Holiday Cheer

Pregnant mothers should not drink alcohol as a part of this year’s holiday cheer. The American Academy of Pediatrics states that there is no known safe amount of alcohol consumption during pregnancy. For that reason, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends...

What is Maternal Self-Care?

If you are asking yourself what maternal self-care is, then you are on the right track to being a healthy, balanced parent. Maternal self-care is the process in which a mom develops the ability to take a moment(s) to replenish herself both emotionally and physically....

A Toast to Motherhood

Looking at other moms shouldn’t make us competitive, but rather, give us clarity on why being different in the way we all approach parenting works for each of us.  It’s taken some time, but I’ve finally figured out it really doesn’t matter...

Baby Care and Smartphones

Mothers, put down your smartphones when caring for your babies! That’s the message from University of California, Irvine researchers, who have found that fragmented and chaotic maternal care can disrupt proper brain development, which can lead to emotional...