The Real Science Behind Ultrasounds

I remember the first time I saw my little peanut on the screen during my first pregnancy. I was 8 weeks along, and as the sound of his heartbeat filled the room, any worry or doubt that I had was wash...

3 Ways to Support a New Mom

The transition into parenthood is tough. I remember the day I brought my son home from the hospital; it was an overwhelming experience. I almost couldn’t believe I was trusted to walk out of the...

The Importance of Good Sleep [+GIVEAWAY!]

Disclosure: I received the Brentwood Home Sleep Wellness Bundle to facilitate this post, but this has not influenced my opinion at all. All opinions are 100% my own. Most of the time when people think...

Detox Your Body with Dirt

Every morning, I drop a nice heaping spoonful of dirt right into my son’s juice. Yes, seriously. Our bodies are constantly being bombarded by viruses and bacteria, pollutants, heavy metals, and ...

Baby’s First Vaccine – What to Expect

I can still vividly remember my very first OB appointment after discovering my pregnancy. I went in, buzzing with anticipation at seeing, or even just hearing, the growing life within me. Though it wa...

Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey-tizers

We’re the kind of people who absolutely LOVE Thanksgiving turkey. In fact, we’re also the family who can be found in the supermarket two or three days after Thanksgiving buying on-sale tur...

The Beginner’s Guide to Detox Baths for Kids

Our kids today are¬†exposed¬†to so. many. toxins. In the air we breathe, to the food we eat, we are overloading our body’s natural detoxification system. Sometimes, our body just needs a little ...

Homemade Cinnamon Almond Milk

With a high percentage of older children and adults developing lactose intolerance, many people seek an alternative to dairy. Nut based milks are sought out more and more, with almond milk soaring in ...

DIY Shower Melts for Cold and Sinus Relief

If you’ve been following my blog for any length of time, you’d know that we spent last Christmas visiting family in California. I knew, after our first layover, that I was getting sick-I c...

Why You Shouldn’t Worry About a Fever (usually!)

This post is meant for educational purposes only. It is not intended to replace medical advice from your physician, doctor or health care professional.   I grew up fighting fevers. I know it soun...