Recommended Reading

For me, part of mindful living is digging deep into the factors that affect our quality of life. As a voracious reader, I cannot get enough information to equip myself for being present and aware of all the influences on myself and my family. Below you’ll find some of my favorites- these books are chock full of information, great ideas, and real-world experiences from men and women who’ve been there. See if anything resonates with you, and feel free to throw out anything you think I’m missing!

For Healthy Eating:

Dr. Fuhrman’s Super Immunity

Dr. Fuhrman’s Eat to Live

Alana Chernila’s The Homemade Pantry

The Homemade Vegan Pantry


For Expectant Mamas:

Childbirth Without Fear, by Grantly Dick-Read, MD

The Natural Pregnancy Book by Aviva Romm, MD and Ina May Gaskin, CPM

The Kind Mama by Alicia Silverstone


For New Mamas:

Dr. Jack Newman’s Guide to Breastfeeding

The Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide to Making More Milk

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child, by Dr. Marc Weissbluth


For Intuitive Parenting:

The Mindful Child, by Susan Kaiser Greenland

Naturally Healthy Babies and Children, by Aviva Romm, MD

Bringing Up Bebe, by Pamela Druckerman

Is This My Child? A Parent’s Guide to Sensory Integration, by Shelley Margow, MS OTR/L

For Women’s Health:

Taking Charge of Your Fertility, by Toni Weschler, MPH

The Period Repair Manual, by Lara Briden, ND

Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom by Christiane Northrup, MD

Sweetening the Pill, by Holly Grigg-Spall

Moody Bitches, by Julie Holland, MD

A Mind of Your Own, by Kelly Brogan, MD


Knowledge is power. And there is such power in each of us. Here’s to finding it.

xoxo~ LWH

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