Cool Sites for Cool Parents

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailGot some time to kill online? Grab your iPad and surf on over to these sites to do some discovering & navigate through school lunches, crafts for the kids and what to wear for you…among other things! Weelicious.com Created by ex-model and Mom to two, this site offers you[Read more]

Heartburn & Pregnancy

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHeartburn during pregnancy usually begins during the first trimester and becomes continually worse through the second and third trimesters. The American College of Gastroenterology recommends the following tips to help reduce the symptoms of heartburn. • Avoid eating late at night or before going to bed. Tomatoes, citrus, greasy[Read more]

The Different Birth Choices for You

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Finding out you are pregnant can be the most important discovery of your life.  There are many decisions to be made including where this child is to be born and who will be at the birth. On the island of Maui and Hawaii in general, there are basically[Read more]

BPA on Receipts

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailBisphenol-A (BPA)Bisphenol A a chemical widely used in plastic bottles and in the linings of food cans can mimic actions of estrogen, a reproductive hormone. Linked to fetal developmental problems, obesity, and even cancer, this estrogen-mimicking chemical was recently banned in Canada. Several recent studies have found significant traces[Read more]

Announcing Your Pregnancy at Work

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail  Tips for Announcing Your Pregnancy at Work 1. Try not to announce your pregnancy until after the first trimester – when pregnancies become more viable. 2. Don’t wait until you’re showing because speculation will rise; let your supervisor know first rather than finding it out from co-workers. 3.[Read more]

Chronic Inflammation

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail When we have colds or infections in our body inflammation is a result of increased blood flow which brings with it an army of “good” immune cells to battle the infection. Chronic inflammation happens when the immune cells stay active and begin battling heathy parts of our bodies.[Read more]

A BIRTH PLAN

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail First time mothers and women who may have had a difficult first birth may be worried about the labor and birth of their child. Having a birth plan can give women the structure and ease they need in order to relax into a process that is uncontrollable in[Read more]

SAVE YOUR YARD AND SAVE WATER

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailSmart Landscape Watering Practices Most of us are well aware that Maui is currently experiencing a drought. Because we are so dependent on mother nature for water, the lack there of is reason enough to conserve as much of this precious resource as possible. As major participators in the[Read more]

Attitude & Beauty

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailMany women are constantly looking for the secret to beauty. It may be an outfit, a hairstyle, a pair of shoes, a facial wash or toner, a new makeup ensemble or application technique. But it’s much simpler than that and still harder to embody. We hear about the beauty[Read more]