5 Ways to Make Pumping Better

(This post was sponsored by Motif Medical. All opinions are my own.) Let’s face it – pumping can be a real you-know-what. In fact, I really dread doing it, but the reality is that pumping equals freedom, and for many moms pumping is a necessity. For me it means I can get work done without…

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6 Reasons I Miss Breastfeeding

I am about to end my breastfeeding journey with Kiera and it’s been harder for me to wean her than it was the boys. What hasn’t differed, though, is what I love about breastfeeding. August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month and this week is World Breastfeeding Week. A few years back (when I had just finished…

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Get Hydrated for Self-Care

I’ve talked a lot in¬†some of my¬†live broadcasts on¬†Facebook and Instagram about self-care being essential for happiness. Drinking¬†enough¬†water¬†is¬†a big self-care habit that determines my mood and yet I continue to forget again and again. Why¬†do¬†I feel so¬†hungry? Why do¬†I feel¬†angry? Ummmm¬†.¬†. . because I’m dehydrated! Sound familiar? So drink your water! Here are three tips…

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Do You Need to Pump & Dump?

I shared on Instagram earlier this week a post about the realities of attempting date night 3 weeks postpartum. https://www.instagram.com/p/BWqYOp1l08C/?taken-by=sarahaleyfit Many of you cheered me on and voted it a definite win! In fact, I received several comments about how you hoped you would do the same in your next postnatal recovery, including questions about…

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Calling all Pregnant & Nursing Mamas!

Pregnancy & nursing have their challenges for sure, but thanks to¬†Belabumbum¬†we can all be a little more comfy without looking too frumpy at the gym and in the bedroom. Their undergarments, pajamas, and activewear celebrate, as they say celebrate “women’s enduring beauty: belly,boudoir, and beyond.” As you know I’m a huge fan of doing what…

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How Exercise Affects Milk Supply (and other breastfeeding tips)

I love breastfeeding. If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, you probably know that. That said, nursing definitely comes with it’s own challenges. As I savor my final months of breastfeeding Liam, I thought I’d share with you my own experiences and tips¬†on exercise, clogged ducts, nursing in public and dealing with “the gawkers,”…

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Guzzle Some Water & Chug a Beer 

So it sounds like a joke but I‚Äôm actually not kidding . . . Since it‚Äôs still August (National Breastfeeding Awareness Month), I’m¬†sharing¬†a recent experience and SOLUTION that I just had.¬† When I was nursing Landon, my oldest, I never once in 13 months experienced a lack of milk supply, so as you can imagine,…

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I Love Boobs!

I mean seriously, who doesn‚Äôt?¬† Men love boobs . . . women love boobs . . . and¬† most of all, babies love boobs. After all, they were made just for them, right?¬† Before having my first son, I hadn‚Äôt had ‚Äúbig boobs‚ÄĚ since I was ten.¬† What?¬† Let me clarify . . . I…

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