Calm A Mama Blog

Dear Becca: (A Dear So&So Installation)

Dear Becca: (A Dear So&So Installation)

[Dear So&So is a series of intimate letters between strangers that highlights #mentalhealth in #motherhood with a specific focus on #entreprene...
Flower Essences for Mamas & Babes

Flower Essences for Mamas & Babes

Flower essences are scentless and odorless (therefore distinct from essential oils) herbal formulas. Flower essences have an extremely high level...
Winter Wellness

Winter Wellness

Winter weather brings up a ton of challenges for mamas and their families. There are: More germs to fight! Lots of viruses are active in the ...
Because She Won't Sleep

Because She Won't Sleep

The places where I feel her pain hurt most.  I'm especially sensitive to her now, my first-born, after a summer with Lyme Disease and Bell's Pals...
Babies and Car Safety

Babies and Car Safety

  The subject of car safety is one that should be taken very seriously as our lives and the lives of our children may depend on it. The following...
New Mama Meal Plans

New Mama Meal Plans

Now is the perfect time to figure out how to stay healthy. For tips on what to eat and how to prep your meals, read on. . .
In gratitude for winter rest

In gratitude for winter rest

   In conversations with you all in the past few weeks I have heard that REST is a four letter word. That even those of us who SAY they value slo...
First Dentist Visit

First Dentist Visit

There’s a way to make your child’s dental visits pleasantly ordinary and a part of their normal routine. It all starts with their first experience. . .
Under the balsamic moon

Under the balsamic moon

    “I feel so foggy.” I wrote to her, “Nothing seems easy.” Under the Balsamic Moon there is darkness. It’s the withdrawn feelings you fight.  I...
The 'I can’t do it' Moment

The 'I can’t do it' Moment

You’ve labored for 24 hours with contractions every 5 minutes. You’ve danced through them, vocalized and released tension and you feel in control!...
7 Best Eco Baby Shower Gifts

7 Best Eco Baby Shower Gifts

7 Best Eco Baby Shower Gifts Moms, brace yourselves, you’re about to be showered with gifts! That special moment has finally arrived, and it’s tim...
Family Holiday Survival Guide

Family Holiday Survival Guide

Holidays can be hectic, and family time can sometimes feel on edge at times. Here are a couple of things you can do to avoid these situations and have the best Holiday time with the family.