Julia Pelly

Julia Pelly has a master's degree in public health and works full time in the field of positive youth development. Julia loves hiking after work, swimming during the summer and taking long, cuddly afternoon naps with her two sons on the weekends. Julia lives in North Carolina, with her husband and two young boys. You can find more of her work at JuliaPelly.com

Julia Pelly has a master's degree in public health and works full time in the field of positive youth development. Julia loves hiking after work, swimming during the summer and taking long, cuddly afternoon naps with her two sons on the weekends. Julia lives in North Carolina, with her husband and two young boys. You can find more of her work at JuliaPelly.com

Follow me
With swollen hands and feet, an aching back, and a bladder that can’t seem to hold more than a few ounces of liquid, the third trimester is known for being more than a little uncomfortable. When your third trimester falls during the summer months though, you’re in for even more discomfort. ...

Read More

While a blanket does provide share, many parents don’t realize that they are inadvertently creating a dangerous situation for their little one. ...

Read More

Some moms are now describing their child’s birth as a belly birth. Read here to find out why and to find out what a belly birth is! ...

Read More

While it’s normal for people to experience sadness or anger when they hear about the preventable death of a child, the worst thing they can do is believe that it can’t happen to them. ...

Read More

If you’re looking to minimize the “stuff” of baby and toddlerhood and create a clean and organized playroom, check out these tips. ...

Read More

While some women want friends and family in the delivery room others view it as a more private moment. For many women telling their friends, mothers, sisters or mother-in-law's that they don't want them there can be hard. This piece will share practical tips on how to deliver the news. ...

Read More

Soon-to-be moms might think about their birth plans, how they’ll manage the pain of labor, and what it will feel like when they finally meet their baby. One thing that a lot of expectant parents don’t consider though is what the experience of labor will feel like from the baby’s perspective. ...

Read More

While many people are familiar with the term Apgar score and want their child to have a "good" score, most parents don't know the different things doctors and nurses look for when calculating an Apgar score.  ...

Read More

The day-to-day work of being a mom is extensive. But if you’re also in school, your day-to-day workload might sometimes seem totally undoable. ...

Read More

As summer approaches, many parents might wonder if their child is ready for swim lessons. ...

Read More

×

Send this to a friend