Moms Going Vegan

Like I’ve written in prior post, I was vegetarian/ pescitarian for over 15 years prior to getting pregnant. Once pregnant my cravings were for meat and fatty meats. Not going to lie, grosses me out now. As I was transitioning…

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Don’t be a Mom Hater

Look, keeping a child alive and thriving is hard enough work as is. We don’t need to be hating on moms as well. It’s hard to make all the rich decisions, be the best and give the best to these…

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Breastfeeding is A LOT of hardwork

I was reminded today of how hard the first two weeks were of breastfeeding. Now with a 9 month old and being a breastfeeding pro, I totally forget how challenging the first couple weeks were for baby and me to…

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Breastfeeding like a pro: 8 Tips

First, let’s start with you can do it and you are a pro! You were built to feed your babies. Yes sometimes circumstances prevent you from being able too, but  I’ve learned some tricks from lactation consultants and midwifes that…

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Pro: Co-Ed Baby Showers

We recently had our baby shower/ gender reveal. It was a blast and the feed back from our friends and family was that is was the best shower they have ever attended. I attribute this to a couple factors: 1….

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Why we choose Home Birth

In all my years (yes years) of research from owning a maternity store, to doing workshops with childbirth educators in all areas and now as a pregnant mother- home birth is the best option for us. It actually has never…

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Engorgement & Cabbage

Okay engorgement is real and really uncomfortable. I myself have never had this issue as I have not yet had my baby, but several of my friends have. I feel that at this point with all the times, I’ve shared…

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Essential Oils & Aromatherapy

I’ve been a fan for years of using organic essential oils for just about everything. I use them to clean, for health, to relax at night, in the bath and even on my animals. I have a huge collection of…

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10 Reasons Why You Should Take a BabyMoon!

So here’s the deal, you MUST do a baby moon. It doesn’t need to be an expensive or over the top vacation, but make a point to take one. Even if just a local weekend getaway – do it! You…

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Must Reads for ChildBirth & Pregnancy

As soon as you get pregnant you will be bombard with everyone telling you how and what you should be doing. It gets old fast. Fortunately in my situation I knew already the choices that my husband and myself were…

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Mom to be

It’s a really exciting and sometimes challenging time to become a mom to be. Everyone is an expert and has an opinion on what you should or should not eat, drink. How to work, birth, vaccinate, etc… I’ve found that pregnancy is a personal experience making nothing right or wrong, but perfect for you & your baby. In my research and experience I’ve found very helpful tips, products and ideas that help being a mom to be an easy pregnancy. Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman’s  life and this is fun way to share my experiences with you.