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December 11, 2017

So many parties, so little time.  When it comes to hosting a party, children or adults, the magic is in the details.  Majority of the time I find myself scrambling a few days before to come up with something fun and unique.  This year I hosted two parties for my 6 year...

March 27, 2017

Recently at a client's home I learned of the Oogie Bear. Why did I not think of this? We have all been there- your baby has teeny tiny nostrils and a visible boogie. It doesn't seem to bother them but getting it out would make your day! Of course they are sleeping and...

March 1, 2017

We were fortunate to sit down with Middle TN photographer and film maker Kalli Pavon of Kalimana Film Stories recently.  She shared some great insight into birth photography and showed us once again why we treasure our time at births with her!

A: What is it about birth...

December 16, 2016

We are getting personal on blog today.  As a member of the NICU parents club, (not a real club but it feels like it) I feel if I can help other parents get through their NICU, stay then there is something good that came out of our stay.  It has been 12 years but someti...

December 14, 2016

Grilled Artichokes

Artichokes…they seem intimidating with their rough exterior but really they are soft yummy goodness on the inside.  Everyone has had artichoke dip but it’s full of cream and cheese and is delicious but far from healthy.  This simple recipe for grilled...

October 17, 2016

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death in women.  It doesn’t care your age, your race, your marital or parental status.  Doctors do not know why breast cancer develops so it is important to know how to educate your...

July 20, 2016

First we explored ideal vegetables for pregnancy, now we are looking at beautiful fruits to maximize nutrition during pregnancy.  Eating a healthy and balanced diet is important for all of life but throughout pregnancy many women pay extra attention to nutritional inta...

July 19, 2016

Tasty Tuesday: Wedge Salad with Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

Ingredients

  • Iceberg Lettuce cut into quarters

  • ½ C Chopped Tomatoes

  • ¼ C Thinly Slipped Red or Purple Onion

  • 2-4 Strips Thick Cut Bacon, cooked and chopped

  • Blue Cheese Dressing (see recipe...

July 18, 2016

Eating a healthy and balanced diet is important for all of life but during pregnancy many women pay extra attention to their diet.  In part 1 of our Perfect Pregnancy Foods series we have highlighted 11 veggies along with their benefits. 

Broccoli: raw, steamed, ro...

July 14, 2016

It can be difficult to maintain close contact with friends in the first few months postpartum.  Finding time to shower and eat can be a challenge so the thought of extra phone calls and friend time barely hits the radar.  Once you get a grasp on life and a newborn, con...