Nutrients for Pregnancy and Postpartum Overview
It is clear that getting a variety of macronutrients and micronutrients in our diets is vitally important for our bodies to function optimally. But what exactly are those nutrients, and how to we get them? Macronutrients FAT- fatty cuts of beef, fatty fish, bacon, avocado, olive oil, coconut oil, nuts satiating (keeps you full) helps…Continue Reading
Eat What Feels Good Postpartum- Online Course Description
Eat What Feels Good Postpartum is an online guide for the first 3 months after giving birth, sometimes called the fourth trimester. This is the time period when healing from pregnancy and birth is most important, as it sets the tone for hormonal health for years and years to come. The program is formatted as…Continue Reading
What being diagnosed with Adjustment Disorder feels like…
It wasn’t *exactly* what I expected, and I’m still processing it. I initially sought out insight from a team of psychologists because I was accumulating symptoms that concerned me. I noticed anxiety during my last 2 pregnancies, but after my son was born 14 months ago, I couldn’t shake the intrusive thoughts, to the point…Continue Reading
BEACHES Resort, Turks & Caicos Review and Tips!
If you are interested in planning a tropical resort vacation with children, this post is for you. Of course, you can go to this resort without children, but this resort chain has the best offerings for little ones that I’ve seen! For context, at the time of this vacation I had 3 children, ages 5,…Continue Reading
Has It Been ADHD This Whole Time?
I am a grown woman person. I think of myself as generally capable and responsible, but I do get help with the REAL scary stuff like taxes and bills and dishes (Thank you, husband). In my adulthood, I have noticed that I may have tendencies towards deficits in attention. I could flit among several tasks…Continue Reading
A Letter to New Pandemic Mamas
Parenting in a pandemic is hard- I think that is a safe statement to make. We are all in the same storm- though we each have different boats. We have different challenges based on stages of life, employment status, job type, family availability, overall health and baseline mental state. This particular message is for you…Continue Reading
Butterscotch Apple Lactation Bites
Butterscotch Apple Lactation Bites I might still do some fine-tuning on this flavor, but they’re still delicious! I used a full cup of finely chopped freeze-dried apples, but between the butterscotch chips and the nut butter, the apple isn’t as pronounced as I’d like it to be. I’ll update this as I perfect it. In…Continue Reading
Being a nutritionist during a Pandemic
I thought the nutrition space was this cozy little alcove between what people think is healthy to eat and what is actually healthy to eat. Conventional thinking and holistic thinking Western and eastern medicinal beliefs and practices And my job was to communicate the truth, which often lies somewhere in the middle and differs for…Continue Reading
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