How to Relieve Sciatica During Pregnancy

At about 30 weeks into my second pregnancy, I started to feel radiating pain in my left hip and glute, to the point where it was really uncomfortable to walk. Sound familiar?     The discomfort never extended beyond my glutes, but it was painful enough for me to seek out exercises and stretches to…

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5 Essential Oils For Pregnancy Struggles

Essential oils have saved me during many aches and pains, and every time I turn to my friend and essential oil advocate, Amy Wiggins. During pregnancy, essential oils can be life-savers (due to more aches and pains), yet they can get tricky, since there are some that aren’t recommended. I asked Amy to set the…

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Glamping at El Capitan Canyon

Glamping . . . also known as “glamorous camping.” Or, in my opinion, camping with bathrooms. 😉Have you done it? For spring break, we headed to El Capitan Canyon, “Nature Lodging on the California Coast,” just 20 miles north of Santa Barbara, for a few days. Just to give you a little background on our…

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5 Tips for Fitting in a Workout

While juggling all-the-things, it can be tricky to find time to workout. I have a few ideas that may help and while all the tips might now work for you right now, I am hoping you can find at least a few that will work for your current season of life. And by the way,…

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To Bunk or Not To Bunk?

This might sound like a funny topic for a blog, but whenever I mention that the boys have bunk beds, I instantly get asked how it’s working out . . . and here’s my answer “for now.” (P.S. I had a leader of a mom’s group who always said to add “for now” onto anything…

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Top 10 Baby Registry Must Haves

You wouldn’t believe how often I get messaged about my favorite baby registry picks . . . so finally after three babies I’ve create a list of my top 10 baby registry essentials. By the way, for what it’s worth, I totally get why the baby registry process can be so overwhelming. I remember when…

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