If you have a picky eater at home, you are not alone! In fact, it is estimated that 20-50% of children, especially toddlers & preschoolers, are selective eaters. Even though it’s very common it can still cause frustration and worry for parents. Follow these 5 steps to help selective eaters explore new foods.
Charryse explains the benefits of moving out of our minds, where we ruminate on things, and dropping down into the body to find a place of calm and rest. Charryse takes you through a meditation using your senses to engage in working through anything you may be carrying.
As we navigate decisions associated with motherhood, we want to know that we are understanding what is being told to us in order to make an informed choice. However, it can be hard to know what to ask to be truly active in the consent process. As a fertility and birth doula, Emily shares ways that you can make an informed decision about a topic even if you are unfamiliar with it.
As parents, it is our job to ground our children in a strong counter narrative: gaining weight is a normal part of growing up and being a human; kids’ bodies and adults’ bodies come in all different shapes and sizes, none inherently more valuable than the other; and our value as people does not depend on beauty, size, or health.
Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) is a term used to describe a variety of disorders including pelvic pain and various types of incontinence or constipation. Postpartum pelvic floor dysfunction can result from both traumatic deliveries and from those free of complications. Pelvic floor physical therapy is an excellent resource for any postpartum mother, with or without dysfunction, to regain muscle strength and resume exercise without risk of injury.
As a therapist, Nicole’s job is to assist clients with interrupting negative patterns or thoughts that are not serving them well. The use of affirmations as a reframing tool can be powerful when trying to battle anxious thoughts or depressive symptoms. Nicole often encourages clients who are battling negative thought patterns to start purposefully inserting daily positive affirmations into their day.
Whether trying to conceive naturally or going through advanced reproductive options, there are lifestyle, nutritional, nutraceutical and botanical interventions to support optimal fertility.
We need balanced hormone communication and low levels of inflammation for a woman’s body to create and nourish new life.
Diet culture has long ruled over the fitness and health industry. So, how do you know which companies care about self-love, body positivity and acceptance and which ones are just trying to profit by making you feel unhealthy? Look for these telltale signs to determine if a company embraces wellness or if it’s rooted in diet culture.
It‘s hard for parents to find any inner peace in the constantly shifting and changing world of childhood. As parents, we expect peace and harmony to come from outside of ourselves whereas, it really is a state we can create within. Paula shares three tips she feels will positively influence your parenting experience.
We have a system that is not adequately caring for our mothers, particularly black mothers. This is a fact that needs to be heard far and wide, and we need all parties to take part in a conversation to figure out the best way to deal with this crisis.