Why I’m limiting my meat and dairy intake!

New mama wellness whole food plant based diet
Last week I binge watched food documentaries on Netflix. It all started because someone in my DPP class asked about alternatives to meat-based proteins and I remembered watching Forks over Knives a while ago and thought I could get some inspiration. Eeek, did I get some inspiration… after watching Food Inc, Forks over Knives and Vegucated I texted Aaron and told him we were all going Vegan and that I was going to throw out any animal products in the house. Ha!

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Cleaning house without chemicals

New mama wellness cleaning without chemicals

Cleaning my house is not something I look forward to. There are some people in my life that absolutely LOVE to clean and get immense joy from a thorough cleaning (like my grandma and my friend Rosa). It always feels like work I don’t want to do. However, now that I am a homeowner, I do take pride in what my home looks like when other people come over. This is usually when I do my best cleaning ha! Continue reading

Its Now or Never

The New Year is always a time for reflection and renewal. With the start of a new year come new intentions and goals. 2014 brought so many life changes for me- I became a mother, a homeowner and also became unemployed. Motherhood has been nothing less than incredible- literally you would not believe all the changes to your body, heart and perspective. Although having a new baby is a wonderful, mind-blowing and miraculous gift-  it wasn’t a seamless transition Continue reading