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I firmly believe the things you do daily matter more than the things you do once in a while. You’re probably not eating birthday cake, spending 5 hours on a plane or forgetting to drink water for a full 24 hours every single day, so don’t beat yourself up when you do! But you CAN develop […]

Habits for Health: My Weekly Routine

I firmly believe the things you do daily matter more than the things you do once in a while. You’re probably not eating birthday cake, spending 5 hours on a plane or forgetting to drink water for a full 24 hours every single day, so don’t beat yourself up when you do! But you CAN develop […]

Habits for Health: My Weekly Routine

Healthy Living

Maybe it’s because I’m married to a sailor, or that I’m a Rhode Island girl to the core, but I love the symbolism of the anchor: the thing (or things) that hold us in place when everything around us is rocky. The simple things I do daily anchor me to the life I want to […]

Habits for Health: Daily Anchors

I am a big proponent of fresh, real food– getting food as close to the source as you can, buying local and using fresh ingredients– but as much as I love a good batch of homemade mayo or salad dressing or making my own crackers, let’s be real- life as a mama is busy and […]

My Healthy Mama Pantry Staples

Real Food 101

We know breastmilk is the absolute best first food for baby (of course, there are circumstances in which moms can not or choose not to breastfeed for personal reasons and I honor and respect that- a fed baby is a healthy baby!). Your body creates this perfect food without you needing to do anything at […]

Healthy Mama, Healthy Milk: Best Foods for Breastfeeding Moms

Postpartum

Anyone who has ever breastfed a baby before knows the hunger that is associated with nursing is NO. joke. I swear I’ve been hungrier, with more crazy cravings breastfeeding than I ever was while I was pregnant. And it’s for good reason! Your body is spending hard earned energy making milk for your little lady […]

No-Bake Lactation Balls (aka boobie balls)

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