How To Make Your Own Coconut Milk

One of the biggest changes I’ve made to my diet has been to go dairy-free.  I know, I know, you think that’s totally impossible, and if you asked me 10 years ago, I would’ve said the same thing. I’m serious when I say my family would go through 5 gallons of milk a week without a problem. But here I am today 100% dairy-free 😉 This being said by someone who LOVES ice cream, because who doesn’t?  So when I hear the moans and groans of my clients who just can’t give it up, I get it!  But the really […]

The Natural Postpartum Support Podcast

Introducing… If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you may have heard here and there that I’m starting a podcast!  I apologize ahead of time if I use too many exclamation points in this post, but starting a podcast has been on my mind for a over a year. It’s actually pretty perfect.  As a stay-at-home mom, this is the perfect outlet because I can give so much information to you all in the comfort of my pajamas and messy bun. (Because I seriously do this. Unless I have a guest on, then I wear a nice top with pajamas […]

Options for Healing Your PPD w/ Lindsay Gerszt

Lindsay Gerszt came on the podcast for our first ever guest interview! She is one of the producers to the Netflix documentary “When The Bough Breaks” and is an advocate for maternal mental health.  I’m so glad we have someone like her on our side sharing this important topic with moms. We asked her a few questions about her journey with her maternal mental health issues and hope that her story can help you. Lindsay’s History She has suffered with depression, OCD, and anxiety for her whole life. At age 5 she suffered from OCD and did therapy for that […]

Homemade Body Scrub

Christmas is almost here!  I love this time of year because of the ambiance.  The smells, the music, the decorations all make the world around you feel cozy and almost give you permission to slow down.  Which is hard to do when you’re busy buying presents, attending parties, wrapping presents, and making cookies. This is the big reason I try to start this super early because I hate deadlines.  Do deadlines give anyone else anxiety? I like things done at a slow pace.  Rushing makes me crazy.  Oh, and on top of the craziness, I’m sure we can all relate […]

Everything You Need To Know About Postpartum OCD, Psychosis, & Panic Disorders

  Postpartum period is demanding period characterized by overwhelming biological, physical, social, and emotional changes. It requires significant personal and interpersonal adaptation. Pregnant women and their families have lots of aspirations from the postpartum period, which is colored by the joyful arrival of a new baby. Unfortunately, women in the postpartum period can be vulnerable to a range of psychiatric disorders like postpartum blues, depression, and psychosis. Perinatal mental illness is largely under-diagnosed and can have far reaching ramifications for both the mother and the infant. Early screening, diagnosis, and management are very important and must be considered as mandatory […]