Category: Early Start

Yoga for Toddlers

Today’s blog was written by Jensen Wheeler Wolfe, a certified yoga teacher in Manhattan.  She is the creator and owner of The Little Yoga Mat. As our babies grow and discover the world we live in, sometimes what accompanies this indoctrination is fear, stress and a feeling of over-stimulation. City children, in particular, are exposed […]


Frugal Food Shopping the Healthy Way by Penelope

“We are proud to have film maker and activist Penelope Jagesser Chaffer joining us on the blog today.”  – Jill I’m so glad to be writing this post.  It’s probably the number one question I get asked: “How can you feed a family frugally if you are living an organic, non-toxic life?”  My lovely friends […]


Back to School with some Healthy Habits.

It’s that time of year again! Our children are heading back to school. We Moms often have some mixed feelings around this. Most of our Yinova Moms tell me they feel a bit wistful that summer is over whilst at the same time breathing a giant sigh of relief as everyone gets back into routine. […]


Treating Children with Acupuncture: A video of Jill’s work with YinOva Kids

Learn more about Acupuncture for Pediatrics in NYC. Jill Blakeway of the Yinova Center is one of the few in NYC that are able to successfully treat children as young as a few days old using acupuncture. For more on acupuncture for children, read more online here.


Playtime: Treating Children with Acupuncture

Todays blog was written by Yinova acupuncturist and herbalist, Marie Amato, who has a particular specialty when it comes to treating children. You don’t have to wait for your child to catch his or her next cold to try out acupuncture. We recommend bringing kids in for seasonal tune-ups. The change of season is difficult […]


iPhone apps for new Moms

Time Magazine has some great suggestions for iPhone apps for new Moms. You can check the article out here. I particularly like the Nursing Tracker and the aSleep Kids app that comes with lullabies, a timer and many mother’s favorite stand-bye – white noise. When Emma was small there was no such thing as iPhone […]