Tag: holidays

Holiday foods and pregnancy don’t always mix

Holiday foods and pregnancy don’t always mix

This time of year is often filled with family dinners, holiday parties and gatherings full of delicious food and lots of drinks. If you’re pregnant or ...
January – doldrums? extra struggles?

January – doldrums? extra struggles?

No matter how you slice it, January always seems to be a tough month for people. After the holidays, it is hard to get back into the old routine. Some ...
Holiday cocktails and spirits

Holiday cocktails and spirits

Tis the season for yummy eats and alcoholic drinks. I was at a holiday party this past weekend and as wine was being passed around I noticed my friend ...
Pregnant? Have young kids? Learn how to stay safe during the holidays

Pregnant? Have young kids? Learn how to stay safe during the holidays

With a little planning and a few tips, your holidays can be healthy, safe and bright. Fireplaces Roaring fires in your fireplace are a beautiful ...
You’re pregnant, can you drink eggnog?

You’re pregnant, can you drink eggnog?

The answer is yes and no. It depends. Here’s the scoop: Store-bought eggnog Traditionally, eggnog was made with raw eggs, which is not good for ...
Holidays & your child with special needs- tips for the NICU, visiting Santa, dinners & traveling

Holidays & your child with special needs- tips for the NICU, visiting Santa, dinners & traveling

From spending holidays in the NICU, finding developmentally appropriate toys, eating at Grandma's house (without a meltdown!), to visiting Santa in a ...
The holidays are here…

The holidays are here…

Besides the usual stress of pregnancy and getting ready for your baby, the holidays often add more pressure, which can take a toll on your health. Fee ...
Sweet dreams

Sweet dreams

On Christmas eve a few years ago, my colleague, Lindsay, published this post. The sentiment is perfect to capture the wonder of this special day, even ...
Spending holidays in the NICU

Spending holidays in the NICU

If your baby is currently in the NICU, this may not be how you envisioned spending your holidays. The realization that your baby is not home for Hanu ...
Visiting Santa is do-able for kids with special needs

Visiting Santa is do-able for kids with special needs

The sensory challenges experienced by many children can make a visit with Santa impossible, or at best, uncomfortable. From the noise and crowds of a ...