Posts tagged: Health + Wellness

  • Brushing Baby's Teeth: How and When to Start

    Brushing Baby's Teeth: How and When to Start
    No teeth? No problem. While it’s never too late to establish good oral hygiene habits, there are a couple things you can do even before your little one’s first tooth makes an appearance. We sat down with Dr. Fatina, renowned board certified pediatric dentist and mom, to answer your most pressing baby brushing questions. 

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  • We've Got You Covered: Everything You Need to Know About Face Masks for Kids

    We've Got You Covered: Everything You Need to Know About Face Masks for Kids
    We get it. It's tricky enough to get your kids to wash their hands properly and avoid touching their face. Now, the CDC is recommending that children over the age of two should wear face masks that cover their nose and mouth when in public settings. Easier said than done, right? 

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  • 18 Ways to Treat Yourself from Mom Founded Brands 

    18 Ways to Treat Yourself from Mom Founded Brands 
    Whether it’s a subscription for healthy smoothies or virtual workouts, an at-home DIY manicure kit or the most comfy bra you’ve ever laid your hands on, you deserve that extra pick-me-up and treat this month. And, with products starting at $9, you don’t need to spend a fortune to do so. So, support yourself by getting some great goodies and support other great mamas in the process! 

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  • How to Sew a Face Mask For Kids

    How to Sew a Face Mask For Kids
    Let's face it. In today's world, you can't be too careful. The latest from the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) is that they recommend the use of cloth face coverings when out and about in order to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. And, that goes for kids too. If you're unable to get your hands on a mask, don't fret. We've got you covered. Below is a step-by-step visual guide to sewing masks for your family, friends, and community (safe to wear for ages 3+)! First things...

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  • Baby On The Way? Here's What You Need to Know as it Relates to The Pandemic

    Baby On The Way? Here's What You Need to Know as it Relates to The Pandemic
    Expecting or have a newborn at home? You’re not alone. Thousands of expecting and new parents throughout the country are figuring out how to navigate a new world with the presence of COVID-19 in it. And, we all have a lot of questions.We sat down with New York City-based OB-GYN, Dr. Jaqueline Worth, author of The New Rules of Pregnancy and Jada Shapiro, founder of boober and Birth Day Presence to discuss how our lives have changed in the wake of COVID-19 and what to expect if you’re pregnant or...

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  • How to Explain the Pandemic to Your Kids

    How to Explain the Pandemic to Your Kids
    Monica + Andy resident pediatrician, Dr. Payal Adhikari, @MommyPMD sat down (virtually!) with us to answer all your pressing questions including everything from visitor guidelines to how to explain the pandemic to your kiddos. Tune into Monica + Andy’s  Instagram live story every Monday at 12pm CST as Dr. Payal Adhikari will be back to answer your questions live and share her perspective on COVID-19 updates. *Recorded via IGTV on April 13, 2020. Please note facts and recommendations are evolving daily. One Fun Thing My mom sent me a video...

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  • Expecting? Here’s what you need to know as it relates to COVID-19

    Expecting? Here’s what you need to know as it relates to COVID-19
    Expecting or have a newborn at home? You’re not alone. Thousands of expecting and new parents throughout the country are figuring out how to navigate a new world with the presence of COVID-19 in it. And, we all have a lot of questions. We sat down with New York City-based OB-GYN, Dr. Jaqueline Worth, author of The New Rules of Pregnancy and Jada Shapiro, founder of boober and Birth Day Presence to discuss how our lives have changed in the wake of COVID-19 and what to expect if you’re pregnant...

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  • COVID-19: Updates for Expecting Parents

    COVID-19: Updates for Expecting Parents
    As we continue to learn more about Coronavirus each day, we’ll keep our community of expecting parents updated with the latest pregnancy and delivery related news. Check back here regularly to discover up-to-date answers to your most pressing questions. Updates and news provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization and NYC-based Dr. Jaqueline Worth, OBGYN and co-author of The New Rules of Pregnancy.Plus, Dr. Worth is on hand to answer your questions LIVE. Review the M+A Classes + Events Calendar for details on how to tune...

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  • How to Answer Your Child's Questions about COVID-19

    How to Answer Your Child's Questions about COVID-19
    This is a confusing time for adults, let alone children who are trying to understand and navigate all the changes in their new world due to COVID-19. Our resident pediatrician, Dr. Payal Adhikari, @MommyPMD sat down (virtually!) with kids ranging from ages 3-years-old to 9-years-old to answer their most pressing questions related to the virus. If you have inquisitive little ones, the below might help you explain all the questions that are coming your way (and turns out we can all learn a little something from Dr. Payal’s answers!). Tune...

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  • Immunity Boosters & The Healthiest Foods To Have in Your Home Now

    Immunity Boosters & The Healthiest Foods To Have in Your Home Now
    While it can be easy and comforting to grab for the chips when you're social distancing, it's important to focus on the items that will help you maintain a healthy immune system. Integrative Nutritionist and Celebrity Health Coach, Karina Heinrich weighs in on her top pantry picks and favorite super foods to stay healthy while at home. “There’s not a lot we can control right now but we can control what we are putting in our mouths, our thoughts and the energies we are giving off. The most important thing...

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