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Snacks & Mouth: Healthy Tips from Dental Health Expert Dr. Melissa Skinner
We are so happy to announce that Dr. Melissa Skinner has joined the North Shore Mama Expert panel as our resident Dental Expert.  This is the first of many informative posts that Melissa will be sharing with us.  Welcome to the team, Melissa ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Snacks & Mouth Healthy Tips... Read more
Starting without slang: Teaching our kids the proper names for their bits
We have a special guest blogging for us today.  Marnie Goldenberg writes a fantastic blog called Sexplainer- Helping you raise sexually intelligent children. Welcome Marnie and thank you so much for this important information! Starting without slang: Teaching our kids the proper names for their bits by Marnie Goldenberg Because... Read more
Healthy eating to help get the best workout results!
Diet And Exercise I don’t know how many times I’ve finished a great workout only to go home and ruin it’s effect with poor eating! As a personal trainer I should know better, but I am also a Chef by trade and love food! For some of us (like... Read more
Sweating for a good cause
A couple of weeks ago, I had the great opportunity to do my first workout with Colin of Fit For life.  Colin put together this fundraising initiative where everyone who came for a workout donated $10 to Basics for Babies.  It was Fit for Life’s first fundraising event and... Read more
Toddlers, Tantrums and Sleep by A Kiss Goodnight
Toddlers, Tantrums and Sleep Imagine this scenario: Your toddler is having a great time playing outside. He’s got his favorite fire truck and he’s rolling it through the dirt.  Now he’s finished playing outside, but not finished playing with that dirty fire truck and wants to bring it inside... Read more
Smashing Plateaus: how to keep your fitness routine fresh
Smashing Plateaus Plateaus are a common occurrence in fitness and can be frustrating to say the least. Generally the biggest gains in strength and most noticeable change in body composition comes within the first 16 weeks. After that, you’ll need to start changing up your routine to challenge different... Read more
Smashing Plateaus: how to keep your fitness routine fresh
Smashing Plateaus Plateaus are a common occurrence in fitness and can be frustrating to say the least. Generally the biggest gains in strength and most noticeable change in body composition comes within the first 16 weeks. After that, you’ll need to start changing up your routine to challenge different... Read more
Dealing with time change and jet lag by A Kiss Goodnight
Travel Tips Part II: Dealing with Time Change and Jet Lag When travelling with little ones, time change and jet lag are often a big concern and some families avoid longer trips so that they don’t have to deal with these issues.  The good news is that you don’t... Read more
Basics for Babies Recap from Fit For Life
I’d like to start by thanking everyone who came out for our basics for babies fundraiser! For those of you who missed it, I will give you a quick run down. We had about 20 little kids running around, some learning karate, some just kicking things. It looked like... Read more
You deserve a break, Mama! (Guest blogger: Multi-Purpose Moms)
I am very excited to welcome Jen McIntyre of Multi-Purpose Moms on North Shore Mama today. Jen is here to talk to all us mamas about finding that balance in life between being a parent and still being ourselves!.Thank you so much for sharing your insight with us, Jen!... Read more