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Top Essentials for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Last week we asked our followers to share their favorite Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Essentials. Here is what they had to say! PregnancyBelly Butter  - Earth Mama - Burt's Bees - Tubby Todd - Mother Love - Badger Belly Oil - SheaMoisture - Honest Co.  - Bio Oil Prenatal Vitamins - Garden of Life - Naturelo - Vitafusion - Pink Stork - Thorne - Baby Booster - Rainbow Light - Naturemade - Mama Bird - Olly Maternity Wear Brand - Baobei - Belly Band - Seraphine - Target - Old Navy - Motherhood Maternity Meditation App - Freya - The Bump - Expectful - MegaFood Baby  BreastfeedingNipple Balm - Earth Mama - Mother Love - Honest Co - Lansinoh - Bamboobies -...

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6 Remote-Learning Tips (From a Teacher)

With most school districts across the country turning to remote learning, that leaves a heavy workload and responsibility for parents. Teachers are working tirelessly to support families from a distance, but we can only do so much. Here are my top 8 recommendations for supporting a healthy remote-learning/homeschool setting and keeping your child (and you) happy.  1. Make your own schedule. It is important to not try to replicate a typical school day. Stay on track with live class meeting times and maintain a routine, but do so in a way that follows what your child needs and how they learn best. Let them sleep in! Take breaks! Make sure they have time for movement/exercise every day and don't push them when...

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Sweet Potato Oatmeal Blender Bread from Sunday Bakers

  Sweet Potato Oatmeal Blender Bread (makes 6-8 servings)Prep Time: 1 hour 10 minutesBake Time: 55-60 minutes Ingredients -1 medium-size sweet potato (baked and cooled)-1 tsp vanilla extract-½ cup olive oil-2 eggs-½ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk-½ cup of coconut sugar-2 ½ cups oatmeal-2 tsp baking powder-1 tsp salt-2-3 tsp ground cinnamon-3 TBS ground flax seed-1 TBS Oat Mama Brewer’s Yeast Directions1. Ahead of time (this can be done the day before), bake the sweet potato by poking holes in the skin with a sharp knife, wrapping the potato in foil, and baking in the oven at 400 degrees until soft and baked all the way through. This takes approximately 1 hour. 2. Allow the sweet potato to cool (if prepping...

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Lemon Zucchini Oat Muffins from Sunday Bakers

Lemon Zucchini Oat Muffins from Sunday Bakers(w/optional directions to prepare in a blender)Makes approx. 10 servingsPrep Time: 20 minutesCook Time: Approx. 22-25 minutesIngredients:- I cup zucchini puree- ½ cup Vanilla Greek Yogurt (or plain Greek yogurt with 1 tsp vanilla extract)- Zest and juice of 1 lemon- 2 eggs- ¾ cup coconut sugar or regular sugar- 2 ½ cups oats or 2 ½ cups oat flour- 2 tsp baking powder- ½ tsp salt- 3 TBS flax seed- 2 TBS Oat Mama Brewer’s YeastDirections:Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray. Zest and juice 1 lemon. Set aside.If using a high-powered blender to prepare the muffins:Add 1 cup chopped zucchini and process until zucchini is consistency...

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