Holiday Eating Survival Strategies

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHoliday Eating Survival Strategies One of the joys of the holiday season is gathering with ohana and eating! Special family recipes passed down from generation to generation, comfort foods and delicious desserts abound, so how is one to stay healthy during this time of food and more food? With[Read more]

Healthy Eating Habits

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail “To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld Stick To It Taking the steps to improve your and your family’s health through eating foods that nourish, you create an environment in which your children can understand the importance and[Read more]

The Effects of Your Stress on Friends, Family and Colleagues

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailAccording to the American Psychological Association, two-thirds of Americans are stressed. While the types and causes of stress are many and varied, there is no doubt that our stress can negatively impact our friends, family and colleagues. As human beings we are social by nature, and we need to[Read more]

Baby Blues & Postpartum Depression

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailBaby blues occurs in 70% of all new mothers within the third or fourth day after birth. Symptoms include crying for no reason, irritability, restlessness and anxiety. Postpartum Depression is different and more debilitating, occurring in 1 out of 10 mothers. The onset of symptoms usually begin days after[Read more]

Breastfeeding

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailYou’ve heard that it’s good for you. You’ve heard that it’s good for baby. You’ve probably also heard that it saves both lives AND money. But what do you need to make the choice to breastfeed, and how can you fulfill your breastfeeding goals? In honor of World Breastfeeding[Read more]

Am I Having A Boy Or A Girl? Fun Ways To Tell

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailSo, you have discovered that you are pregnant. Congratulations! The next big question on everyone’s mind is if you are having a boy or a girl. Whether you choose to find out at your ultrasound or wait until the day of the baby’s arrival, these are a few fun[Read more]

DIY Hair Mask

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailRepair Your hair: Yogurt and Honey Mask For damaged, brittle hair, this mask is a life saver. Use full-fat yogurt, which usually has a higher level of protein, a macronutrient that will strengthen and protect weak hair shafts. The lactic acid in yogurt is a natural cleanser that can clear[Read more]

Cure Your Need To Please

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailAre you a people pleaser? Do you find it hard to say “no”? Seeking approval from others by always saying “yes” is not uncommon. We all want to be surrounded by happy people. But if you are always accommodating other people while putting yourself aside, you may be suffering[Read more]

Questions to Ask Your Caregiver During Pregnancy

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailQuestions to Ask Your Caregiver During Pregnancy The excitement of expecting a baby also comes with a lot of questions as you prepare to bring a new little one into the world. When you meet with your caregiver for the first time, you will want to be sure and[Read more]

DIY Dry Hair Mask

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailMoisturize Your Hair: Avocado and Banana Mask Is the salt water and sun leaving your hair dry? This combo can infuse moisture into your beachy hair. The amino acids and citric acids in the banana promote shine and vitality, while the fatty acids and vitamins in the avocado moisturize and improve hair[Read more]

Healthy Summer Skin and Hair Tips

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Check out these natural combinations to nourish your skin and hair this summer. A touch of sunshine for your hair To lighten your hair naturally and without harsh chemicals, use the power of the sun along with either chamomile tea or lemon essential oil. Mix chamomile tea or lemon[Read more]