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Sometimes you just need to take a time out.

Self care should find it's way into your daily routine. When you're devoting some time to yourself by nourishing your mind and body you are likely to become less stressed out overall. 

Parenting is hard work and you deserve a chance to spoil yourself. 

Don't know where to start?

We put together a list of activities to...Read more


Ever wonder why you feel so grey and down when the seasons change?

You might be experiencing some biological changes and imbalances from a condition called seasonal affective disorder.

Everything slows down in the winter. The trees die, the wildlife hibernates, the world turns grey and human beings are no exception to these changes.

But when does this winter grogginess become a bigger problem? 

Our bodies regulate sleep...Read more


Parenting can be a handful... 

...Literally!

With a baby in tow, 'hands free' is more important than ever​ and baby wearing frees up your hands while safely snuggling your baby against your body. The right baby wearing sling can be a comfortable option for you and your baby while supporting your little ones delicate joints. 

Some baby wearing options fit similar to a front facing backpack with clips and over the shoulder straps, while others are more like a...Read more


It seems like no matter how you choose to feed your baby, there's always someone with something to say about it. 

You're damned if you do and you're damned if you don't. 

The big kicker is, most of this judgment is coming from other parents! 

When did feeding a baby become the root of such a heated debate? These little babes have to eat!

Since the haters are gonna hate, we're gonna keep doing what we do best and...Read more


As doulas we are so fortunate to have the ability to develop relationships with the birth industry's leading professionals. 

Linda LeMon is an outstanding IBCLC and childbirth educator in Westchester and we had the opportunity to interview her to help answer some of the questions we hear most often from mothers as they begin their breastfeeding journey. Babies don't come with instruction manuals (and...Read more

You've gotta fight!

For your right!

To potty.

We know you just said that with the Beastie Boys tune in your head. It's okay so did we.

What are we talking about here?

The dreaded potty training of your toddler.

Who would have thought that it would be so time consuming and stressful to teach someone else how to poop in a toilet?

We have some tips and tricks to help make this potty training process a...Read more


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