Guest Blogger

Nancy Massotto

Nancy Massotto

Nancy Massotto is the Founder and Executive Director of the Holistic Moms Network and mother to two boys. She founded the Holistic Moms Network to meet other parents who shared her passions for living healthy and living sustainably, and to help raise awareness about natural living options.

Before becoming a mom, she completed three graduate degrees, including a Ph.D. in political science, specializing in gender studies and feminist theory and spent several years working for non-profit research institutes, including the Women's Research and Education Institute (WREI) and the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), while residing in the Washington, D.C. area.

As a mom and community leader, she is dedicated to empowering women, supporting mothers, and raising her two sons as naturally and sustainably as possible.

Website:

www.holisticmoms.org/

Blog Posts by Nancy Massotto

  • You Could Have Celiac Disease & Not Even Know It

    You Could Have Celiac Disease & Not Even Know It

    I don’t recall ever hearing of it when I was growing up, but today celiac disease is nearly epidemic. Once considered a rare autoimmune disorder, celiac disease now affects 1 out of every 133 Americans, a ratio that may be even higher if you include wheat and gluten allergies and sensitivities that are not diagnosed […]

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  • 10 Quick Self Care Tips for Busy Mamas

    10 Quick Self Care Tips for Busy Mamas

    If you’ve ever been on an airplane, you’ve heard the emergency preparedness speech that tells adults to place the oxygen mask on themselves before helping children. It may go against all parental instincts, but it’s a vivid example of how important self-care really is. If you haven’t taken care of yourself, you’re not going to […]

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  • 3 Simple Ideas for Nurturing Your Child’s Independence

    3 Simple Ideas for Nurturing Your Child’s Independence

    If you have a toddler, you’ve likely heard this phrase many times before: “Mommy, I do it.” They are four simple words that can be the start of a thrilling moment of development or the prelude to a power struggle. Throughout their lives, our kids want and need our support, but they also need to […]

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  • Do You Ever Feel Too Exhausted to be Eco-Friendly?

    Do You Ever Feel Too Exhausted to be Eco-Friendly?

    Some days I’m just too tired. Too tired to separate the recycling. Too tired to research the least-toxic products. Too drained to debate the issues with family and friends. Positively exhausted trying to live an eco-friendly life.

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  • A Messy Home Doesn’t Mean You’re a Bad Mom

    A Messy Home Doesn’t Mean You’re a Bad Mom

    It’s a simple fact: Motherhood is very, very messy.  It’s filled with vomit and diapers, juice stains and snotty noses, wet sheets and crayon on the walls. There are seemingly insurmountable piles of play things – from dough and stuffed animals, to itty bitty Legos™ that you inevitably wind up stepping on, over and over. […]

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