My Favorite Pregnancy Resources

I’m happy to share all of MY knowledge and beliefs on pregnancy and exercise, but I often find that pregnant women like to see (or hear) the research in writing, so I’ve gathered here some of my favorite resources for pregnancy – websites, books, audio books and podcasts. If I’ve missed a favorite of yours please share…

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Four Things I Love Most About Liam

Liam is four-years-old today . . . how? What? When? How? No! 😂😂😂 Even though I’ve had another baby, Liam still feels so little to me . . . maybe it’s because he’s still the little snuggle bug that he’s always been or maybe it’s because he’s my youngest boy or maybe it’s just because…

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My Cardio Rules for Pregnancy

I get asked all the time about what pregnant women should keep in mind while doing cardio during pregnancy. These are the “rules” that I recommend following during all of your prenatal workouts, but especially while performing cardio exercises. Use The Talk Test Years ago (like in the 1980’s) the rule of thumb was that…

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Get Your List of 18 Swaps for 2018!

How are your New Year’s resolutions coming along? Do you even think about them anymore? Did you even make any? Or were your resolutions just too big, and you didn’t know where to start? I hear you. I feel you. And I know tons of other people do too – they’ve told me in my…

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3 Fun Easter Activities

Whether or not you celebrate Easter religiously, it can be a fun time of year to do some festive activities with the kids. Here are a few of my favorites that I’ve been doing since Landon was little (There’s also a video you can watch below if you prefer the visual.). Easter Nest Wait, what?…

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6 Ways To Stop Being a Water Waster

Happy World Water Day! Jenn Rose Baker is taking over on the blog to share how she and her family work to conserve water on a daily basis.  Clean & safe drinking water is precious and undeniably the most important resource in the world. The trouble is only .3% of the world’s water is freshwater…

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My 7 Favorite Things I LOVE About Landon

  Landon turns 7 years old today. Yes, I have a 7-year-old. Landon’s birthday is always such a reminder of so many things – most importantly, how he changed my life for the better when he showed up 10 days past his due date. But besides just becoming a mother for the first time in…

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Get Relaxed for Self-Care

The medical definition of self-care is “to care for oneself.” There are lots of definitions for relax but I like “to cast off social restraint, nervous tension, or anxiety.” Now ask yourself how often you do either one. I challenge you to schedule (yes, put it in a calendar) a relaxing self-care appointment 1-2 times…

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