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    Can I Have Caffeine While Breastfeeding?

    s coffee allowed for breastfeeding moms looking for a pick-me-up? Let’s hear what experts say about the safety of caffeine with maternal health and nutrition Expert Lindsey Janeiro. A common confusion many pregnant or new moms is about caffeine consumption while breastfeeding. Many soon-to-be mamas or new moms have the misconception that they can’t drink caffeine […] More

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    The 4Th Trimester Every New Mother Needs To Know

    The physical changes that a woman’s body undergoes while creating a human being is nothing short of miraculous. As postpartum nutrition Expert Crystal Karges reminds us, it is during this transformation that we must remember it is not only the body adapting, but a woman’s heart and mind. As a woman expecting a child, there […] More

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    Practice Reflection Through Your Child’s Eyes

    Whether a working professional or a stay-at-home mom, mothers often find themselves facing self-criticism and questioning whether they are doing ‘enough’. Family nutrition Expert and mom-of-4 Crystal Karges shares how mothers can overcome their moments of doubt by recognizing how much they mean to their children. Becoming a mother is life-changing. The life you carried […] More

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    How To Feed Your Pickiest Eaters

    A picky eater can create tension and unpleasant nights at the dinner table. Nutrition Expert Marcy Gaston shares the strategies that will help you create a more positive experience where everyone’s company is enjoyed! I am sure there are many parents out there who can relate to this scenario: A picky eater lurks around the […] More

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    How To Do Yoga With Kids

    If you’ve experienced the benefits of yoga firsthand, you may be inspired to share it with the children in your life. After all, research suggests that yoga may help increase a child’s self-worth and sense of well-being, reduce symptoms of mild depression among young adults, and relieve ADHD. Whether you’re a parent, a grandparent, an aunt, uncle, […] More

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    On Mothering And Daughtering

    On Mothering by Sil Reynolds I have been mothering since I was a child. Truth be told, I doted on my dolls into adolescence, and early on embraced the mother archetype as both a personal and professional path for life. Happily, my teachers in nursing school encouraged the development of my intuition and empathy as […] More

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    7 Practices To Be A Calm, Mindful Parent (Even When Life Gets Crazy)

    As a mindfulness teacher in an elementary school, I’m thrilled that mindfulness has become so popular. (It warmed my heart to see that my mindbodygreen piece, “7 Fun Ways to Teach Your Kids Mindfulness,” has been shared almost 100,000 times on Facebook!) In case you’re wondering what mindfulness is, it’s simply the act of bringing […] More

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    Walking Meditation for Kids

    Walking Meditation is a grounding and steadying mindfulness activity that gives your child access to something that she can do anytime and anyplace when she needs to tune in to her own body and mind. It is a simple but supportive practice. The repetitive movement is soothing, and for many children the movement helps to […] More

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