As a mom, you not only have to keep yourself healthy, but you are responsible for your little one’s health as well. While germs and illness are not completely avoidable, you can take preventative action by boosting the immune system to handle any incoming threats.
If your little one is still an infant, and not eating solid foods yet, make sure that you breastfeed as often as possible and that you boost your immune system. Keeping yourself healthy and strong will pass on all the right nutrients for baby to stay healthy and strong. Your infant can take powdered probiotics and vitamin D3 drops to strengthen his immune system, but talk to your pediatrician about dosage and frequency.
Nursing moms can boost baby’s immune system via breastmilk by taking Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Omega 3 Fatty Acid, and Probiotics regularly. This of course will be paired with a whole foods diet full of leafy greens, garlic, ginger, fruits, vegetables, and all as organic as you can manage and plenty of exercise! (Choose your supplements wisely – they are not created equal!) Continue reading
It’s cold outside, and the car is no warm shelter from the temperature before it is running for about 10 minutes. It is easy to think that there is nothing wrong with bundling a baby or toddler up in their winter gear before bucking them into the car seat. Perhaps you even think that is the exact right thing to do. You are, after all, keeping them warm – and it is much easier than undressing them before buckling and then redressing them when you arrive at your destination… Continue reading
Halloween is not exactly a toddler-friendly holiday, but yet we expect our littlest ghouls and goblins to have a Spooktacular night. When you think about it, it's quite funny. We try to push our toddlers to their absolute limits without breaking down. The entire night, a toddler is probably on the verge of being terrified while also thinking, "What the hell is happening?" Continue reading
We have spent the month sharing about pregnancy loss and the emotional rollercoaster that mothers experience. It is finally becoming a topic of discussion, thanks to social media. Mothers can reach out and share their stories.
But what about dads? What about partners? Continue reading
Too often, we suffer alone with our losses. Too often, our heartache is meant to be swallowed without much acknowledgement. Continue reading