Tag: baby

How To Get Pre-Baby Body Back

One of the best parts of pregnancy is being able to indulge in cravings with little to no guilt. Then the baby comes and reality sets in that we can no longer eat whatever we want all the time.  But with the proper nutrition and exercise, it is possible to get that pre-baby body back.

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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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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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How To Avoid Stroller Running: The Best Ways To Leave Baby Behind

If you thought running is a challenge sometimes just wait until you have to run with a stroller. Strolling running makes the run so much harder. Many runners start off stroller running post-baby when getting back to the sport is already tough. Others start when their little ones are a bit bigger, meaning extra added

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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