Category: Motherhood

090: How to Live Healthy in a Chemical World with Aly Cohen MD

Dr. Aly Cohen is a board-certified rheumatologist and integrative medicine specialist, as well as an environmental health expert in Princeton, New Jersey. She has collaborated with the Environmental Working Group, Cancer Schmancer, and other disease- prevention or¬ganizations, and is co-editor of the textbook, Integrative Environmental Medicine, part of the Oxford University Press Weil Integrative Medicine… Read more »

Keeping Your Little One Busy While Shopping

Guest post by Angela Worley Getting a toddler to sit still for two minutes is a challenge. Getting them to sit still while grocery shopping is impossible for most. The toddler phase is a very active age and so fun to watch and be around when it comes to playtime. “Play all day” is the… Read more »

Healthy Home Cleaning

organic natural green home cleaning

Guest post by Kasey Ciesiensky Did you know the air inside an average American home is more polluted than the air outdoors?! This is just a bit disheartening, to say the least, seeing that our home is where our family spends the majority of their time. But why? What makes the air so polluted?! Household… Read more »

Choosing The Right Diaper For Your Baby

Guest post by Nacy Baker of Childmode.com Whether you have a baby on the way or you just welcomed one, you know you are going to need lots of diapers, but how do you the right ones for your baby? The current market is flooded with lots of options within the cloth and disposable categories…. Read more »

Clean Up Your Thoughts on Conception

Want to tidy up your mind? By now, you’ve heard of Marie Kondo and her magic of tidying up. She believes when you tidy your home by choosing JOY, you transform your life.  It’s brilliant! Image Source: Post from Marie Kondo’s Instagram – Art by msbulat   Her method is to examine everything you own… Read more »

Postpartum Minimalism and Recovery

Guest post by Sarah Blunkosky Preserving your precious energies for healing from birth and enjoying this time with baby It is okay to adapt your life around what needs to be done, make plans for other days, and try to engage in contentment in the present moment.  In the postpartum period after birthing a baby… Read more »

Unexpected lesson from postpartum depression

Nine months after giving birth to my oldest daughter I was diagnosed with postpartum depression. It didn’t come on at nine months, it’s just that it got so bad at that point that I finally realized it and sought out help. Before giving birth to my youngest daughter I thought back on that experience and… Read more »

7 Simple Tips for a Healthy You and a Healthy World

When you have kids, everything changes. I mean, everything. Your littles look up to you and will copy everything you do (and say!). Lead by example. Good health isn’t just about what you eat. It’s about creating a healthy environment, so you and your family can spread their wings and fly. In this blog, I’ll… Read more »

Grace Over Guilt

Mom Guilt. It’s a thing. It can be overwhelming at times.  With our plates so full that the chickpeas roll on the floor, let’s give ourselves grace. I’ve been a perfectionist since I was a kid. I had my room just so and I’d rearrange my furniture on the regular. (Who’s got time for that… Read more »