Choking Risk Recall :: Contigo Water Bottle

Mamas! Contigo is recalling nearly 6 million kids water bottles because of a choking hazard. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the water bottles’ clear silicone spouts can detach and children could choke...

Brain Basics #4: Tips for Parenting

Childhood is full of rapid development, just as soon as you think you have things figured out, your child changes - and these changes often show up in challenging behaviors.  For me, that’s when...

What’s In Your Sparkling Water?

We love our sparkling waters. There really isn’t anything like a refreshing sparkling water on a hot summer’s day. The other day I saw caffeinated sparkling waters at the store. I’d recommend reading my...

Self Care Won’t Fix Everything But It Helps

I read an article recently discussing how the push for mom's to focus on self-care is kind of a myth. The general point that I got from the article was a call for our...

What Moms Really Do On A Kid Free Day

Our job as a mom can be so daunting and tiring. Sometimes all we want is a day off and we often fantasize about what we could do with a whole day off from...

Easy Weeknight Recipes for August

Hey Mama’s!  Well, summer has officially come to a close.  Every last drop of the sweltering heat sure does trick us though! August usually feels a bit awkward to me.  The kids are starting back...

The Reality of Nature Deficit Disorder, and How You Can Fight It

My toddler has a lot of demands these days, but one that I always try to accommodate is when he asks to go outside (usually followed by another request to take his shoes off)....

Ridiculously Rich Raspberry Recipes

Raspberries contain eight grams of fiber per cup, making them one of the most fibrous fruits in the world. They are also a good source of anthocyanin, flavonols and ellagitannins which are nutritious things...

The Importance of Breastfeeding

Before I get into this topic for Breastfeeding Awareness Week, I want to mention that not every mom gets the luxury of breastfeeding. Whether it’s because of physical, personal or financial reasons, sometimes breastfeeding...

My Favorite Lemon Recipes

I love lemons!! The smell, the fun, vibrant color, and most of all, the tart POP of flavor lemons add! Lemons just scream happy to me! They remind me of childhood. As children, my...

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