Do babies need tummy time?

Today I spoke with Stephanie Johnson, of Sage Education Center in South Minneapolis. She is a wealth of knowledge for expecting and new parents, and a saving grace for those whose children are older and in need of Developmental Movement. Having worked with moms and babies for fifteen years, I know the importance of holding […]

Chiropractic for Kids

Chiropractic for kids has been such a life saver for our family.  When we look at our family’s wellness and the modalities we us among the natural healthcare field, chiropractic care is in the top 3. Both of our girls have been adjusted almost every two weeks since birth.  This has been an immense benefit […]

Gluten Free Holiday Baking

On Saturday I spent part of the day with my sister, niece, nephew and mom as we baked Christmas goodies.  I had no plans of bringing anything home that wasn’t gluten free, so I brought a couple easy recipes to throw together that our family would enjoy. Pumpkin Breakfast Bars from Lithe Wellness Solutions and […]

In the Spirit of Giving

This year I made holiday shopping so easy on myself.  With little to no hand-mades (insert guilty mama here) for the youngin’s, I sat in my pajamas eating a bowl of apple crisp and had a little date with a few favorites (namely Amazon, Nova Natural and LL Bean). Last year at this time I […]

Let’s Talk Kids: an Interview with Candi Walz

One of the things I am all about here at My Healthy Beginning is sharing of the amazing resources I have come across, from near and far. A little over a year ago I met Candi Walz  in a leadership development course and we instantly hit it off.  A few months later, Let’s Talk Kids […]

FREE Pregnancy Online Conference

Psst…you’ll want to jog on over to this page to check out (AND register for) the FREE Empower Your Pregnancy Online Conference. See you there! (giggle)

Let’s Talk Kids: an Interview with Candi Walz

A little over a year ago I met Candi Walz at a leadership development course.  We hit it off instantly and I learned about a little idea she had to support moms in educating their littles ones. Three or four months later, Let’s Talk Kids was born, and they exhibited at the My Healthy Beginning […]

Quick and healthy breakfast idea: oatmeal baked muffin

You know breakfast is the most important meal, right?  It’s the one that kickstarts our metabolism, gets our bellies thinking about what healthy foods we’ll eat next in our day and gives us the energy to do what we do as moms. I have a handy breakfast meal routine we follow every week and it […]

The Benefits of Probiotic Use with Children

For those of you who have followed me back from these days, you’ll know we’ve always used probiotics.  They are beneficial to our health in many ways.  At the time I didn’t think I’d see the benefit in starting probiotics on infants, and of course, due to our experience when Sunny was a baby, we […]

What I’m up to right now

For those of you who follow me on Facebook, you know that my site went down with 2 million other sites during Hurricane Sandy. 350,000 of them came back up with only minor repairs necessary. One (and only one) completely vanished-that would be mine. What I’m up to right now: -staying as zen as possible […]