When we think of nurturing healthy habits within our homes, we often focus on our physical wellbeing; getting enough exercise, and brushing our teeth twice a day for example. But what about our family’s mental wellbeing? Today we’re sharing tips on how to foster healthy mental and emotional habits—a commitment that contributes to household happiness in a big way.
The holidays are a wonderful time where we get to see family we haven't seen in awhile, eat some of our favourite foods and show gratitude for those we love! With that said, it can also be somewhat stressful trying to juggle activities and follow traditions. It is therefore important that we create a plan of action now so that we can ensure we are able to stay present and enjoy all of the wonderful things that come with the holiday season.
Here are 5 things you can do to ensure you are happy and healthy this holiday season:
Updated November 14, 2022
Birth doulas are trained and experienced birth professionals providing you non-medical support during your pregnancy, labour, childbirth.
Doulas support you with personalized one-on-one care and are just a text or phone call away. Want help preparing for labour and creating a birth plan? Your doula is there for you. Awake at 2 AM and wondering if you’re actually in labour? Your doula is there for you. Still have questions after leaving your midwife or OBGYN's office? Your doula is there to listen and support you.
Here are 5 reasons why you should hire a birth doula.
Updated November 12, 2022
Sometimes it can feel like your mind is in ten different places at once; analyzing past events, daydreaming about future plans, solving tough problems, and planning for tomorrow! Your kids may not have the same responsibilities that you do as a parent, but we guarantee their young minds are swimming with dozens of muddled thoughts, especially by day’s end. Helping your child bring awareness to their thoughts and feelings can help them work through all the ‘mind clutter’, and foster their sense of stability and clarity.
The good news is you don’t have to be a mindfulness guru to help guide your kids into greater awareness—there are some great mindfulness books on the market today, designed just for kids!
Not sure how to choose the right read for your Little One? Here are four things to consider before adding a new text to the family bookshelf.