Category Archives: HEALTH, FITNESS & BEAUTY

Pregnant In a Pandemic: A Survival Guide For Boca Moms-To-Be

Welcome to pregnancy! Who doesn’t love those body changes and aches, the constant urge to pee, food cravings and aversions, the beaming (searing?) South Florida sun… And now, it’s all in the midst of a pandemic! Let’s add in masks, social distancing and a very odd state of affairs to the mix…and here we are as budding Boca moms-to-be!

While your journey through pregnancy may not look exactly how you envisioned it, the reward at the end of this incredibly strange year(s) is pretty much the best gift you’ll ever receive! {There IS a light (and a cocktail) at the end of the tunnel!}

But that doesn’t stop the stress, the over-thinking, and the desperate need to plan every last detail in a world that currently allows for NO planning! (Thanks for nothing, C*VID!) Luckily, as a veteran Boca mom, I can prepare you along with the help of the experts prior to activating your membership to the best club you’ll ever join. I spoke to the baby whisperers over at Boca VIPediatrics and together, we compiled this list to help you keep calm and mama on…even in the midst of a pandemic.

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3 Ways to Invest in Your Sleep as a Mom (When It Doesn’t Come Easily)

Looking to improve your sleep? You’d be wise to do so. Sleep has so many important effects on your mind and body. Good sleep can strengthen your immune system, improve your memory, boost your mood, and increase your concentration. Poor quality sleep, on the other hand, can lead to stress, weight gain, high blood pressure, heart disease, and more.

If you want to take your sleep to the next level, it’s time to invest in your sleeping routine. Read on to learn our favorite ways to invest in your sleep and achieve the best sleep possible. Continue reading 3 Ways to Invest in Your Sleep as a Mom (When It Doesn’t Come Easily)

In Case of Emergency: Where is the Pediatric ER in Boca Raton?

It’s a typical day. Nothing out of the ordinary seems to be happening at your house. Then suddenly, you hear a crash. Your child has fallen and a certain bone doesn’t look quite right. Or perhaps your toddler decided to swallow something that they shouldn’t have…or the baby stuck a foreign object up his or her nose? Whatever the situation, it’s dire enough for you to consider taking your child to the emergency room. But where is the pediatric ER in Boca Raton?

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Looking for an Adult Dentist with Smile Direct Club in Boca Raton?

I can’t tell you how many requests I get in my Modern Boca Moms Facebook Group (and others) for adult dentist recommendations. Between the influx of people moving to our area and parents who simply don’t care for their current provider, it’s a hot topic! Add in the request for an onsite Smile Direct Club Boca Raton location and it becomes quite the narrow search. Enter the solution: SEDA Dental of South Florida.

Smile Direct Club Boca Raton Smile Shop in SEDA Dental

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All photos in this post were taken by Stephanie Gordon at HSGORDON Photography.

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