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Celebrating You

Gratitude During the Holidays Oh girl! Yeah, the holidays are approaching and I feel exhausted already. I need to send out my “Holiday cards” I got two weeks ago, still laying on top of a pile of things to do. I made several attempts to get it down in the last days, but the amount of emails to organize the end of the year celebration at my child’s school took all the “little” time I have available. Plus, I don’t even know what to say! HELP! Let us help you connect to […]
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    10 questions to know if you are suffering from Postpartum Depression

10 questions to know if you are suffering from Postpartum Depression

After giving birth to my daughter I suffered from a certain depression. A weird  sadness would show up unexpectedly.  I couldn’t grasp why I would switch from total extasy when holding my baby to total despair two minutes later.  Checking with my doctor I learned that I was suffering from baby blues, a very common phase that around 85% of mothers experience. Its symptoms include: mood changes, anxiety, confusion, irritability, and appetite disturbance. They manifested in me as they usually do, starting 2 days after the birth and lasting for about 10 to 14 days. After that I started to feel better; tired by […]

Celebrating Mother’s Month

The perfect Gift for mothers to be Blooming together, “…made my days during pregnancy much more soothing.” Being pregnant happened a little bit unexpectedly, although it had been only two months earlier when we started imagining we could have a baby together. During the time of thinking about being pregnant, I found Blooming Together and kept in mind that this would be handy if I became pregnant. So I found myself on a Friday night in the emergency room because of nausea and dizziness. That’s when the doctor was congratulating me. From there, our journey of blooming together as […]

15 things to know and plan before the birth-day!

When we are first-time expecting mothers, we are usually a bit nervous about not forgetting anything that may make the birth-day perfect! We actually focus so much on the birth-day that we tend to forget to get ready for what’s coming next. Who can get ready for that anyway, right? Well here are 15 things I did -and some of them I simply regret not having done- that may turn the birth and postnatal period into a smoother and more enjoyable experience. They  will surely give you more time and energy to better bond with your baby: 1. A […]

Vaccines

Awakening the Critical Thinker The purpose of today’s blog is to continue the conversation on vaccines that for some of us started more than a decade ago. We want to present you with different articles and points of view to inspire your critical thinker. We won’t tell you what to think or what to do.  The decision about what is best for your kids is yours. But we want to look at some of the issues that are coming up to increase the awareness on vaccine’s safety Vaccines can save lives, there is no question about […]