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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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]