All posts by: Sarah Creel, PhD

Pandemic Activities for Babies

Stuck looking for good sensory activities for babies while stuck at home? We've got you covered with educational ideas that will entertain parents too!... Read More

Why Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality Make Patient Empowerment Essential for Black Mothers

Have you ever been in a medical situation where you wish you’d known how to advocate for yourself? Speak up? Be heard? This is why patient empowerment is so important.... Read More

Rachel’s Pandemic Birth Story

I hate being pregnant. I had my first child at age 33 via labor induction, which ultimately led to 22 hours of labor, 2 of which were spent pushing, only... Read More

Inexpensive Maternity Clothes: Where to Buy + Must Haves You Need

As if it’s not enough that you’re literally growing another human being, now that you’re pregnant, you also have to dress the body that’s housing that growing human. This can... Read More

How to Choose a Baby Name

Let’s face it: naming a child is probably one of the most stressful things you’ll do as you prepare for their arrival. Some parents have names chosen before conception, while... Read More

Five Tips for Teaching Kids Empathy + Evidence-Based Activities

It’s hard to feel like you’re winning as a mom; mom guilt is constant, toddlers throw tantrums, life is hard. But one thing that makes most moms feel successful? Seeing... Read More

Can’t Sleep Due to Anxiety? 7 Tips from an Insomnia Expert

During this time of extreme uncertainty, many of us are struggling to sleep. If you’re like me, you fall asleep easily but wake up at about 3am thinking of whatever... Read More

Fun & Delicious St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids

St Patrick’s day is fast approaching, and we are so excited to share these St Patrick’s ideas for kids! We’ve partnered with one of our favorite food bloggers, Jessica at... Read More

Fun and Easy Kids Valentine Party Ideas

Valentine’s day is upon us, and for those of us who procrastinate (or who are just really busy), it’s JUST ABOUT TIME TO PANIC. But, fret ye not, mamas of... Read More

2 Fun & Festive Holiday Party Ideas for Kids

The holidays are basically oversaturated with opportunities for kids to eat wayyy too much sugar and run around like tiny crazy people. Perhaps this year you’re feeling the festivities, or... Read More