Pictured above: Nurse Suzie, her mother (Margaret), her sister (Lizzie), and her niece (Virginia).    Growing up, I looked to my grandmother as the picture of “health.” I often say she invented “farm-to-table.” She did grow up on a homestead in Nebraska after all! However, I find my view on health shifts with each year…

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  It is no secret that hormones have an impact on how women feel, but how do their effects change over time? In this article we will break down the relationship between mental health and hormone production at different stages in a woman’s life, and we’ll give some suggestions for managing unwelcome mood swings.   …

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  As we approach the end of another year and the beginning of a new decade, no doubt you are starting to think about goals for the upcoming year and beyond. However, a Forbes article stated that less than 25% of people stay committed to their resolutions after 30 days, and only 8% actually accomplish…

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  What a classic holiday song famously calls “the most wonderful time of the year” can also be the most stressful. Between attending or hosting holiday parties, shopping for gifts, baking, cooking, entertaining, being with friends and family and managing your workload, this time of year can be incredibly overwhelming. If the approaching holiday season…

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4 Ways to Prep for Your First Postpartum Checkup With so many things vying for your attention after giving birth–feedings, diapers, cuddles, sleep and healing–you may be tempted to not give a second’s thought to your first postpartum visit. You may even wish you could skip it altogether, but you shouldn’t. Postpartum care is vital…

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No parent likes to think about their baby getting sick or hurt. You would do whatever it takes to keep that fragile little body as healthy as it can be. But the fact is that illnesses and injuries do happen. For your sake as well as your child’s sake, the most important thing you can…

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The medicine cabinet takes on a whole new personality in all of our homes. For some, it’s exactly as its advertised, suspended above the bathroom sink. For others, a pile of makeup palates on your nightstand, or bottles of supplements in your kitchen cabinet, maybe even tinted moisturizers that have found a home in the…

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  BINTO: Tell us a bit about your daily wellness routine. Full disclosure, my wellness routine is constantly changing!  It’s (literally) my job to try new beauty and wellness products every day so I am always bringing home new products or lab samples to test out. There are a few constants to my daily routine:…

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BINTO: Tell us a bit about your daily wellness routine. On an ideal day, I wake up by 7am, brush my teeth, scrape my tongue and drink 12oz of warm water while gently stretching and/or meditating. Then comes my favorite part of the day – my coffee! I like to add MCT oil, collagen, ghee,…

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