April 19, 2019

It's YouTube Friday! Today we are tackling one of my least favorite topics - morning sickness. When I was pregnant with Baby Zand, morning sickness was with me all day every day for almost the entire pregnancy. I basically lived on the floor of my bathroom for months o...

March 8, 2019

Is your baby finally asleep, and you have a few minutes to take care of yourself? Let's dive right in then! Whether you are in your first 6 weeks post-partum or birth is already a little while ago, this exercise video will help you to reignite your core. I just ask tha...

October 1, 2018

"In addition to autism, we have seen exponential rises in other brain-related problems among children, including attention deficit disorders, anxiety, and depression. While genetics are part of the equation, I believe that we are poisoning our children’s brains at a ti...

June 25, 2018

I know, it can be tempting to use your child as your alarm clock, especially in those early years when school doesn't dictate your schedule yet. Once they call for you, you drag yourself out of bed to grab them, get them breakfast or nurse them while you sip on your fi...

November 16, 2017

Post-natal depletion -  a word I first came across in Dr Libby's book "Exhausted to Energized". I had finally found a word that perfectly described how I felt 6 months into motherhood. I felt so depleted, an exhaustion I felt deep into my bones. I was constan...

October 19, 2017

Come and join me for a 60 minute talk on post-natal nutrition at the beautiful Pacifica Family Maternity Center in Berkeley, CA. During the talk I will cover why post-natal nutrition is even more important than pre-natal nutrition when it comes to mom's and baby's long...

October 16, 2017

Now let’s be honest, traveling with a baby is never stress free! On my last flight I smelt like I just ran a marathon before we even boarded the plane, because I was sweating so profusely. Baby Zand has been on 26 flights in her short life, and with every flight I lear...

January 7, 2017

I have written before about all the expectations I had for starting solids with Baby Zand, how I wanted to do things differently, than having puree thrown at me from a mad child. (Yes of course I know not every baby is like this, only the ones in my nightmares ;-))....

October 6, 2016

So I have been trying to figure out snack time for Baby Zand. Since we have 3 meals a day all sorted, I now want to transition from the mid day feeds to real snack times. Breast feeding can be convenient, but Baby Zand is not highly into it anymore anyways. Perfect tim...

September 23, 2016

I have been asked a million questions around how I started solids with Baby Zand, how I make sure she gets enough nutrients, and how I get broccoli in her. There seems to be so much information out there for new moms, which is just plainly overwhelming and often confus...

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