I'm not talking about locking up cabinets and getting electrical outlet covers - I figure I have more time to do that (once he's mobile) - instead, I'm talking about reducing toxic chemicals in the household.Read More
I'm that (annoying) girl who insists on organic and can be a total pain to eat with, or invite over -especially now.
This doesn't look like just a coincidence to me. This comparison comes from Dr. Stephanie Seneff at MIT. In a presentation this past year, she states that "[a]t today's rate, by 2025, one in two children will be autistic".Read More
Sorry Manhattanites, this post is all Brooklyn. I've been living in Brooklyn for 5+ years now, so I do most of my shopping in this borough. Here are 3 great shops for baby, with natural and nontoxic in mind.
You can learn so much by just perusing the websites!Read More
There's no hiding the belly anymore. I'm still getting used to and continuously fascinated by my growing bump.
One of the first pieces of advice I received from a best friend was to: moisturize the belly to avoid stretch marks! I was told this months ago before there was any bump but I diligently followed her instructions and looked for belly balms.Read More
Last week we flew down to Texas for Thanksgiving - where I'm originally from and my family still resides.
As you would have guessed, I opted out of the body scanner and preferred the pat-down instead. Yes, I am well aware that 'they' say the amount of radiation from the body scanner is minimal, you actually receive more radiation from the cosmic radiation from flying at high altitude - but again for me, if there's a choice, I will always choose the safer one.
During my prenatal appointment last Friday, it was time to do that dreaded glucose tolerance test (GTT), a test for gestational diabetes.
All pregnant women are screened for gestational diabetes, which is diabetes (or high blood glucose) that develops during pregnancy from the hormonal changes which may cause some insulin resistance.Read More
This Fall I've been getting the same question over and over: "Serena, what do you use to moisturize your face?" I've been using this delicious oil from Suki for over a year now: pure facial moisture + balancing.Read More
I'm going to keep this short. Last summer, I admit I was watching "The View" and was impressed when I heard Whoopi ranting about high-fructose corn syrup. Wow - national attention...I only hope the housewives of America were listening. High-fructose corn syrup is evil. It's as simple as that.Read More