Importance of Crawling: 5 reasons why crawling before walking is critical

Importance of Crawling: 5 reasons why crawling before walking is critical

Cross-crawling tends to be overlooked on the list of milestones for a child’s development.
But we encourage you to not skim over or rush your child’s success. Cross-crawling is one of the most important milestones to pave the way for future growth and development,
and in this blog you can find out why! Our friends over at Pathways to Family Wellness have outlined
5 reasons why crawling before walking shouldn’t be overlooked.

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22 uplifting things to tell your child

22 uplifting things to tell your child

We have heard the saying, “Raising children is not a distraction from our work. It is our greatest work.” HOW POWERFUL IS THAT? What a great reminder that everything we say, every action take, and the way we prioritize our time should be intentional and uplifting as we raise our children. Here are 22 things to say to your child to remind them that they are important, valued, and loved on a daily basis.

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Baby-Led Weaning 101: 5 Ways to be Successful & Safe

Baby-Led Weaning 101: 5 Ways to be Successful & Safe

There is no single, right way to feed your baby. Despite what your mom friends, relatives and even your pediatrician say, the only right way to feed is whatever way leads to an enjoyable and trust-building relationship between you and your child. Find out the top 5 essentials to baby-led wean successfully and safely in today’s blog written by Andrea O’Donnell, RDN, LDN!

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What produce should you ALWAYS buy organic?

What produce should you ALWAYS buy organic?

When it comes to the food you buy, and fuel your family with, it's always best to keep yourself informed! Whether you shop organic or conventional, decreasing toxic load from pesticides is very important for your family's growth, development, and overall health and wellness. You will never guess the #1 fruit you should buy organic… you may have been missing the mark for a while!

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Lauren's Top 10 Birth Affirmations (with free printables)!

Lauren's Top 10 Birth Affirmations (with free printables)!

From your 1st contraction to the 1st time you hold your baby in your arms- childbirth is definitely a rollercoaster of emotions. Whether this is your 1st child or your 10th, no childbirth is the same! So to help bring a sense of calm to your birth environment, and remind you of just how amazingly strong you are, here are 10 PRINTABLE affirmations that I used at the end of my pregnancy and during labor.

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A lesson from my 14 month old: MAMA, YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS!

A lesson from my 14 month old: MAMA, YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS!

I know your plate is full, your hair might be a mess (like mine below), your schedule is just plain crazy, and all you want is a constant IV of coffee. BUT THIS MESSAGE IS ONE YOU NEED TO HEAR! My 14 month old son seriously smacked me in the face with a wake-up call the other day and my life is better because of it. This message is from me to you, fellow mama!

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This family of 5 wants you to know this health tip!

This family of 5 wants you to know this health tip!

These parents coin themselves as "health freaks". They eat clean, exercise daily, and use non-toxic products... but something was missing! Ear infections, constant sickness, low energy, pain, and more were leaving these parents worn out and searching for answers for their family. Hear from these real parents who experienced real results for their 3 boys (and for themselves) by adding just ONE thing!

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3 simple strategies for being present with your family- even on those busy days!

3 simple strategies for being present with your family- even on those busy days!

Work stress, deadlines, house duties, and more often leave our tank close to empty, but our children need us at 100% all the time. Being present after a long day takes effort; however the benefits truly do outweigh your wanted downtime and we are here to help! These 3 simple strategies can make the world of difference. After all, present over perfect wins every time!

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