Apparently I am just coming out with a bang with my posts after Flynn. Leave it to me discuss something that gets a lot of hype and still some controversy. Media. Screen Time. TV. Ipads. Phones/YouTube. Toys that make music and light up and are what I would call a bit flashy. Has your pediatrician… Continue reading Why We Avoid Media Use & High-Stimulation Toys
There are many options for obstetric care out there. There are OB/GYN physicians, family practice providers, nurse midwife groups who work under the observation of a physician, independent nurse midwife groups, birthing center midwives, home birth midwives and certified professional midwives. The opportunities are endless and in many areas, we are fortunate enough to have… Continue reading Pregnancy: Choosing a Provider
I promise, I am trying to get back on track. I started a budgeting series and I plan to continue to share with you what I have learned. **Disclaimer: I am not a financial adviser or businesswoman. I am just a wife and soon-to-be mom who has been paying our bills for quite awhile, trying… Continue reading Budget: How to Create One
In true Mollie fashion, I had every intention of writing up separate posts about each of these reads. It now seems like I have finished 3 books in the past 5 months without sharing even one of them on the blog. #momlife Alas, here there are. I am super interested in reading and especially interested… Continue reading Recommended Books for Pregnant Mamas
I was reading or listening to something about self-care recently and wanted to reiterate one thing about this topic. For me, self-care is not necessarily about self-pampering. Yes, I consider myself a huge advocate of massage, hot baths and taking some you time to get your hair or nails done, but it is also important… Continue reading Expectful App for Meditating Mamas
Today marks the day of a new small series I am starting about budgeting. As with many things, I am not an expert; however, I have tried many different approaches to budgeting and have found what works best for us right now. We used to have two full incomes, making our budget requirements A LOT… Continue reading New Mini-Series: Budgeting Tips & Tricks
Hypertension, otherwise referred to as “high-blood pressure” by most, is a chronic health condition that can have tremendous negative outcomes. These include chronic kidney disease and heart issues, leading to heart attack, high cholesterol, stroke and sometimes death. A higher blood pressure means that the heart has to work harder with every pump to move… Continue reading Hypertension: Why Is It Such a Big Deal?