Tag: motherhood

Tips To Getting Your Treadmill Run Done In 30 Minutes With A Baby

As a runner mom, I often find myself combining my two worlds. Just because I want to go for a run doesn’t mean I can just stop being a parent. And it’s silly and impractical to hire a babysitter or call family over to watch my baby so a quick 30-minute run on the treadmill.

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Cadenshae Maternity Leggings Review: Workout Pants Great For Pregnancy And After

The struggle is real when trying to fit into workout leggings when pregnant. And this remains true after having your baby. This why I such a fan of maternity leggings from the fitness apparel company Cadenshae. These workout leggings are great for when expecting and even after. Although I did not try these leggings until

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5 Toddler Fitness Classes In NJ That Are Fun

I have a very active toddler. So I know toddler fitness classes. It is typical to have a 3-year-old boy that bounces off the walls at times. But my son literally runs around in circles for fun. He is a ball of energy and is used to being out and about with me trying new

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The Modern Dad Movement: Cadenshae Co-Founder Talks Being A Dad And Changing Male Stereotypes At Home And Work

When women take on the role of boss in the business world there is still this assumption that they remain primary caretaker of the children. And yes, we can do it all but what about dad? Even today there is still this stigma that men are the primary breadwinners and it’s the woman’s job to

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To The Mom With Their Sick Baby In The Hospital, You Are A Warrior

To moms staying at the hospital with their sick babies, You are so much stronger than you know. Every day you suit up with a smile no matter how much you are crying inside. You are skilled at using your weapons, the ability to inflict comfort and reassurance done with the gentle stroke of fingers

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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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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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Gender Reveal Party: It’s A Girl!

So excited to announce that it’s a girl! And while finding out this news was one of the most exciting few seconds of my life, waiting for the gender reveal party was the real anticipation was. I could not wait for this party and truly enjoyed spending the time with my loved ones, sharing the

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