After giving birth, a common question haunts all the moms. How to get back to your pre-pregnancy shape back. It’s natural to have the desire to fit in your favorite pair of jeans, which stopped zipping up soon after the first trimester. Amiright mamas? But, the idea is to not rush into things too quickly.
You know how it goes — you have a great playdate planned and then on your way out the door you realize that one of your kids has a fever. All those fun plans fly out the door and the rest of your week is filled with sick kids. No fun. And then you end… →
An increasing number of studies have shown that our kids are displaying signs of stress and anxiety at a very early age. Meditation and mindfulness are proven tools that parents and educators can use to cultivate confidence, reduce anxiety, and promote self awareness and self regulation in children. But how do you teach a young… →
Being pregnant is such an awesome experience. You are creating life! I know sometimes you may not feel like it is exciting between morning sickness and getting kicked between your ribs. During this time your body is going through so many changes to nurture this baby before and after the baby is delivered. Your focus… →
Have you ever been locked in a battle of wills in the cereal aisle at the grocery store? One day my four-year-old saw a commercial for Froot Loops. All was well . . . until we entered the cereal aisle on our next grocery trip. As soon as she spotted the bright box, the begging… →
There are just some foods that taste better when they are homemade. Okay, MOST everything tastes better homemade. I realize we don’t always have the time to make everything homemade, but there are some foods that you are buying at the store that are actually incredibly EASY to make at home. And not only are… →
I never wanted a baby until I did. Desperately. With basically every fiber of my being, the feeling just came over me one day – borne from a loneliness that I have never experienced before and haven’t experienced again. I suddenly wanted a baby. From that moment on, I became a sputtering mess over baby… →
You don’t feel depressed. You feel overwhelmed and you can’t stop worrying about EVERYTHING since your baby was born. That’s exactly what I experienced as a new mother, but I finally found something that worked to reduce the stress. Today I am sharing how I used minimalism to overcome postpartum anxiety.
“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness?” – John Steinbeck I love summer. It is by far my favorite season (sorry, Autumn lovers…). My birthday is in the summer. There is no school. And there’s the beach, literally my favorite place to be. Oh, and how… →
Whether you are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant, you might be wondering what kind of diet will keep you and your baby safe and healthy while controlling how much weight you put on. There are many diets out there, and the Keto diet is one that is becoming more and more popular. What about… →