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Riding the Weight Wave

Swimsuit season is coming… that magical time of year when we’re all extra critical of our bodies. I’m nowhere near as judgmental about my body as I once was. Learning to be kinder to myself about my weight and appearance has been a lesson learned slowly over the last decade. As I’ve aged into my […]

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The Self-Care No One Talks About

Self-care has become a buzzword for women. Women spend so much time taking care of others, that we tend to get run-down a bit and not take the time to care for ourselves. As we know, but don’t always put into practice, when momma has taken care of herself, she is much more equipped and […]

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6 Experts to Support Your Postpartum Recovery

You’re pregnant! Ultrasounds! Birth Classes! Checkups! Baby Showers! Birth Plans! Baby comes! Swaddling! Breastfeeding! Shushing! Baby Bath! Weight Check! Alright, you get to take baby home! See you in 6 weeks! 6 week check-up: You’re clear to resume activities. Want some birth control? See you in a year. Excuse me, what? So, am I recovered now? What does that […]

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Momming and Jogging: Game Plans to Conquer Both

I started running regularly after my first son was born seven years ago. It seemed a good way to kick off the pregnancy weight and I thought I needed a new challenge–because, you know, newfound motherhood hadn’t rocked my world hard enough apparently. I’m no expert, but I’ve picked up a trick or two over […]

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Why I Don’t Make New Year’s Resolutions

  December is done, The New Year is jolly. We’ve hung up the tinsel, And packed up the holly. It’s time to start fresh, That’s what they say. But I truly believe,  That’s a choice everyday. {anonymous} With the holidays behind us, many turn to the New Year as a chance to change things up! […]

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I See a Therapist, and I’m Not Ashamed

I see a therapist. There. I said it.  I feel like there is a pretty big stigma around mental health so it’s hard to discuss without someone jumping to conclusions. Does she have postpartum depression? Is her marriage okay? Is she crazy? Did she try to hurt herself? She probably doesn’t have a friends to […]

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