Family Women's Health

Prenatal Resources for the First Time Mom

So I’m a planner, always have been. Even when I was a little girl I would typically have some vision of how the day was “supposed to go” and more often than not there was a meltdown when it didn’t turn out as expected.…

February 21, 2021
Family Women's Health

Pregnant in a Pandemic, Part Two

When we found out we were pregnant Alex and I were ecstatic, and also terrified. Common emotions for new parents, I would assume, but my feelings were clouded with something else: doubt. Did we make the right decision not to wait? How would we…

December 18, 2020
Family Women's Health

Pregnant in a Pandemic, Part One

It is so weird to be pregnant right now – constantly questioning social contact outside of my household, reevaluating birth plans as hospital rules evolve, and never seeing my care provider’s faces from the nose down. But let’s be honest, it is so weird…

December 16, 2020
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Prenatal Meal Planning

Deciding what to eat while pregnant can be a daunting task. I’m currently almost through the second trimester, but the memories of endless nausea in the first trimester are fresh. I relied heavily on morning smoothies, eggs, peanut butter sandwiches and daily evening dashes…

November 28, 2020
Conscious Living

Vata Season is Upon us

Where I live in Maryland the temperatures took a dive over Halloween weekend. “Flannel with a vest season” became “coat and a hat season” very quickly. The weather will probably keep fluctuating for the next several weeks, but this first cold snap, coinciding with…

November 3, 2020
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DIY Fall Wreath

I wouldn’t call myself “crafty” but I learned a long time ago that I have a very particular taste in most things. And when I can’t find exactly what I want from a store, I find it fun to try to make the thing…

October 19, 2020

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