Category Archives: Health + Wellness

Start Saving Lives This Year: Become A Blood Donor

I never thought I’d be on the receiving end of a blood donation. It’s not something anyone expects. But if I had a glimpse into the future and saw myself lose a massive amount of blood due to postpartum complications, I’m sure I would have been a more frequent blood donor over the years. After receiving […]

How to Reduce Single-Use Plastics in 2019

I want to reduce single-use plastics for our family. Single-use plastics are no good. I have known this for some time, but only more recently been confronted with how much of a problem they actually are. Too much plastic is making its way into our oceans and freshwater sources. They are being consumed by our […]

Self-Care for Moms

I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase self-care sometime in the last couple of years. It’s thrown around a lot, especially in relation to moms. We use it to describe pampering, alone time, mental health breaks, shopping excursions, and more. But what about real self-care for moms? The kind that refreshes and relaxes and hits the […]

POP Goes the Waistline!

Who has watched their waistline change over the last several years especially after having kids?  Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and weight management can be a challenge for many moms and families.  Busy schedules, lack of sleep, financial challenges and other factors contribute to stress eating or just grabbing food on the go. During Childhood Obesity […]

How to Embrace Physical Therapy and Love Group Fitness

Physical. Therapy. Not exercise. Not weight loss. Not speaking with a counselor. But treatment for your body as well as your mind. I’m not much for the metal robotic playgrounds known as the gym but I do have a newly found appreciation for group fitness classes. Yes, there I said it. The secret is out. […]

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy: It’s a Thing and It’s Awesome

If you’re here and reading this, then I’m guessing you’re maybe in a few different places about pelvic floor physical therapy: Curious Intrigued You’re all about it and just can’t wait to read more None of the above Any way that you are about it works, and I’m excited to tell you more! I first […]