Time to Let Go – Mindful Mommy

By Giovanna Aiello | October 29, 2016

The best thing I have done since giving birth is letting daddy help. I should note: it was never up to me to “let” him help. However, as a brand new mom, I found myself wanting to be in control of my daughter all the time. It was important to give daddy the space he…

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Reuse your Maternity Pillow! – Mindful Mommy

By Giovanna Aiello | October 27, 2016

I fell in love with my maternity pillow and so did my hubby ? Sometimes we would fight over it! So not wanting to get rid of it yet, I found a new way to utilize it. When my baby was around 2 months old and not yet able to sit up on her own but…

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Making Time to Meditate – Mindful Mommy

By Giovanna Aiello | October 18, 2016

Is it Possible??A friend of mine once told me that when I have children, I won’t have any time to meditate. I have spent so much time integrating meditation into my life – researching, learning, training – and now it was all just going to disappear?!  Just because I had a baby?! I understand that children are time-consuming and exhausting,…

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Balloon Babysitter! – Mindful Mommy

By Giovanna Aiello | October 15, 2016

One of the best ways to promote your baby’s healthy sensory, motor & cognitive development is through simple floor time play. One of the ways that babies play in first 4 months is by kicking their legs, this strengthens their belly muscles & leg muscles. This also helps baby to learn the cause and effect skills needed later in life &…

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Enjoy Today, Mama – Mindful Mommy

By Giovanna Aiello | October 12, 2016

You will never have this day with your children again. Tomorrow they will be a little older than they were today. Today is a gift. Breathe & Notice. Smell & touch them; study their faces & little feet Pay attention. Relish the charms of the present. Enjoy today, Mama❤️ It will be over before you…

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Postpartum Care: It’s Okay Not to be Ok all the time – Mindful Mommy

By Giovanna Aiello | October 11, 2016

This is one of the hardest things for myself, as a new mother to accept. It’s okay not to be okay all the time. When I first read this quote it really made me feel better because it is so true. Motherhood is exhausting but it’s those cheeky smiles from our babies that help us…

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