5 energizing Ice Cubes To Make For Labor (& Morning Sickness)

5 energizing Ice Cubes To Make For Labor (& Morning Sickness)

I shared a post on facebook about some simple, but very effective, coconut water ice cubes for labor that ended up being most most popular post to date. I wanted to write a follow up blog to share more information with additional options, because as I experienced first hand, you never know what scents and flavors will appeal to you during labor. So it’s best to have two or more of these different ice cube flavors prepped ahead of time. 

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Coffee Alternatives For The Sleep Deprived Mother

Coffee Alternatives For The Sleep Deprived Mother

I’ve never been much of a coffee drinker, but after having a baby I welcomed the occasional pick-me-up after a sleepless night. A morning cup of coffee soon became a daily ritual and I knew deep down that it wasn’t serving me. Instead of making me an energized supermom, coffee was leaving me anxious, jittery, and much less patient. 

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Refreshing Watermelon Slushy

Refreshing Watermelon Slushy

On one particularly hot day recently, my husband said he was craving a Slurpee. He doesn't have a sweet tooth, so it was pretty uncharacteristic of him. I knew I could create something much tastier... and much healthier. This slushy is energizing and refreshing and the coconut water included contains electrolytes to help you keep hydrated in the summer heat. It also makes a fantastic virgin margarita for expecting mamas! 

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Homemade Almond Milk

Homemade Almond Milk

guest post by Eve from www.underthebigfirtree.com 

I recently met with Carley for a nutrition consultation. I’ve been feeling like I need to switch things up. As a new mama I’ve not been feeling like myself very much lately. She was wonderful and so incredibly knowledgeable. After everything she said, I responded with “That’s interesting.” “That’s really interesting.” “Hmm interesting.” Nutrition is so cool!

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