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Seven Foods Every Mama Needs For Better Sleep

Last month I shared some tips on how to eat for energy.  This month, I am switching gears and sharing some tips on how to eat for sleep.   Full disclosure: There is NO food on this planet that will help you sleep through a newborn crying out to be fed, a toddler who fell […]

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5 Ways Help Kids Learn to be Kind to Mother Earth

In celebration of Earth Day, let’s talk about some ways to foster a love for the environment with our kids. Kids are so impressionable and eager to please, so now is the best time to teach them to love and respect Mother Earth.   “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow […]

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10 Reasons Why Your Hairstylist Really Is Your Best Friend

I didn’t fully appreciate my hair styling appointments until after I had kids.  Before kids, getting my hair cut was just something I had to do, another thing on my to-do list, and one more expense.   Since having kids, my hair appointments have become my most coveted times. I exclusively breastfed my babies, so […]

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Six Ways to Combat Dry, Itchy, Irritated Winter Skin

Winter in the midwest.  Dry itchy irritated skin.  Can you relate? Invest in your skin.  It’s going to represent you for a long time. 1. Stay Hydrated Being well hydrated is so important for many body systems, including skin health.  I know you have heard this before… drink plenty of clean, filtered water throughout the […]

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Dear Weary Mom, I See You

Dear Weary Mom, I See You

  Did you rush through that last bedtime story because what you needed was a glass of wine and some reality TV?   Did you serve mac and cheese and chicken nuggets for the 5th night in a row?   Do you get so tired a full nights sleep won’t even put a dent in […]

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Here’s Why You Should Visit DAVIDsTEA

Thanks to DAVIDsTEA for sponsoring this post. All opinions expressed are my own.I thought I knew a lot about tea as a health enthusiast who regularly drinks tea as part of a healthy diet. It turns out, I don’t know that much about tea after all. I learned so much from Natalie, Events Marketing Specialist […]

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