Postpartum Cardio & Core Conditioning

Cardio and core conditioning are two of the most challenging, yet most essential components, for getting stronger after having a baby. Cardio is key in losing the baby weight and for heart health. Plus, the exercises I’ve included here are also great lower body conditioning exercises. Core conditioning is obviously vital in a strong recovery…

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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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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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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 Listening for Self-Care

“Listening” is probably my most frequent form of self-care right now . . . because of my obsession with podcasts. I love them! I listen to podcasts in the car, while I’m cooking, while I’m working out, or while I’m folding laundry. When I’m listening, the kids are usually not around, there’s no list-making of…

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My Birth Stories

Yes, I have my birth story for you! Thanks to the many of you who asked for it and encouraged me to do it. Since most of you requested I do it via video, that’s what I did. The reason I didn’t do it right away, among obvious reasons (actually having the baby), is that…

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Summer Fun On the Cheap

I’m so thankful for my assistant Jenn right now during my postnatal recovery; I feel like I can’t keep my head on straight these days. I know I’ve introduced her before, and if you haven’t tried her Homemade Healthy Popsicles from her last guest blog, then make sure you put them on your list this week. They…

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