7 Ways to Encourage a Healthy Body Image in Girls—and Boys!

This story was contributed by Tamsin Jordan, MS, RD. Follow her @nutritionbytamsin. We all want our kids to be happy and healthy. A large part of that is encouraging them to love themselves just the way they are.  Unfortunately, the societal pressure on children to...

Cheers to Your Heath: The Wellness Benefits of Wine!

  Before we get started, let’s be clear–no doctor, researcher, or wellness expert of any kind would argue that heavy drinking is good for anyone. And moms have to be particularly careful when and how much we drink, from the obvious (keeping kiddos safe) to the...

Coronavirus: How to Protect Your Family

  Coronavirus. We’ve all been hearing a lot about it—and seeing some pretty dramatic images and stats in the news—but what exactly is it, and how concerned should we be? By definition, a coronavirus is common virus that causes relatively harmless cold...

Getting In Shape Down There After Childbirth

by Caryn McAllister, PT, DPT / President & CEO of High Quality Home Therapy After giving birth, your new bundle will naturally be your top priority. But as they say on airplanes, you need to put your oxygen mask on first. It’s vital to consider your own postpartum...

How I Practice Self-Care: New Ideas from The Local Moms Network

We’ve all heard that taking care of yourself as a mom—aka self-care—is important. You can’t pour from an empty cup…you have to put your oxygen mask on first…etc., etc. The thing is, this is so much easier said than done. It’s almost as if when you give birth and first...

Summer Farmers Market Round-Up

The warmer months in the northeast mean more options for fresh produce. Since becoming a mom, I realized how fun farmers markets and farm stands can be with kids. I mean if they pick it out themselves, doesn’t it mean the vegetable has a better chance of getting...