Feeding Our Babes Real Food

When I was pregnant, I became well aware of the advice given to my new, albeit temporary demographic in terms of what we should be eating to support our baby’s development. Directives ranging from ‘just get in 500 more calories per day’ to ‘be sure to consume three low-fat servings of milk per day for […]

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RESPECT THE PLANET: DRINK BONE BROTH

How many times have you heard it: “meat is bad for the planet”? On PETA’s (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) website (1) is the following statement: “When land is used to raise animals instead of crops, precious water and soil are lost, trees are cut down to make land for grazing or factory-farm […]

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Walk It Off, Mama: The Best PostNatal Exercise

The journey I embarked upon nearly one year ago when becoming pregnant still continues. Not just for my own research and learning, but from an observational standpoint of what’s normal, expected and acceptable. Now well into my fourth trimester, I’m discovering anecdotally just how unusual it is to be nearing the shape of my pre-pregnancy […]

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