We took the family away this weekend for a quick local vacation. It’s finally starting to feel like spring, which called for the perfect Easter holiday getaway. Spring break is always challenging for our family because of the different schools and schedules. We never seem to all be off at the same time. I love local vacations, no airports and no time wasted in travel. La Costa … [Read more...] about Mommy Found the Easter Bunny!
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The Pilates Method Alliance (PMA), a not-for-profit professional organization for Pilates, points out that more Americans are practicing Pilates as a way to condition their bodies and improve their physiques. Pilates, a low-impact exercise program appropriate for women of all ages and fitness levels, involves a succession of smooth movements, which integrate both stretching and … [Read more...] about Benefits of Pilates Exercises
Celeb moms and dads seem to swoon over all things organic nowadays, especially food. From vegan and macrobiotic diets, to fad foods like pomegranates and acai juice, it seems like Hollywood always finds new, hip ways to make food seem less fun and more functional. Angelina Jolie is known for eating healthy (her staple is fresh sushi), Gwyneth Paltrow follows a strict, … [Read more...] about Want Your Kid to Go Organic and Uber-Healthy? Do As the Celebu-Moms Do
Misogyny in healthcare is a real problem. But it doesn’t stop there. A new mother contacted me in my office a few days ago. I spoke with this pleasant young woman in person for nearly a half hour, far beyond the free 10 minute consults I usually do. Here’s why: Women’s pain and suffering is LARGELY not ACKNOWLEDGED or well cared for in healthcare. And worse, often the … [Read more...] about Misogyny in Healthcare (& Beyond) Hurts Us All
It's almost Mother's Day so it's definitely time to give some hints to help out your kids/partner or to shop for your own mom. Here are a few ideas we would love to receive - practical but cool! We all could drink more water, so why not enliven your water with GEMS! Yep, ViA is GemWater-To-Go - it's a premium glass bottle with a hand-crafted pod full of gems. Fill with … [Read more...] about Mother’s Day Gifts You’ll Really Like