Tag: health

Breastfeeding 101 From a New Mom

When I say Breastfeeding 101, I mean tips and advice that I wish I had known before starting to BF. Some of these may be obvious to you, but I knew NOTHING when I first had my baby girl and I wish someone had given me a clue as to what I was in for.

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The Willow Breast Pump Review

I am extremely lucky to have such loving and generous in laws who purchased The Willow Pump for me a few weeks ago. They saw how much my world revolved around the whole pumping schedule and how annoying it was for me to sit alone in another room to pump for 20-30 minutes at a

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Desmond’s Cancer Journey: Supplements and Diet

Shortly after we learned of Desmond’s Lymphoma Diagnosis we looked into all the holistic treatments. We knew he would be going through chemotherapy and that meant his immune system would be compromised. Just like humans, a dog’s diet should be looked at as well. I highly recommend reading The Dog Cancer Diet by Dr. Demian

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38 Weeks Pregnant: Tips to get to the end without having a breakdown

I wasn’t sure what I wanted to name the title of this blog post, but the words typed just kinda came out, and it is how I feel so I am leavin it! Why are the last weeks of pregnancy so hard? Some may say they are even harder than those first few months with

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Snow Day Workout: No Equipment Needed!

What would New England be without a big snow storm just weeks before Spring? You can never count on the weather going the way you would like living in this part of the country – that is why I like to have an arsenal of at home workouts. No excuses! Just because you can’t leave the

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Constant Communication: How to Unplug

Between our smart watches, smart phones, Alexa’s and computers we are never not plugged in. I remember the days when there was one phone line that people had to take turns using and that same phone line was used to connect to dial up internet. *inserts screeching dial up tone – you know the one

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Crispy Parsnip Bites

If you are looking for a healthy side dish or snack, you must try this parsnip recipe. Did you know that Parsnips were heart healthy? It is almost Valentine’s Day so why not surprise your loved one with this delicious side dish? I am sure they will love it more than chocolate! … well maybe

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Zoodles and Mushroom Stir Fry

I love to use my spiralizer and cooking zoodles is a healthy alternative to traditional spaghetti. If you are looking for a healthy and easy meal during the week, I highly suggest this dish. You can easily sub in different beans and mushroom types to your liking. A Few Tips: Keto Folks: Replace the beans

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First Trimester Woes: So Freaken Tired All The Time

How can I function like a real life human being if I am always so tired? I ask myself this on a weekly basis. I know I am not the only person to feel this way when going through pregnancy.  So how does someone like myself and many others, work a full time job, exercise,

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First Trimester: Plan on not planning

As a health coach and overall wellness enthusiast I had a certain idea of how I would be as a pregnant person. I imagined I would stick to a very strict diet, continue with my regular workout routine, sleep 9 hours a night and glow like an angel from the heavens! What’s that quote? If

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