Best Maternity Running Shorts

Running during pregnancy is beneficial for both mamas and baby. It helps keep our weight in check, is great for mental health and reduces the risk of gestational diabetes. There is even research that suggests it can reduce heart defects in babies. The only thing that gets in our way—besides lack of energy some days … Continue reading Best Maternity Running Shorts

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I Ran Not One But Two Had Marathons Pregnant

Can you run a half marathon while pregnant? Better yet should you? The first is a question many expecting mamas might be wondering—better yet Googling. The answer to both is yes and yes. I ran not one, but two half marathons pregnant. Not only did I make it through to the finish, but I had … Continue reading I Ran Not One But Two Had Marathons Pregnant

Pregnancy Announcement Photo Idea Big Brother

In honor of Mother's Day, sharing what we did for our pregnancy announcement for baby #2!  We absolutely wanted to include our son who is being promoted to big brother. Shirt: PenguinsPineapples | Etsy  Calendar: SilverStorkStudio | Etsy  Include your sonogram and any other touches! For the background, I used a white, fury small rug … Continue reading Pregnancy Announcement Photo Idea Big Brother

KiwiCo January Crate Review: Playing Doctor With Your Toddler

My 26-month-old knows his body parts really well. His go-to favorites to point out are “eyes,” “belly button” and “tongue.” Taking anatomy to the next level to also include imaginative play and identification of emotions and feelings, the KiwiCo Tadpole Crate for January is just what the doctor ordered. KiwiCo is a company that sends … Continue reading KiwiCo January Crate Review: Playing Doctor With Your Toddler

Thinking About Mommy And Me? Here’s Why You Should Bring Your Baby To Gymboree

“Gymbo,” my almost 2-year-old says pointing to the clown mascot. His teacher plays to song and dances around holding the jumbo plush clown. My son and all the other kids mimic the movements and follow the words in the song like going side to side and up and down. He has even mastered the part … Continue reading Thinking About Mommy And Me? Here’s Why You Should Bring Your Baby To Gymboree

Campfire Fall Photoshoot

When we think of fall we think of the changing leaves, browns and amber. We think of snuggling around the fire—whether snuggling on the couch or roasting s'mores by the campfire. So when it comes to fall photography, creating a campfire scene is simply adorable. We have a close friend who is an amazing photographer, … Continue reading Campfire Fall Photoshoot

How Being A Runner Makes Me A Better Mom

As mothers, our superpower is being able to juggle as many different things life throws at us at any given moment while somehow holding down the fort and caring about the little ones with meticulous detail. We perfect the art of the multitasking. That means doing ordinary things like cooking dinner while talking on the … Continue reading How Being A Runner Makes Me A Better Mom