May 25, 2011

Creature comforts

Nutrition has always been first and foremost a priority in my life.  It’s instinct to listen to what my body needs. I also recognize a focus on proper nutrition during pregnancy provides a great start for my baby, my energy and optimum health. That said, I was in love with my first pregnancy and, equally, food.  I easily […]

May 3, 2011

The learning curve

“Of course I plan on breastfeeding my baby” I confidently proclaimed to my mother in law one day on the phone. Breastfeeding was something I was committed to from the start of pregnancy. Although it was not my mother in law’s cultural norm, it was mine. I’ve had the opportunity to attend a focus group on […]

Oct 27, 2010

Simplicity Parenting

Have you ever walked in to your own home, or the home of a friend, and are literally tripping over toys, puzzles, games, art supplies only to find screaming kids chasing each other in the living room, ignoring the thousands of dollars worth of toys available to them? I certainly have. I have also consciously […]