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Health and Fitness

  • Introduction of Solids: Baby Led Weaning

    I am so excited to be writing this post. Other food posts: Toddler Mealtime | Vegetable Soup | Baby Solids: What we cook  | Baby Solids Gear Baby Led Weaning ( BLW) has been one of the…

  • Your postpartum hair and make up questions

    As I was writing the postpartum beauty routine post, I realized how much it changed from before and during pregnancy and how I was struggling to find new routines that were…

  • 7 activities to do with your infant {0-6 months}

    Looking back to the early months of Alexis life, one of the hardest things for me ( and my husband even more) was thinking of age-appropriate activities to do with Alexis. I wanted…

  • Cloth Diapering: Part II

    {the photos in this post were taken at 3 months} So if you read this post, you know that we started cloth diapering Alexis in the beginning and then decided for…

  • Follow up to the breastfeeding post.

    Also read: Birth Story Part I Birth Story Part II Reflections on Birth Experience Breastfeeding Journey Breastfeeding Products that Helped  First of all, I’d like to thank you all for such…

  • Best for Baby: Lavanila Baby Care

    LAVANILA Today I bring to you a line of baby skin care products from Lavanila, a healthy skin care brand. I was first introduced to it as a company that makes…

  • What we eat and what we cook

    I’ve been asked to post our usual meals multiple times. There are quite a few reasons why it took me this long to get around to it, and why this post…

  • How To Protect Yourself From America’s ‘New’ Drinking Water Toxins

    I  just read an article that I just couldn’t NOT share with you guys. http://news.yahoo.com/protect-yourself-americas-drinking-water-toxins-132357425.html EPA is finally tackling our tap water supply. These chemicals left unregulated by the previous administration…

  • Safe Skin Routine for Pregnancy

    Let me tell you something, ladies! It is a BITCH to find super natural, super safe things to use when you’re pregnant ( and not). You buy teratogenically  tested line of pregnancy…

  • Water Filter

    I’ve been meaning to write about water quality during pregnancy and water filters for a while now. One of the first steps we took to avoid any toxic products once we…

  • Epigenetics and Prenatal Development

    As I continue to seek out and read books about prenatal development and epigenetics ( in my words, a study of how genes get turned on and off without changing DNA…

  • GET FIT GET HEALTHY CHALLENGE WEEK 17

    RULES: 1. If you haven’t yet, join the challenge here: GET FIT and GET HEALTHY 2. Every Saturday come back to The Art of Making a Baby and ShutterMama to read…

  • GET FIT GET HEALTHY GET CONFIDENT – WEEK 15

    RULES: 1. If you haven’t yet, join the challenge here: GET FIT and GET HEALTHY 2. Every Saturday come back to The Art of Making a Baby and ShutterMama to read the…

  • GET FIT and HEALTHY WEEK 14

    RULES: 1. If you haven’t yet, join the challenge here: GET FIT and GET HEALTHY 2. Every Saturday come back to The Art of Making a Babyand ShutterMama to read the…

  • GET FIT WEEK 13

    RULES: 1. If you haven’t yet, join the challenge here: GET FIT and GET HEALTHY 2. Every Saturday come back to The Art of Making a Babyand ShutterMama to read the…

  • Supplements – Get Fit, Get Healthy Week 12

    RULES: 1. If you haven’t yet, join the challenge here: GET FIT and GET HEALTHY 2. Every Saturday come back to The Art of Making a Babyand ShutterMama to read the…