This week marks the 30th anniversary of Postpartum Support International (PSI)! I will be participating in one of their events, a Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder (PMAD) discussion panel, this Friday, May 18th. The mission of Postpartum Support International is to promote awareness, prevention and treatment of mental health issues related to childbearing in … Continue reading Postpartum Support International 30th Anniversary Events – Playing Monopoly with God
Like many parents these days, we live several hours away from our closest family member. Thankfully, modern technology helps us stay in touch and allows Muffin Man to remotely interact with family! In order to help him learn and remember his long-distance family members, I created him this homemade photo album. "Reading" his album is … Continue reading DIY Toddler Photo Albums
Today, my self-worth is not measured in pounds or inches. Health and wellness are important to me, but fitting into an old pair of jeans is not.
We may have found a breakfast that Muffin Man loves more than muffins (gasp!) This breakfast "burrito" is as quick and easy as an omelet, with a sweeter twist! I hope you enjoy this as much as we do Recipe Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook time: 5 minutes Total time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 egg 2 … Continue reading Fruity Breakfast “Burrito”
I recently shared my experience of having a Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder (PMAD) following the birth of my son. In my case, the symptoms appeared while I was still in the hospital and continued, without appropriate treatment, for nearly a year. Upon receiving the intervention I needed, I began my journey to recovery. I … Continue reading Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Did Not Break Me
Below is a healthier twist on a comfort food classic! This recipe is whole-wheat and contains no butter - aside from butternut squash, that is! A great way to work some veggies into a favorite dish. The best part? It will please the whole family! Leave a note and let me know how it turns! … Continue reading Butternut Squash Shells & Cheese
Corn muffins have always been a favorite of mine, particularly on a rainy day! I have worked to create a healthier version of the classic corn muffin, using no butter or refined sugar. This recipe will yield 12 standard muffins. I hope you enjoy! Leave me a note after you try it! RecipePrep Time: 10 minutes Cook … Continue reading Cheesy Corn Muffins