5 Essential Yoga Poses for New Moms

New moms tend to have a lot on their plate. Not only are they figuring out how to raise an entirely new human, but they are also reconciling this novel responsibility with a vague resemblance of normal life and a dramatically altered sleeping schedule. Naturally, new mothers might feel they lack time to take for themselves whether that be through exercise, relaxation or fun. Yoga is an excellent opportunity to combine all three and can be done easily. At home, in any spare 20 minutes, they may be able to catch while the baby is sleeping or with another caregiver. Pregnancy, birth and childcare can be tough on the body and the mind, which is why we’ve specially selected some yoga poses with new mothers in mind to alleviate anxiety and stress as well as help with much-needed recovery and strengthening.

How to Teach Sustainability From a Young Age

All the way back during the Industrial Revolution, high-profile names like Adam Smith and David Hume were already speaking out against a failure to protect the natural world that we live in. 

In more recent years, the threat of a rapidly changing climate and the importance of sustainable living have been even more keenly felt as bigwig personalities, like Robert Downey Jr., have continued the push to save the planet through modern technology. 

7 Gender-Neutral Alternatives to a Gender Reveal Party

While gender reveal parties are a staple of many pregnancy journeys, you may be looking for a new alternative to an old tradition. Though these parties only recently sprung up in popularity, they tend to uphold outdated gender roles. Pink and blue are lovely shades — but many people become wrapped up in assigning traits, personalities, and even colors to babies based on their sex. Gender is more about personal expression, making the name ironically inaccurate from the start.

Busy Parents Will Love These 8 Fast and Easy Recipes for Kids

It’s a lot to handle, which might make food the last thing on your mind — or it would be if your kids hadn’t learned to ask what’s for dinner every day around 11 a.m.

In those moments when you can’t imagine finding time to cook a big meal, try one of these eight fast recipes for busy parents. They’ll only take a few minutes of your time so you can get back to loving your kids.