• health and wellness,  Product Reviews

    Making the Gut Health Connection

    This post was written in partnership with Moms Meet and Gut Connection from Country Life. All content and opinions are my own. “All disease begins in the gut.” – Hippocrates Over 2,000 years ago, Hippocrates made this bold statement. While science and medicine are still figuring out the validity of this statement, for me, my gut has a huge impact on how I am feeling overall. I was recently introduced to a new line of products called Gut Connection from Country Life. Country Life’s Gut Connection connects the gut to individual health issues that matter using a range of scientifically formulated supplements. An unbalanced gut can lead to bloating, digestive discomfort and…

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    How to Start Toddlers on their Mindfulness Practice

    Life with toddlers can be hectic and overwhelming. Oftentimes, there is so much to do that it is hard for me to be present and grounded. For toddlers, understanding the value in quieting ourselves and finding awareness in where we are and what we are doing is a foreign concept, but it is never too early to introduce the little ones to the importance of a mindfulness practice. This post was written in partnership with Moms Meet and Zafooz. All content and opinions are my own. What is Mindfulness? According to the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, mindfulness is “maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily…