8 Ways to Lose Weight While Breastfeeding

After birth, all women would love to fit into their pre-pregnancy outfits. Unfortunately, after delivery, most moms are not as fit as they would want to be. The struggle to lose weight gets tougher if you are breastfeeding, do not put so much pressure on yourself though; it is just a matter of time before […]

Green Baby on a Budget

When I recently spoke to a group of new mothers at a Mothering-in-Awareness series, the barrier to entry around organic and non-toxic materials came up.I actually get this question constantly: How can I afford a truly green baby lifestyle?  A mother expressed her frustration that while she wanted to get all “the best” natural baby […]

Feeling Fit & Healthy, Even As You Age

There are a lot of cultural ideas surrounding the concept of aging, and many of them serve to get in the way of good health and strong fitness practices. No matter how old you get, you always have the opportunity to keep your body in good shape and your heart going strong. Although it becomes […]

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I’m OK With Being the “Strict Mom”

Growing up as a teen, I had this one friend – Stephanie- who I felt lived the ‘good life’. Her parents not only bought her a brand new car when she turned 16 but also allowed her to stay out all hours attending any parties she wanted. They believed in a hands-off parenting style that […]

An Open Letter To My Teenage Daughter’s Boyfriend

To my daughter’s boyfriend, we may or may not have already met in person, and you’re probably wondering why is this crazy lady writing a letter about me? There are just so many things that I want to tell you about my daughter. I know that you’ve seen her million selfies, so you know that […]

Don’t Let Bad Habits Cut Your Life Short

No one likes the idea of their life being cut short, but we all do things every single day which we know is slowly killing us. We only get one life, and living a long and happy one to spend as much time with loved ones as we can is surely the most important thing […]

Stress Is Far More Serious Than You Probably Think

We’ve all felt a little stressed at some point in our lives, right? Anything can set it off. Maybe we’re late for an important event, or our kids have done something naughty at school. Maybe whatever it is that’s leaving you feeling this way wouldn’t seem like such a big deal to most people, but […]

Top 10 Baby Sleep Tips That Will Help You Get More Sleep

Getting your baby to fall asleep may not necessarily be a painful process. In fact, it could even be an enjoyable time for the family! Just by following a few simple steps, parents can quickly help their baby sleep through the night. It is simple. You have to set up a routine for your baby […]

Existing Health Issues and Pregnancy

Pregnancy is simply amazing. You’re growing a human inside you; you can feel it move; you fall in love with it before you’ve ever laid eyes on it and it changes your life forever. However, it’s not all plain sailing, especially if you have a long-term health condition to deal with. Unfortunately, because your body […]

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