Author: Lauren Keating

What It’s Really Like Post Repeat C-Section

Deciding to face a second cesarian section was a difficult one, especially for an indecisive person like myself. I have no regrets regarding my decision, not to VBAC and have a healthy and thriving newborn. I knew what to expect going in, which made the experience overall even more positive, less nerve-wracking, and at times,

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This Is The Perfect Age For Boys Soccer

I want my kids to have the type of childhood I had when it came to trying sports. Growing up my parents let us try just about every sport or activity that piqued our interest. And while we weren’t forced to any activity we didn’t like, we were encouraged to give it our all. As

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Neck Pain When Doing Crunches? Here’s What To Do

Abs might be made in the kitchen, but that doesn’t mean we don’t need to work out these muscles. But one of the most common complaints about doing crunches is experiencing neck pain when working out our core. So how do we fix it? Experiencing neck pain when getting in ab work means that we

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Tips To Keep Running: Running Motivation When You Really Want To Stop

On the running motivation struggling bus? Need tips to find the motivation to keep running? Well, just keep running. That is the simplest piece of advice for those who are struggling to maintain their workout regimen or make it to the end of the workout. And it’s easier said than done. But there are a

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Best Running Workouts: Treadmill, Hills, Sprints And Other Runs For Beginners

Running is a great activity to begin a fitness journey with because everyone and anyone can run. It doesn’t matter speed or distance, just get outside or hop on a treadmill and get moving. But there are specific running workouts that beginners should be aware of. There are many benefits to changing out your running

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The First Mile vs Last Mile Of The Race: What To Expect During First Half Marathon

Running a half marathon is a huge victory that is on many runner’s bucket lists. And while half marathon training, many start to wonder what to expect during their first half marathon. There are countless articles giving tips and providing personal accounts of what it’s like to run that half marathon distance for the first

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Cortazu Outdoor Women’s Stretch Jacket Review: An Option For Runs To Running Errands This Fall

Finally, summer is taking its last breath well into the start of October here on the East Coast. As the cooler fall winds replace take the temperature down a notch, it’s time for runners to get out their lightweight running jackets. And this runner is reaching for the Cortazu Outdoor stretch running jacket for women.

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Golden Hour Goddess Maternity Photoshoot

Sunflowers and sunsets.  This was my theme and vision for my maternity photoshoot.  Shot during the golden hour by a talented former photographer friend of mine, we recreated an angelic, goddess, fairy tale look that was everything I could’ve hoped for and more. Dress: Mama Bump Rentals Crown: Amazon Hair: Dana, Art of Hair (New

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Sunflower Fall Maternity Photoshoot

There are two things I love the most: sunflowers and sunsets. And this was exactly my theme and vision for my maternity photoshoot. I didn’t take maternity photos with my first pregnancy because I had just gotten married (lots of pictures) and already scheduled a newborn shoot and family photos for when he arrived. It

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Teach Toddlers About Running With ‘Ready, Set Run!’ eBook Release

My followers might already know that I am expecting a baby in exactly one month! But I have also been hard at work on another baby of mine: my first children’s book. It’s been so hard to keep this all to myself. I have only to perfect everything from the illustrations created by the talented Mariya

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