Category Archives: Parenthood

Friday Five – Tips for the Busy Mom Who Wants to Be Healthy and Active

Being a mom is hard work.  Regardless of if you stay home full time, or work full time like I do, its difficult to balance everything and still find time to live a healthy and active lifestyle.  People often ask … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Mother’s Day Edition

I know earlier this week I said I’d recap last Saturday’s Jaguar 5k and share the details of how my PR race went.  But with Mother’s Day on Sunday, and this year being my first Mother’s Day, I decided to … Continue reading

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The Importance of Self Care as a New Mother

Today marks eight weeks since I gave birth to little man and became a mother.  As most moms will attest to, being a mother is a never ending job.  You’re on duty 24/7, even when you’re sleeping, and often times the … Continue reading

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Baby Strong Workout Review

Disclaimer: Through my affiliation with Fit Approach, I received a set of Baby Strong Workout cards in exchange for this review.  As always, all opinions are my own. Most new moms find it difficult to manage all of the demands for … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Five Signs You’re a New Mom

So much has changed over the past five and a half weeks since little man was born.  While I love my little man dearly, there are some changes that I either wasn’t expecting, or I was hoping I’d avoid having … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Five Things I’ve Learned as a New Mother

Its hard to believe how quickly time is flying and that Wednesday marked two weeks since little man’s birth.  No matter how much I’d read or how much I’d heard from others, nothing could have prepared me for the emotional roller … Continue reading

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My Little Christmas Present

A week ago today, my life changed forever.  When I sat down last Tuesday morning to write my 2015 Year in Review post, I never imagined how that evening I’d start on a journey that would immediately outdate that post. … Continue reading

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