Car Seat Installation

We are about ready to get a new, family-size car. Well, new to us at least :) You know what that means? It’s about time to get the car seat out of the box and get it properly installed! Thanks to Fit Pregnancy I have a guide to hand over to Dominic for the big event. Here […]

The Wonders of Magnesium

Yesterday I mentioned that magnesium is now in my vitamin regimen. One of the benefits is sleep, so you are supposed to take it before bed. Last night I mixed a 1/2 teaspoon in 2 ounces of water and guzzled it down (raspberry-lemon flavor, yum!). Then, I snuggled into bed and didn’t wake up until […]

Vaccines, Part 2: Being a Skeptic

Dr. Hofmann-Smith brought up some interesting questions about why vaccines have become so encouraged. Vaccines haven’t been around forever, but due to medical advancement we have seen a rush of research and implementation in the last 100 years. Why is that? Where did it all start? Is there a tipping point where vaccinations stop doing […]

Vaccines, Part 1: Seminar and Perspectives of Approach

Part of becoming a parent is being blasted with information. Imagine Midwest hail storm – golf ball size hail. That’s how it feels. I am literally darting for cover on a daily basis. Most of this is probably from my current ability to become extremely overwhelmed (thank you pregnancy hormones); other bit probably comes from […]

Doctor, where are you?

Here’s a little vent on finding a pediatrician …Call me picky, but I really want someone we connect with. I want someone who is interested in my ideas about parenting (delayed vaccines, babywearing, co-sleeping, breastfeeding,etc.). I would like someone who helps to educate me rather than strictly sharing their opinion. I NEED someone who is […]