Weight Lifting for Women: Fact vs Fiction
If you are a woman who wants to increase their metabolism and decrease their anxiety read this post! Women need to be weightlifting: let me a separate fact from fiction.
10 Delicious Gut Friendly Snacks
Do you ever need a snack on the fly that you can just toss in a lunch box or diaper bag? Snacks are easy to come by, but finding snacks you love that are gut-friendly, toxin-free, PUFA-free, and delicious is RARE! Here are 10 that you and your family will love.
Sleep Hygiene: 5 Simple Steps to Clean Your Sleep for You and Your Children
Is the term “Sleep Hygiene” new to you? Well, if it is, this post will go through what sleep hygiene is, and 5 simple steps you can take to clean your sleep for you and even your children. What is “Sleep Hygiene” Could there be such a thing as “dirty” or “clean” sleep? There can be. Sleep is a cornerstone of health that many of us greatly neglect. We “dirty” sleep by letting a ton of tiny disturbances pile up to create a big mess. In fact, over 60 million Americans struggle with sleep-related issues. But where does it start? I believe poor sleep hygiene starts in our childhood and…
5 Drinks for Better Sleep: Even Safe For Kids
Trying to get better, deeper sleep? Here are 5 delicious drinks for better sleep, that will help you fall asleep faster, and have deeper quality sleep too!
Raw Milk Yogurt in an Instant Pot: 2 Easy Ingredients
If you have jumped on the raw milk train and are loving the bioavailable vitamins and minerals than making this 2 ingredient yogurt in your instant pot is a must! It is so effortless for such a nutrient dense and delicious snack. I hope you enjoy! One of the downsides to raw milk is how short the shelf life is. We can make ours last for about a week but after that the milk takes on a sour taste so we decided to get creative! ***This page might contain affiliate links. In the event of a sale, I will be awarded a small commission (at no extra cost for you).***…
Make Your Own Probiotics: Super Simple Sauerkraut
Did you know 99% of probiotics sold in stores are actually useless to your gut? Unless they are coming from real food or are spore-based, the probiotics you take never make it to your intestines. This post teaches you how to make your own probiotics with my super simple sauerkraut recipe! Just cabbage and salt is needed!
The Best Kid-Friendly Cafes in Hampton Roads
Playdates and latte’s… few things get me more excited! If you are looking for kid-friendly cafes in Hampton Roads, look no further. Here is my own list of the best places I like to plan a playdate, get coffee and let my kids be kids. Enjoy!
Important Questions to Ask Your Midwife Before a Home Birth
Considering a home birth and trying to compile an important list of questions for your midwife? Here is my list I created from my own experiences and from the research I did before my home births! Sometimes birth can be a little bit daunting, especially if this is your first round! If you are considering a home birth and need a little guidance in the important questions to ask your midwife before a home birth I have got you covered! Below I have assembled a downloadable list you can print off of questions I thought was helpful to find the best Midwife for our home birth and the needs of…
3 Fun Day Trips From Norfolk, VA
Everybody loves a good road trip right?! Well, maybe not everyone- but I for one love a good day trip out of my city of Norfolk. And I am here to give you 3 fun day trips from Norfolk, VA you and the family might like as well! Crozet, VA Located just 12 miles outside of Charlottesville, Crozet is a small city that is home to my favorite little mountain gem, Chiles Peach Orchard. But guess what?! Chiles isn’t only an orchard and it doesn’t only grow peaches! Chiles Peach Orchard grows all different kinds of fruit that you can harvest yourself! In the Spring, you can harvest your own juicy…