Happy Parenting – Happy Baby

Abby Burd on June 30, 2014

What My Daughter Taught Me About Parenting This Father’s Day

Abby

My oldest is nearly 3-years-old. This year she was able to plan for Father’s Day. We talked about things we could do to play with him and make him happy. She wanted to buy him a small toy that “he would like.” I agreed that something like a ball would be a sweet gift from…Continue reading

Abigail Morgan on April 30, 2014

Holistic Self-Care for the New Mother

ergobaby wrap

As a busy acupuncturist mama in Los Angeles, I help many women get pregnant, stay pregnant, and thrive through the first year after giving birth. In the United States, the speed with which a mother recovers from birth and “gets her body back” is measured in weeks, not months.  Magazines flaunt celebrities who lost the…Continue reading

Christina Soletti on April 18, 2014

Is it too much, baby? Signs of over-stimulation

listen to your baby

Newborn little babies are brand new to the world.  Those first few months out of the womb (sometimes called the fourth trimester) are best spent snuggling, warm, close, and connected together. Taking care of baby and getting used to your new life together. In those first few months of life, you are her world. However, mama starts…Continue reading

Christina Soletti on April 16, 2014

Making Time for Wellness

making time for wellness

As mothers, we know the amazing capabilities of our bodies. We carry our babies for nine months while they grow, then we labor for hours just to see them take their first breath of air. It’s magic. We give all of ourselves for their best interests, and why wouldn’t we? After all it’s hard work…Continue reading

Guest: Rebecca Michi on March 19, 2014

Swaddling Our Newborns

Ergobaby Swaddler

Lots of parents often ask about swaddling and many are not sure of either the best way to do it, or even why they should be doing it in the first place. Some parents have tried it previously and have many reasons why they didn’t stick to it- the baby hated to be swaddled; the…Continue reading

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