Don’t forget to mention how great it is.... In a world full of information, images, realness we are more exposed to the “details” then ever before. Pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and parenting is no exception! Yes there are things postpartum that I still hear parents say “I wish someone had told me” or “I had… Continue reading Don’t forget to mention how great it is….a love letter to new parents
Dr. Dana Poeta, DC, MA Did you know that chiropractic care during pregnancy is extremely safe? Not only is it safe but it actually has many benefits for both the mother and baby. Webster is a prenatal chiropractic technique that is taught by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA). As a Webster Certified Chiropractor, I… Continue reading Dr. Dana Poeta talks: Prenatal Chiropractic Care, Flipping Breech Babies and Webster Technique
I did a thing today…I registered my first baby for Kindergarten. I tend to get emotional about milestones but I will be honest this one is really hitting me hard. It is the most cliché thing in the world to say…but can time seriously slow down?! Parents constantly comment on how quickly time goes by… Continue reading Ready for Kindergarten?
It's NOT the work...it's the worry! It’s not the piles of laundry, the making meals, the picking up toys, the million car seat buckle ups, diaper changes, brushing teeth and washing hair..it’s not the bedtime stories, the million questions, the playdates, the drop-offs or the rocking babies to sleep….I mean yes all these things are… Continue reading It’s not the work…It’s the worry!
We all know mom guilt is real! I do my best to fight it but I often find myself feeling torn…and far too often I am too hard on myself. A perfect example happened just this week…it was a day both kids (ages 3 &1.5) were home all day and my littlest was sick...like super… Continue reading Maybe your best…is good enough.
Tis a Season Let’s face it kids are notorious for changing the best made plans…and believe it or not sometimes even the magic of Christmas isn’t enough to make all the stars align to have an awesome day. I learned this the hard way! I was SOOOO excited for my daughter’s first Christmas, I had… Continue reading Tis A season
There are a variety of reasons why a baby might be born via C-Section, sometimes this is a last minute change in plans and sometimes a C-Section is the plan from very early on in the pregnancy. In the case of a planned C-Section there is a lot of predictability, you may know months in… Continue reading Birth Affirmations for Caesarean
I always say everyone’s journey to and through parenthood is different and I pride myself in supporting families on whatever that journey may be…but what does this really mean? This week in particular my discussions with very different families in various stages of their journey has really highlighted what this means and how important it is. Some women’s… Continue reading A Perfectly Imperfect Journey…
Don’t forget Dad. Dad, we see you... We see you in the delivery room exhausted, excited and emotional.... We see the relief wash over you when the long wait ends and everybody is ok.... We see you put on a reassuring smile when you have to go back to work just days after your baby is born, pretending… Continue reading Dad, we see you…
It’s that time of year again.. time to “fall back” and change the clocks. A whole extra hour of glorious sleep... haha just kidding you’re a parent! It’s actually amazing how reliably my youngest wakes up at 5:50am on the dot! So, while the clocks turning back used to mean an extra hour in bed… Continue reading It’s that TIME again; Dealing with the Dreaded Time Change…