Is it Colic? What Your Fussy Baby Could Be Trying to Tell You

The medical definition of colic is when a healthy baby shows intense, unexplained fussing/crying lasting more than 3 hours a day, more than 3 days a week for more than 3 weeks. However, not all crying is colic, and not all colic follows this definition. What causes colicky behavior in a … [Continue reading]

The Perfect Smoothie for a Nursing Mother


This simple smoothie recipe holds a special place in my heart. When we were new parents with our first son, we were sleep deprived and malnourished. We never felt like cooking... We had a family friend (who is like a second mom to me) bring us the ingredients for this on a tray, along with … [Continue reading]

No-Bake Cookie Dough Ice Cream Squares


Summer barbecues are the things that culinary dreams are made of. Juicy burgers, fresh tomatoes, corn on the cob… I love everything about standard … [Continue reading]

Blueberry Pineapple with Fresh Spinach Puree


My joy in life is food. I'm the type of mom who was so excited to get started in the world of baby food. I was always on Pinterest, pinning away while … [Continue reading]

Why Dad is NOT a Babysitter

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I’m a military mom who’s just come off of one month of duty. This will mark the third year that my husband has had to handle our children without me … [Continue reading]

Childproofing for Your Crawling Toddler

So now your little one is on all fours, engines running, ready to go! We’re going to continue baby-proofing from the bottom up – because those are … [Continue reading]

Creamy Avocado and Lemon Pasta


If you love creamy, lemon pasta, but don’t want to consume all of the unhealthy cream, this avocado cream pasta dish is for you! Make it vegan by … [Continue reading]

The Benefits of Black Seeds

I am an avid reader of nutritional magazines and brochures. Oftentimes free at organic or natural health stores, these periodicals are usually … [Continue reading]

Healthy Baby Twitter Contest


Summertime equals baby time! Whether you're pregnant or already have a little one at home, always keep the importance of healthy eating in … [Continue reading]

Deliciously Simple Carrot Soup

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This soup has some serious waves of flavor going on - with subtle Thai noes thanks to the curry paste and coconut milk, it carries from sweet to a … [Continue reading]