Mom’s Guide To Creating the Best Birth Plan

"Wait... I need a 'Birth Plan?' Isn't the plan to ... give birth?" When I signed up for the Bradley Birth Method class, we had no idea of the number of interventions possible during labor...

Celebrating Women in Sports

I’m a PE teacher at a school that holds class outside - and on rainy days we have to pivot and go indoors (we don’t have a gym.) Normally our fun and games turn...

Take A Kid-Free Vacation – Relax, Reconnect, and Relinquish Control

Moms, if you haven't had a kid-free vacation in a while, it's time! The best part of my recent 9 day vacation was spending 4 days in Florida without the kids. And after working from...
First Aid Kit

First Aid Essentials: Build a Hippy(-ish) First Aid Kit

As parents, we have enough to worry about. Having toxic products with endocrine disruptors in our first aid/wilderness kits shouldn't be one of them. When my babies were little babies and they had their first...

4 Simple Ways Toward Better Sleep

It seems like a good night’s sleep is elusive these days. Something that is natural, something we do every day, it escapes us. Why? --Is it rising levels of anxiety? –Too much caffeine? --A...
Mom Fatigue

Mom Fatigue | Self-Compassion as a Parent in Trying Times

I knew I should have stayed up later and packed lunches last night, but I had mom fatigue. I knew I should have laid out clothes instead of relying on kids to find matching...

Workout Options For A Fit 2022

Every year on January 1st many of us chose to make a New Year’s Resolution. The number one resolution made by many of us is to live a healthier lifestyle and jumpstart a workout...

What age can my child be to visit a pediatric dentist?

Parents have a lot to choose from when it comes to dental care for their children. Some believe children shouldn't visit the dentist until they go to school. Some people believe that you should...

Busted! 5 Common Sports Injury and Recovery Myths

UT Health Austin sports medicine physician addresses common misconceptions surrounding sports injuries and recovery approaches It’s no secret that regular physical activity brings numerous health benefits to people of all ages; however, this can also lead...

Chasing Rainbows: The end of the fertility treatments road without a baby

Like many women who struggle with infertility, I always anticipated the happy ending. You know, the one where we have the bump and the baby and all the things? But, what happens when you’ve...