I made up my mind years ago… My daughter was NOT going to dread her period. In this post, you’ll learn all the open conversations about menarche (the first period) that I’ve had with my daughter, plus practical, fun, and special ideas to celebrate this rite of passage in every girls’ life!
Is your blood sugar balanced? Are you on your way to developing insulin resistance or even diabetes? Our bodies are wonderful about letting us know when something is wrong. Here are the 11 signs your body is crying for help! (And all of these red flags are 100% fixable!)
Insomnia, heart palpitations, irrational thoughts, second-guessing, a knot in my throat… Anxiety. My anxiety isn’t paralyzing me anymore because I have been using these 5 things that really help! This is a holistic approach to relieving the symptoms of anxiety — physically, emotionally, and mentally!
The next time you’re experiencing a PMS headache, back ache, or cramps, try this anti-inflammatory PMS Smoothie with adaptogenic maca and pain-relieving pineapple and turmeric. Carrot helps detox excess estrogen. It’s dairy-free, nut-free, and vegan or Whole30-friendly!
After almost 12 years, I’m sharing my story of trauma from postpartum depression and the way EMDR therapy set me free from the darkness and helped me find my way back to true happiness without guilt, fear, and shame.
A woman who does any of these things is the furthest thing from selfish. Rather, she is sure enough of herself to know that her world comes crumbling down because of her own self-neglect. It is a confident momma — not a selfish momma — who can ask for help, insist on time to herself, expect her family to pitch in, or admit that she doesn’t have it all together.
Besides having lots of clean-eating foods and quality sourced ingredients, Chipotle (the restaurant chain) happens to offer the perfect Satisfying (S) meals! This means we can stay on plan, while eating nutritious foods that are prepared quickly and are very reasonably priced. Here’s how to do The S Meal, Trim Healthy Mama-style at Chipotle.
When it comes to my reproductive health, I feel like I’m pretty average… but does the average woman go to the gynecologist or midwife? I share my experiences with both for routine female healthcare. By the time you get to the end, you’ll know which one I’ll never choose again.
I take care of my skin with this healing, 2-ingredient homemade face moisturizer! I believe it’s made such a difference in the way my skin looks and feels… even minimizing old scars and blemishes Join real-life me without makeup as I mix up my moisturizer and apply it on camera.
Women’s bodies are miraculously wonderful! And our periods are a monthly reminder of this! However, periods can be hard, and our bodies need peace and rest. Learn 6 ways you can take care of yourself during your period — all naturall!