Noms

12 Healthy Snacks for Toddlers

Toddlers alternate between being ravenous bottomless pits and refusing to eat anything but their favorite foods — and picky eaters make things even more complicated, especially if they’ll only eat things like chicken nuggets and macaroni and cheese. If climbing Mt. Everest seems easier than getting your toddler to eat healthy snacks, we’re here to help. Here are some healthy snacks even the pickiest toddler will enjoy. Fruits Fruits are popular snacks — they’re sweet, they’re simple and they’re a…

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Moms

The Health Benefits of Extended Breastfeeding

I felt lucky when my daughter weaned herself off the boob juice, but she did so as she entered the terrible twos. I nursed my little girl well beyond what the average mom in America says is best — a total of 18 months,…

January 3, 2019
Om

The Best Mindfulness Blogs of 2018

You know this mama loves her some mindfulness, and it’s high time I shared my favorite blogs with you. See, when I pass the knowledge on, that gives me the perfect excuse to expand my “Favorite Mindfulness Blogs” bookmarks list. As the pace of…

December 28, 2018
cosleeping toddler
Moms

Is Co-Sleeping With Your Toddler Healthy?

You snuggle up to your kiddo in a soothing blanket burrito at the end of a long day, and that feels natural for your family. In fact, you’ve co-slept with your toddler for a while now and wonder if continuing this sleeping pattern will…

December 19, 2018
new mom & little baby
Moms

10 Best Christmas Gifts for New Moms

What Christmas gifts can you find for a new mom that she didn’t already get at the baby shower or on Mother’s Day? Listen to her rants and wild tales about weird poop and awkward attempts to multipurpose, and then, you have knowledge —…

December 14, 2018
Moms

5 Christmas Traditions for Christian Families

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of the weeks leading up to Christmas. There are presents to buy, parties to attend, relatives to visit and not enough time to do it all. Of course, we want to take time to…

December 7, 2018
Home & Life

These Are the Best Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

The holidays signal a time of stuffing yourself silly with delicious food and fond memories. You’ll binge-watch your favorite movies, put out a decadent spread, deck the halls and trim the tree. The holidays bring you together with family, but old traditions sometimes need…

December 1, 2018
two little girls
Moms

Why the Ideal Time Between Babies Is a Load of Malarky

The years beyond high school are supposed to be filled with more academics and a ten-year plan for starting your career, getting married and popping out babies. At least, the know-it-alls of modern society deem it so. Love takes a different route. My husband…

November 17, 2018
Om

These Are the Easiest Yoga Inversions for Beginners

Inversions provide a stable foundation to expand your yoga practice. They also happen to be great for your body. As you move your head below your heart, you stimulate your nervous system. Blood and oxygen move toward the brain, increasing your circulation while you…

November 12, 2018