Supporting the immune system is at the forefront of everyone's mind during cold and flu season, but what about the rest of the year? Spring colds and summer throw-up bugs are just as inconvenient, which is why I have...
One of the biggest challenges moms have each day is healthy snacks! What can we feed our kids that will taste great AND be good for their growing brains and bodies? Sometimes figuring out what to put on the...
Getting through the first trimester of pregnancy can be tough! If you're one of the lucky ones with little to no symptoms, we are all jealous! I am a stay-at-home mom to a toddler, so I was nervous about...
About the Epidural Procedure Epidurals are a very common pain reliever during vaginal delivery. Approximately 60% of women get an epidural in the US. I had a great epidural experience! The process of receiving an epidural is simple: When you are...
I’ve always been afraid of pregnancy. It wasn’t just childbirth that scared me (and boy did it scare me!), but also what pregnancy would do to my body long-term. Would I experience aches and pains indefinitely? Would I pee...
Have you ever wondered why it's easy for you to accomplish some things in life while others seem forever out of reach? As a mindful eating coach,  I talk to moms every day about what it takes to live...
Looking for ways to plan and manage your fertility and family size naturally? For our part, we have chosen natural family planning (NFP). We don’t use hormonal or barrier methods; instead, we track my cycles and plan our sex life accordingly. Every...
The Bright Sun is Out (and so is it's harmful rays)! I grew up in Houston, Texas, where the sun was pretty much out year round. As long as I can remember I loved being out in the sun, playing...
I started my motherhood journey with two beautiful, tiny babies — and I had to ask permission from someone else at the hospital to hold them.  When I was discharged from Sibley Memorial Hospital, and my newborn twins were...
Let's Make Some Homemade Air-Popped Popcorn! Whose kid doesn't love popcorn? Whether at the movies, at home, in the car, at a park, or just about anywhere. Every mom knows that popcorn is one of the most loved and easy...
Does the idea of exploring nature with littles leading the way make you sweat? You're not alone! Lots of parents prefer leading to following; however, when we gift our children the chance to lead, we empower them to be confident...

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Chanukah? Hanukkah? Either Way – Let’s Celebrate!

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It’s almost here: the Festival of Lights. Chanukah starts at sunset Thursday, December 7th and ends at sunset, Friday, December 15th. Time to stock...