Wellness

Sleep: Biohacking My Way to Better Health

Sleep is a vital component of true health and well-being, and chances are that you aren’t sleeping as well as you’d like. You’re not alone. Between sleep labs and prescription sleep aids, Americans spend an average of $10 billion on the sleep industry. But what if the key to a more restful night’s sleep wasn’t… Continue reading Sleep: Biohacking My Way to Better Health

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Wellness

Blood Sugar: Biohacking My Way To Better Health

When we hear the words “blood sugar,” we are often reminded of the candy bar commercial that said, “Hungry? Why wait? Grab a Snickers”. Being too busy to grab nutritious food has been engrained in our culture of people living "on the go". But, maintaining proper blood sugar is a key piece of our bodies' health.… Continue reading Blood Sugar: Biohacking My Way To Better Health

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Toungue Tie, Breastfeeding, and Latch

Guest post by Sarah Early As an RN and IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) and founder of Lactation Room, I have helped thousands of families over the years with breastfeeding. Many people have told me that they feel tongue-tie diagnoses’ are a “fad” now and too many babies are being identified as having oral… Continue reading Toungue Tie, Breastfeeding, and Latch

Wellness

Push to Support the Placenta: 9 Reasons Why You Should Encapsulate

At many Medical Centers across the U.S., shortly after the average baby is born he or she will be cleaned, swaddle, snuggled into a hat, and lovingly placed into mama’s arms. All while the evidence of labor and delivery; literal blood, sweat, and tears is disposed of. That is until a recent (old) trend has… Continue reading Push to Support the Placenta: 9 Reasons Why You Should Encapsulate

Wellness

The Secret Natural Deodorant That Actually Works

Natural deodorants have come a long way since the first few crystals that promised to kill odor, but left much to be desired. If you prefer to keep your personal care toxic-free and don’t want to smell like you frequent a sweat lodge, then you may want to read on. The best natural deodorant is… Continue reading The Secret Natural Deodorant That Actually Works

Real Food

Easy Axio Jell-O

Since this week has been in the 90's, I've been trying to brainstorm refreshing, sweet, and healthy treats to feed my family. What's better than a sugar-free (stevia) Jell-O alternative that feeds our brains and also helps us to focus?! Well, that's pretty hard to beat. What you need: 2 cups water, just off the boil. 5-6… Continue reading Easy Axio Jell-O

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Stress and Your Unborn Child: Lessons from the Womb

Expectant mothers know that their future will include many lessons. Sometimes they will take on the role of student, but mostly, they will be the one who teaches their child valuable survival lessons. Many parents don’t realize the important lessons that their baby is learning early on from the mother’s environment. Every pregnancy should be… Continue reading Stress and Your Unborn Child: Lessons from the Womb

At Home

VBAC Birth Story – Julian

As I sit here over 6 years after my c-section, I now realize that it has taken me this long to put my journey into words. Being strapped to the operating table as my first baby was removed from my body felt gruesome and unnatural. My dreams of a home-birth were crushed because of my… Continue reading VBAC Birth Story – Julian