The Real Science Behind Ultrasounds

I remember the first time I saw my little peanut on the screen during my first pregnancy. I was 8 weeks along, and as the sound of his heartbeat filled the room, any worry or doubt that I had was wash...

Baby’s First Vaccine – What to Expect

I can still vividly remember my very first OB appointment after discovering my pregnancy. I went in, buzzing with anticipation at seeing, or even just hearing, the growing life within me. Though it wa...

The Beginner’s Guide to Detox Baths for Kids

Our kids today are exposed to so. many. toxins[1, 2, 3]. In the air we breathe, to the food we eat, we are overloading our body’s natural detoxification system. Sometimes, our body jus...

Why I Changed My Mind About the Tdap Vaccine

The second I found out I was pregnant, my brain went into research mode. Being the left-brain dominant person that I am, I had to know anything and everything there was to know about pregnancy and bab...

Surviving the Road with a Toddler

It’s been a few years since we made a trip to the beach, so you can imagine my excitement when my mother-in-law contacted us for a spur of the moment beach trip! *Cue excited screech and happy d...

Why You Won’t Find Acetaminophen in my House

Yesterday, while browsing the interwebs, I stumbled upon¬†an article¬†discussing the possible link between acetaminophen use during pregnancy, and behavioral problems in children[1]. It’s intere...