Gigi Vera Vincent

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Hi! I'm Gigi; I'm a postpartum doula, newborn care specialist, non-toxic educator, mother to three toddlers, including twins, and a wife to my high school sweetheart. I founded A Simple Home to empower families, so once baby arrives, they can focus on resting and bonding instead of researching or stressing. I streamline the newborn learning curve and guide birth parents, partners, and other family members. There isn’t ONE way to have and raise a little human. I’m here to assist parents as they find THEIR way so that they can thrive in the fourth trimester and beyond.
9 Tips For Surviving The Heat While Pregnant

9 Tips For Surviving The Heat While Pregnant

With each heat wave, being pregnant becomes a little harder. And it doesn't help that the temperatures in summer tend to keep getting hotter and hotter. Here are 9 pieces of helpful advice for...
What Is The Fourth Trimester And Why Is It Important?

What Is The Fourth Trimester And Why Is It Important?

The fourth trimester is the first three months after having a baby. In many cultures, it’s a time of resting, healing, and bonding. This is an essential time for parents to get support. This...

Fun Ways To Practice Hygge This Winter In Orange County

What is hygge? Living a hygge (pronounced hoo-gah) lifestyle means that you enjoy the little things; you focus on creating a warm, cozy atmosphere. Hygge is candlelight nights with friends and family. It's nights around...
5 Ways To Protect Your Mental Health As A Mom

5 Ways To Protect Your Mental Health As A Mom

While the last 18 months have been especially difficult for parents, the burnout and mental load of being a parent has been overwhelming for a long time. For me, it becomes harder yet more...
5 Ways To Encourage Children To Love Veggies For World Vegetarian Day

5 Ways To Encourage Children To Love Veggies For World Vegetarian Day

Did you know that World Vegetarian Day occurs every year in October? I consider myself a "most-of-the-time" vegetarian. Because I'm not a fan of cooking or eating meat and fish, I've learned lots of ways...
How To Celebrate Rosh Hashanah With Kids In Orange County

How To Celebrate Rosh Hashanah With Kids In Orange County

Editor's Note: With the Rosh Hashanah holiday upon us, we wanted to share with you some insight and ideas on celebrating this festive occasion in the OC. As you're reading it, please be sure...
Complete Guide To The Best Patio And Rooftop Dining In Orange County

Complete Guide To The Best Patio And Rooftop Dining In Orange County

I live for a good patio or rooftop. With kids, you feel (a little) less embarrassed about your kids running around a restaurant when it's in an outdoor space. For nights out with friends,...
Everything You Need To Know About Zero Waste Refill Shops in Orange County

Everything You Need To Know About Zero Waste Refill Shops In Orange County

Have you heard of zero waste? It's an amazing way to reduce the amount of trash that you make in order to have less of a harmful impact on the Earth. One way you...
Anxious Child

5 Tips To Support Your Anxious Child At The Disneyland Theme Park

As the Disneyland Resort has now reopened, you're probably eager to get your theme park fix. This is bit more difficult if you have an anxious child. (And who isn't a little nervous about...