Failure to Thrive: When the System Fails the Mother

Failure to Thrive: When the System Fails the Mother by Jo Maselli I still have a screenshot of my son’s growth chart from the day we were sent for an emergency consultation with a pediatric nutrition specialist because he had developed failure to thrive (FTT, a term healthcare professionals use to describe when a child is not gaining weight at … Read More

The PMS Tea That Also Helps With Covid-Rage

The PMS Tea That Also Helps With Covid-Rage We spoke to vegan chef and blogger Charlise Rookwood about a lot of things on our recent IG Live, but one of the things that stood out was how — even if you’re a glowing wellness influencer, the Covid wall can come for you, too. No matter how many sage sticks you … Read More

(nsfmg) Supports The Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021 {Giveaway}

(nsfmg) Supports The Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021 {Giveaway} by Alexis Barad-Cutler, founder, (nsfmg) “The outcomes that we have are not predestined. They are the result of policy choices,” Senator Cory Booker stated earlier this week, when lawmakers introduced a historic piece of legislation aimed at combating the significant health inequities that Black mothers face across the country. … Read More

Be Your Own Hype Woman

Be Your Own Hype Woman by Alexis Barad-Cutler, Founder Everyone seems to be feeling at least a little anxious right now. My friend recently told me that what helps her little girls fall asleep more easily these days is telling them nice things about themselves at bedtime: “You’re a kind person. I love the way you play with your sister. … Read More

The Imaginary Hotel Room Where Mom Wishes Come True

The Imaginary Hotel Room Where Mom Wishes Come True by Alexis Barad-Cutler This piece was originally published for Motherly on May 9, 2018. Looking to splurge beyond the ho-hum engraved jewelry, flowers, and breakfast in bed this Mother’s Day? Give the Superwoman in your life the gift of her dreams by sending her for a night (or three) to a place where … Read More