Guest blog post by photographer, Brianna Anderson.
Ever since I was a little girl, I knew I wanted to be a mom. As I grew, my passions changed and shifted with age, and my direction started taking shape when I chose nursing as a career path in college. … Read the rest
Whatever your religious beliefs, Easter Sunday is celebrated by so many with family dinners and vacation, with the delight on kids faces as they discover trails left by the Easter bunny or with Jesus, your God or your personal belief system.… Read the rest
I am a big believer in working out as soon as possible post-pregnancy, but don’t worry, I am not talking leaping around the countryside like a gazelle right away (if ever!). Instead, try your best to work in a form of exercise that elevates your heart rate for 20 mins each day.… Read the rest
Cravings are one of those things that every movie about pregnancy depicts as fact, with the mamma-to-be often stuffing her face with pickles and ice cream. Are cravings real? What are pregnant women most likely to crave? Why do they happen?… Read the rest
Ever think about the way you talk about work to your kids? I started my company the same year that I gave birth to my first child and have been running it through the birth of all four of my kids.… Read the rest
Now that we’re all settled into those new workout routines we embarked upon in January, it’s time to shift our focus to the really important part: what to wear while we’re getting fit! My friend Kristin McGee, aka The Bendi Girl, tells us about the pieces of her yoga wardrobe that she can’t live without.… Read the rest
Before taking advice from anyone on traveling with kids, I believe it is important to know their qualifications. To put you at ease, I have, by plane, by train, and by automobile, domestically and internationally, traveled tout seul with all four of my kids and believe me, even with the best skills, things can go awry!… Read the rest
As the Ides of March slipped by last week (March 15) it got me thinking about the powerful Shakespearian play Julius Caesar and what a surprisingly strong effect it had on me as a child. As I began to think of the many questions raised by the play, about the relationship between fate and free will, it seemed an incredibly appropriate source of inspiration for discussion and of course, for my favorite: baby names. … Read the rest
Paging Margarita Marasigan, RN, CCE! Margarita, this week’s guest blogger, has some great tips for traveling mamas who are breastfeeding.
As the holiday season approaches and you travel with your baby to be with loved ones, here are eight helpful tips to make breastfeeding while traveling a smooth ride:
- Wear comfortable, breastfeeding-friendly clothing and have a coverup handy.
Chrissy Teigen bravely spoke out about postpartum depression in a recent Glamour article. For many women, it’s a hard reality to learn that the happiest moments of your life can also bring significant physical and emotional changes, often making those moments feel desperate and sad.… Read the rest