Summer Recipes with Peaches

  For as far back as I can remember I had a love for peaches.  I grew up in Corpus Christi which meant we spent the summer weekends at the beach.  The ice chest would...

Drink More Water!

June 23rd was National Hydration Day! "Do you drink enough water?" This is a question I ask every patient during a new patient evaluation in my job as a physical therapist. The responses usually fall into...

What is The True Power Of A Smile?

  Ever notice how a simple smile can totally change your attitude, perspective and mood! Besides the 43 facial muscles performing, there is so much more going on inside your body when you turn that...

Guess What H-E-B Is Up To Now?

H-E-B continues to impress with its massive new East Austin office that has opened less than a year after the San Antonio-based grocery chain announced plans for the innovative space, as well as hundreds of...

Incredible Edible Egg

There’s no denying that the egg is one of nature’s most nutrient-dense perfect foods. It’s also very economical which makes it all that much better. In fact, the egg is so popular that a...

What is an Occupational Therapist?

April was National Occupational Therapy (OT) month. As a mom, it was too hard to get this post out in time to celebrate during the month of April... but we can celebrate our OT...

Caffeine anyone?

There’s no denying it—as a society, we all love coffee and tea. It’s part of our morning ritual. There’s also nothing like a hot cup of coffee or tea, on a cold winter’s day. How...

Your Birth Experience: Knowledge Is Power

Before even getting pregnant, I watched the documentary The Business of Being Born, which explores the experience of childbirth in the U.S. today. While I recognize the film’s biases, it was enlightening for me....

Running The Marathon Of Life And Motherhood

I’ve been a runner for as long as I can remember. Not long after I turned 3, my mom signed me up for youth track and field in the small Massachusetts town where I...

All About Vitamins For Women

It sometimes feels like a running theme across moms everywhere is that we are T-I-R-E-D! Whether it's from sleepless nights in the newborn stage, chasing after a busy toddler, or constantly on-the-move shuttling older...

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