Life with a newborn: Humor and practical advice from an IBCLC

I remember being pregnant with my first baby. It took a while for it to really sink in. The next realization, as crazy as it sounds, was: "Guess what? I am going to have a baby!" At that point, I was already four months into the pregnancy when it finally dawned on me - I was going to have a child to care for, and I [...]

By | February 12th, 2018|Expert Articles|

The Ketogenic Diet: Here’s what Moms Need to Know

This is to all the moms with children who struggle with headaches, epilepsy, mental health difficulties, and/or obesity. What do these things have in common? Read on, and you’ll see! If you’re a savvy mom (which you must be to have found this resourceful website), you’re probably always researching the latest and greatest to help you and your kiddos with your health. So, you may have [...]

By | January 22nd, 2018|Expert Articles|

4 Ways to Build a Positive Cultural Perspective in Kids

My American-born son sometimes says to me: “Mom, why do I need to speak Hindi? No one else speaks it. My teachers don’t, and my friends don’t. And anyway, I am American, not Indian.” When he asks me these questions, I explain that because his parents were born in India, and brought up within Indian culture, it will always be a big part of his life. [...]

By | January 5th, 2018|Expert Articles|

5 Ways to Break Out of the Mom Slump and Express Your Awesome

The ball has dropped, the fireworks have fizzled and the wine bottle is empty. It’s officially 2018! Great things are on your to-do list! This is your year! You’re going to make it happen! But first, you need to buy groceries (and wine), change a diaper, and shuttle your kids to their activities. Let’s face it: being a mom is time-consuming. In your exhaustion, you may [...]

By | January 4th, 2018|Expert Articles|

4 Ways to Build Your Mompreneur Platform

The most important job I’ve had to date, is that of being a mom to my six-year-old son. Right from the day I conceived him, I knew I would want to experience each and every moment of his life. It was not an easy decision to leave my flourishing corporate career and stay home to focus on my son as a Mompreneur. I had to start [...]

By | November 28th, 2017|Expert Articles|

7 Reasons You Need a Postpartum Doula

People are finally beginning to hear about postpartum doulas and all they provide (and not just how great birth doulas are…although they are!). A postpartum doula’s first priority is to insure that the new mother is rested and relaxed, and to assist her with breastfeeding and nurturing her baby. She bring lots of love to the new family, and lightens the load that new moms inevitably feel. [...]

By | November 24th, 2017|Expert Articles|

Nurturing the Spiritually Sensitive Child

Does your child have profound empathy to the point that he cries when he senses the pain of another person or other living things? Does your child talk about an eerie feeling around people who make her feel uncomfortable?  On the other hand, does your child sense that some people have a nurturing and inviting energy? Does your child have insights that make him seem like [...]

By | November 21st, 2017|Expert Articles|

Are You Prone to Stress?

Hey mama! Are you experiencing stress, mood changes, loss of memory, weight gain, low libido, poor quality of sleep and/or frequent cold & flu? These symptoms may be overlooked as a side effect of being a busy mom, but you may actually be experiencing a treatable condition. If you answered YES to any of the above, then you are most likely experiencing adrenal fatigue. This article [...]

By | October 22nd, 2017|Expert Articles|