Most mothers who choose to breastfeed their newborns quickly find out that it’s not as easy as it may sound. That was certainly my experience. From latching issues to tongue-tie revisions to frequently clogged ducts and serious infections to struggling to maintain adequate milk supply, my baby and I had our own very unique […]
The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates once said that “All disease begins in the gut.” This oft-cited maxim still holds true, especially in modern times when so many factors are impacting our microbiomes, our digestion, and our overall gut health.
Improving and maintaining strong digestion is essential for robust health. Healthy digestion is responsible for optimal […]
In my last post, I mentioned some of the nutritional benefits of breast milk over infant formula, which deserves to be expanded upon before diving into some herbs that support a rich milk supply. I’ve highlighted colostrum and the different types of sugars found in breast milk that support a healthy immune system and […]
What does living fearlessly look like? Running out in front of a car or jumping out of an airplane each day? NO! I know that sounds ridiculous but a lot of people are living on adrenaline each and every day and that is not what living fearlessly is about. Living fearlessly means walking your […]
Your immune system is the quiet hero, operating in the background to deal with threats of all magnitude, from cuts and scrapes to increased toxin exposure and chronic stress. Building and maintaining a strong immune system is critical to its optimal function. Try using the following lifestyle and diet tips to increase your immunity.
When thinking about fall, the metaphor of a tree letting go of its leaves comes to mind. It’s a time of transition, shedding that which no longer serves us and of enjoying the harvest of all that we have literally and figuratively sown throughout the spring and summer. It’s a bit of a last […]