When it comes to infant sleep the importance runs far deeper than simple health. Immediately postpartum, maternal sleep and infant sleep is not just important, it’s integral to a woman’s physical, emotional, and mental health as well as an infant’s growth and development. So what does an infant sleep schedule look like? There certainly is… Read More Infant Sleep
Even just six years ago, when I first got pregnant, folic acid was all the rage; proper nutrients, a healthy diet, and, of course, folic acid. There were always the no-no’s as well… No fish, no deli meat, no soft cheeses, no coffee. So much has changed in the last five years and it is… Read More Folic Acid vs Folate
Types of ultrasounds: There are various times in life where an ultrasound can be helpful for diagnosing medical conditions. We are talking here about ultrasounds regarding pregnancy. Every care provider is different in how often they recommend ultrasounds and trusting they are of the results. Find a care provider that you trust and be honest… Read More Ultrasounds and the basics.
Life is flying. It speeds so fast sometimes that I forget what I made for dinner, what my kids asked for in their lunches, or where I set down my to-do lists… yes, I have multiple lists going all the time. Don’t lie, you know you do too. That doesn’t mean that we can’t get… Read More Efficiency
We got a cat. I’m not calling her a pet, I’m calling her a mouser. This is quite surprising seeing as I have always said I’m not a cat person. I have never found a cat that I actually like, to be honest. She has proven me wrong. And now she’s here. She is black… Read More A Cat?
The definition of ambition is having the need to accomplish something meaningful. This need requires drive, dedication, and hard work. A state of mind: Ambition requires hard work as well as a meaningful task at hand. A goal without ambition is a meaningless dream. Without ambition, lethargy begins to peek grow through the cracks of… Read More Ambition
Society and women today are given a different view on childbirth; Movies, Hollywood, even the stories that are shared in our circles of friends. We all want to share our birth stories but we don’t think about whether or not they’ll be helpful or harmful to a pregnant mom’s confidence or to her decisions. My… Read More A little about hypnobirth