle. I’m not proud of it, but it happens. You see, I work with 13 year olds every day in a very demanding… →
Working out is tough for a new mom. There are a lot of outside forces keeping you from hitting the gym or home matt. The lack of inner motivation plus the distractions of children gives mom a load of excuses for not taking time for herself.
“Look at that cornfield!” “See those bridges?” “Wow, look at that truck! That’s a poop-sucker!” This is traveling with my son – a three-year-old. Only, that’s not my son talking. That’s his daddy. And he has already discovered how to live in the moment. “What’s that, daddy?” asks my son.
So, you know you want to have a baby but the ups and downs of trying to conceive are driving you crazy. Maybe you wonder if every random movement in your body could mean you’re pregnant. Or maybe you obsessively scour the internet for baby and parenting products. It could be that you can’t even… →