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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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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8 Fun Things I LOVE About Landon

8 years ago today, Landon John made me a mother. So today, I celebrate him and the interesting and wonderful boy he has become. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know I (try) to do this once a year for my kids on their birthday. Since I’m not super great about…

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The Juggle Is Real (so let’s talk about it)

Do you want to hear me get real about mom guilt, juggling motherhood with entrepreneurship, hitting my own personal “rock bottom, ” and how I got through it? I had the pleasure of recently being interviewed on fellow pre/postnatal exercise specialist Erica Ziel‘s “Core Connections” podcast. Erica and I have become friends over the years,…

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3 Ways To Improve Your Kegels

If you’re not familiar with kegels, including how and why you should be doing them, you’ll want to visit my previous blog post HERE. This post addresses the next step – how to improve your kegels and work towards your strongest pelvic floor yet! Video is below with visuals. 1. Consult a Pelvic Floor Specialist Check…

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