Pregnancy & Birth

Nine Nutrition Prenatal Vitamin Drink Mix {Giveaway}

by Jaime Weis November 3, 2013

When I was pregnant with my daughter, I was so completely sick that it was a real effort to keep anything of nutritional value down. For some reason, the only foods that *didn’t* make me physically ill were sugary starches (like french fries. I admit it to my shame, I basically lived on them for […]

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Amazing Pregnancy Awareness Month Giveaway Valued at More Than $700!

by Chrystal Johnson May 22, 2013

Did you know that May is Pregnancy Awareness Month (PAM)? If you’re not familiar with PAM, it’s an organization dedicated to inspiring women during pregnancy with educational initiatives spotlighting nutrition, wellness and all around nurturing. PAM was established in 2008 by author & holistic lifestyle expert Anna Getty and producer & mompreneur Alisa Donner. Each […]

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Tips for Having a Baby

by Chrystal Johnson July 17, 2012

Having a first baby is a true adventure in life and it can be a bit daunting, however, there is much that parents can do to prepare themselves for the big day and all that follows. Expectant parents are sometime frantic with worry, but there’s no need to panic. Friends and relatives will be there […]

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Earth Mama Angel Baby Birth & Baby Full Size Kit

by Chrystal Johnson June 13, 2012

By now, most of us mamas and mamas-to-be know that we need to be aware of the ingredients in our baby’s skincare products – and the ones we use on ourselves. We have been using in our house since Zoë was born – and it’s one of our favorite brands! Earth Mama Angel Baby has Champion Status […]

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Technology to Help You Plan For Your Baby’s Birth

by Chrystal Johnson June 7, 2012

Recent technological advances have been invented to make our lives easier, giving us the power to carry out certain tasks on the go. So, it was only a matter of time until internet technology was used to aid expecting parents. In addition to baby blogs and websites that aim to make the planning process much […]

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Determining if Cord Blood Banking is Right for Your Newborn Child {Guest Post}

by Chrystal Johnson April 19, 2012

When you’re pregnant and expecting a child, there are probably numerous questions floating around your mind. You’re probably wondering whether the delivery will be painless, the baby will be healthy and (if you don’t already know) whether you’ll be welcoming a son or a daughter into the world. You’re probably asking questions of your doctor, […]

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Running and the Pregnant You

by Chrystal Johnson June 9, 2011

For the athletic, the physically fit and the regular runner, giving up her running shoes for pregnancy or for whatever reason is never easy. For a preggy woman, the regret of not being able to run the pavement is overcome only by the thought and anticipation of the small bundle of joy. In reality, there […]

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Design an Eco-Friendly Nursery or Child’s Bedroom with weeDECOR

by Chrystal Johnson April 19, 2011

When I was pregnant with Zoë, having murals painted on the nursery wall was definitely in style. Since we were renting a house at the time that we didn’t plan to stay at long-term, I didn’t have the opportunity to do something like that with her nursery. If weeDECOR had been around at the time, […]

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5 Steps to Losing the Baby Weight

by Chrystal Johnson March 15, 2011

After giving birth to a baby, a mother’s focus is often so centered on the newborn that she neglects many of her own physical needs entirely. However, the lack of exercise and the inevitable lack of sleep takes a toll after a while. All too often women become discouraged when they don’t lose the baby […]

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Apothederm Stretch Mark Cream Review

by Chrystal Johnson March 2, 2011

After two back-to-back pregnancies, I definitely bear the “badge” of motherhood—deep, highly visible stretch marks.  On my stomach, my sides, my lower back and my breasts. You can’t miss them. When I was pregnant, I tried every preventative measure possible to avoid getting stretch marks. Since that didn’t work for me, I was really hesitant […]

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