Travel Tips During Pregnancy

Traveling can be stressful. There is so much to think about, plan for, and prepare in advance. Traveling when pregnant adds another component to the usual logistics, making it even more important to plan ahead, so that your trip is as smooth and stress-free as possible. As a Health Coach and Yoga Teacher specializing in… Read more »

Lavender Essential Oil During Pregnancy

High quality essential oils are beneficial to our overall health and wellness- mind, body and spirit. One of the most popular essential oils today is Lavender. It’s so popular because it has a very pleasant smell, it’s inexpensive and is one of the safest oils to use. It is considered safe to use during pregnancy*,… Read more »

Five Ways to Bring More Mindfulness to the Table

Meal Plans and Meal Prep (preparing several day’s meals in advance at a scheduled time) are all the rage right now. You can’t venture very far into the blogosphere without encountering multiple bloggers who post about their weekly efforts. Food bloggers, lifestyle bloggers, mommy bloggers—multiple communities are embracing the trend. Both of these ideas are… Read more »


Guest Blog Post from Claire Martin-Royle of The Fit Mom’s Plan As I left the hospital after the birth of my second baby I asked the doctor which exercises I could start to do. His response was along the lines of, “well you should be ok to get back to your usual routine as soon… Read more »

Self-Care Inspired Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate mom, than to give her a few gifts that will help her to feel her best and encourage her to practice self-care. A little bit of self-care can go a long way, especially for a mom. On Friday, I had the opportunity… Read more »

Calm Your Fear of Postpartum Anxiety

Calm Your Fear of Postpartum Anxiety Postpartum Depression gets a lot of attention these days (which is great! Awareness is important), but did you know that Postpartum Anxiety can be just as disruptive? “Great,” I hear you say. “Another thing to worry about.” But pregnancy is a time of joy. Or at least it should… Read more »

Journaling Your Way to the Heart

Journaling: A Simple and Powerful Practice It is important to release thoughts and feelings (good or bad) that may weigh you down in any way. Some people like to talk to friends or family, but many people experience journaling as a cathartic exercise in self-exploration. As author Steven Levine said, “When the mind is clear,… Read more »

Pure Nurture : A Holistic Guide to a Healthy Baby

“What we can expect from the newly released book–—Kristy Rodriguez, author of Pure Nurture: A Holistic Guide to a Healthy Baby.” Kristy Rodriguez, Prenatal Health Coach and Yoga Teacher, shares what we can expect from her upcoming book—Pure Nurture: A Holistic Guide to a Healthy Baby. Pure Nurture: A Holistic Guide to a Healthy Baby was… Read more »