• Lifestyle & Wellness,  Motherhood

    1.25 Million Formula Tins from Aussie Bubs to Aid Formula Shortage in America

    This year has been a weird one hasn’t it? But we’ve said that about the last few years in retrospect. This year brought the great formula shortage, which scared a lot of parents. What if I can’t feed my baby? What if I’m not able to get them the one thing they absolutely need to survive? I am so proud to talk about how Bubs Australia the makers of Aussie Bubs stepped up to help fill that need. See a need, fill it. (While this blog post is sponsored, all thoughts and assessments are my own.) Kristy Carr, CEO & Founder “At this point, we had safely fed more than…

  • Lifestyle & Wellness,  Motherhood

    My Honest Review of Aussie Bubs Toddler Formula

    When your baby turns to toddler and they’re not nursing anymore, it starts to become really nerve racking to try to get them all the nutrients you know they need. Did I get him enough protein? He played harder today, so did he get enough nutrients? What about minerals? Does he need minerals? It’s a lot right? And you don’t want to do something wrong because you know their little growing bodies need so much. This is why I knew I wanted to try a toddler formula. I’m going to share my comprehensive Aussie Bubs™ toddler formula review to give you insight into the product before trying it! (This is…

  • Lifestyle & Wellness,  Motherhood

    Vitamins for Postpartum Hair Loss: My Secrets that Took My Hair to the Next Level

    You’ve heard me talk a lot about the impact of stress on our bodies. We’ve discussed supplements to take, tools to investigate, and daily habits that can improve our overall health. But many of you were reaching out for tips on one thing in particular: hair growth. Whether you’re experiencing post-partum hair loss or the general stress of the ‘vid, there are many things you can do. Not only can you grow your hair back, but you can get in front of it by having a healthier pregnancy. We’re going to cover the vitamins and supplements I personally use for postpartum hair loss. Understanding Anatomy before Talking Vitamins for Postpartum Hair…

  • Lifestyle & Wellness,  Motherhood

    How to Reduce Children’s Anxiety: Improved Mental Health for Your Kids in 5 Easy Steps

    Did you know that the Surgeon General has actually declared an emergency because childhood mental disorders including anxiety and depression are up 40% since last year. How. Sad. Is. That. Our children are supposed to be carefree, beautiful little souls, but it’s a hard world to be living in right now. I’ve dug deep into childhood psychology to bring you 5 Easy Ways to Improved Mental Health for your littles. I’m going to share what I found about how to reduce children’s anxiety. This goes for kids of all ages, up until teenage years. It can also be used for teens, but some things may need to be edited a…

  • Lifestyle & Wellness,  Motherhood

    Quick Guide Stocking Up a Working Pantry in Case of Emergencies

    As we’ve seen recently, there are some potential supply chain issues going on that could get worse. Now, don’t look at me like I’m “some crazy prepper” because it’s really not that crazy when you think about it. We have a lot going on in the world right now and woah, the anxiety that accompanies it can be crippling. One of the ways that I’ve approached that anxiety is to be prepared for anything that could come our way with a working pantry. This means I’m always cycling through things and nothing sits too long to possibly go bad. We talked a bit about what I’d buy first (like right…

  • Home Decor,  Motherhood

    50 Gender Neutral Nursery Ideas That Will Blow Your Mind

    When I saw those two pink lines for baby number three, I knew that this time around I was going to be on team green. That means I was going to need an adorable gender neutral nursery that I would be able to add feminine or masculine touches to as soon as I knew the gender! I compiled this list of gender neutral themes for your nursery while I was doing my research. Knowing that we weren’t going to find out the gender on any of my ultrasounds was so hard, but so worth it!! My Gender Neutral Nursery Neutral nurseries aren’t only for people who are staying on “team…

  • Motherhood

    25 Important Questions to Ask Daycare Tour Providers

    So you’re ready to sign your kiddos up for daycare. Exciting, but also stressful! It can feel overwhelming trying to decide which daycare is right for your family, but these questions should help you find out whether or not a daycare is a good fit. Make the time to visit many different options and don’t settle for anything below your standards. If possible, see if you can ask these questions to both daycare workers and parents – sometimes their answers will differ. Keep reading for the ultimate list of questions to ask at your daycare interview. The Basic Questions For Your Potential Provider What’s included in tuition? What do you…

  • Lifestyle & Wellness,  Motherhood

    10 Easy Tips for Healthy Pregnancy and Baby

    If you’re choosing to go the holistic route, the journey through pregnancy & motherhood can feel isolating. It can feel like everyone else is going the traditional medicine route and you’re all alone! I’m here to tell you don’t worry – you’re not alone. There are so many people who choose to live a more natural lifestyle and you can find them right here on the internet! I’m going to guide you through everything you need to know for healthy pregnancy including healthy pregnancy snacks, vitamins and supplements and where to find community. These tips aren’t only for when you’re pregnant, however: use them into breastfeeding & motherhood to continue…

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    Easy Outdoor Activities for Kids to Help Reduce Screen Time

    Help your kids spend less time connected to technology and more time outdoors with these kids outdoor activities. This will inarguably positively impact their lives in so many ways. A 2014 study found that reducing screen time for children resulted in more sleep, better grades, lower BMIs, and less aggressive behavior in their lives. The American Academy of Pediatrics reports children today spend an average of seven hours per day on electronic devices. Seven hours per day? That’s almost a full school day! I don’t know about you, but that sounds like way too much time for my kids to be online. Don’t get me wrong, sometimes screen time can…

  • Lifestyle & Wellness,  Motherhood

    Prenatal Vitamins & Supplements You Need For a Healthy Pregnancy

    When I got pregnant with my first baby, all the horror stories started to roll in. Other moms were saying things like “my labor was 50 hours long” or “I was so uncomfortable, wait until your belly gets huge.” I do not want to ever be that mom! I want to encourage you that you can have a happy, comfortable (for the most part) pregnancy & delivery, and I’m going to share the midwife-recommended pregnancy supplements that have helped me get through it all. I’m going to share each of the supplements that my midwives have recommended over all three of my pregnancies & things I’ve picked up along the…