If I had it to do over again …
I’m writing to all the new mamas out there who are surviving through those first years of parenthood. Yes, you will survive and yes it is difficult. But every stage has its hard parts and its beautiful memories. In many ways, it does get easier. But it’s not about taking the easy way out. As […]Read full story
Time For Me
I think anyone can benefit from some quiet time alone. But this is especially true for a mom. We are all running full speed from the time the sun comes up until we crash on the pillow very late at night. There is an admitted chaos in the day of every family. While this is […]Read full story
Fitting Fitness In At Any Stage Of Motherhood
All moms want their bodies back after baby, but most have trouble fitting it in. Here are some ideas for fitness at any stage of motherhood:Read full story
A Model Home
Being a mom makes you see the world in a new light. We want to make the world a better place for our children. And often that starts with the home. Many of us don’t realize that the very chemicals we use to clean our homes can actually harm us. In fact, many chemicals have […]Read full story
I have always loved to cook. My mom will tell you stories about me going through recipes as a child and making things that I could not even pronounce. She was great at letting me experiment and not trying to control the situation. There was one time that I made shrimp scampi. I made my […]Read full story
Unplug to Recharge
Most moms I know, whether moms of babies or moms of teenagers, are burned out. They are burning the candle at both ends. Moms have always been busy but now we fill every spare second with technology. We are addicted to our phone, facebook and the such.Read full story
Stop Eating the Fake Food!
What if I told you that 90% of the foods you eat are FAKE? I bet even those of you who think you are eating healthy are actually consuming a ton of artificial, processed and preserved foods.Read full story
Sleep Deprivation; Not Good for Moms’ Waistline
I think perhaps the hardest thing about new motherhood is the sleep deprivation. In fact, I think some of postpartum depression may be due to lack of sleep. Lack of sleep can cause irritability, lack of emotional control and lack of concentration. But it can also keep you from losing weight!Read full story
Be the Person You Want Your Children To Be!
Think about your own children. From the time they were babies, we use food as a reward, to calm them down, to give them an activity when they are bored. Maybe we let them eat in the stroller. Or maybe you let them walk around snacking as they play. These habits last for a lifetime. […]Read full story
We Need a Mommy Revolution!
For years, I’ve written about feeding our babies and toddlers healthy organic foods whenever possible. But I’m finding it increasingly difficult as my children are getting older.Read full story