A Mindful Moment Blog

A Mindful Moment Blog 2016-11-18T11:58:36+00:00

Essentials for Making Baby Food

For many families in my practice, homemade baby food seems to be increasing in popularity.  For some, making their baby’s food at home is mostly about knowing that their child is getting only the best ingredients and nothing added.  Other families make baby food for the cost savings; you will get more bang for your buck than you would from buying jars of food from the store, where you’re paying [...]

By | April 14, 2018|

10 Ways to Create a Non-Toxic Home

In our last post, I discussed some big changes that you can make to support your health when you build or remodel a home. In this second post, I want to highlight 10 ways that you can make better choices with some of the smaller, more common household items. What we breathe, touch, and come in contact with in our home every day can have a significant effect on our [...]

By | April 2, 2018|

Healthy Home Improvements

When you build or remodel a home, some of the most important decisions you may make are the ones regarding the types of products and materials used in your construction. Our family just moved back home after a 3 ½ month remodel and amongst the countless decisions we had to make, choosing safer products to use in our home construction was at the top of our list—and we had a lot [...]

By | March 9, 2018|

How to Establish a Healthy Bedtime Routine with Children

There is no way to ever be fully prepared for the changes in your sleep once you have children! From night feedings and night terrors, to toddlers that don’t want to sleep in their beds, to children that can’t settle down on their own, bedtime and nighttime can be one of the hardest times for parents. While there are many books and various approaches out there aimed at guiding you [...]

By | February 15, 2018|

For the Love of Chocolate…

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I thought it would be fun to share some info on one of my favorite foods—and a tried and true Valentine’s Day staple—chocolate! If you are reading this, you may already know that I come from a long line of cooks, bakers, and chocolate-makers 🙂 . I recently wrote about the decorative chocolate-making business that my mom ran from our home when we were [...]

By | February 9, 2018|

How I Avoided the Flu (3 Times!) & My Flu-Prevention Supplement Regimen

It probably goes without saying, but this has been quite the winter for illness so far! Between strep throat, the tummy bug, and the cold & flu viruses, it seems that everyone around me has been sick. In the last several years, my exposure to illness has increased exponentially with three school aged children at home and my work in a busy doctor's office. However, with all my exposure to [...]

By | January 31, 2018|