I’m currently adjusting to life without my Fitbit.
I started going for runs as soon as I signed my daughter up for part-time daycare.
Things have changed ever since my dad passed away expectantly in April. Now that the shock has worn off, and the numbness has subsided, I'm left with an empty hole in my heart and a new perspective on life. Thankfully my daughter, who is now 21 months old, has kept me from going off the … Continue reading My daughter is mending my broken heart
Ever since I had Anna, these super-human mom powers have appeared. I'm able to do things I never have done before. The person who didn't know how to change her newborn's poopy diaper in the hospital can now sling it on while her daughter is standing up with one leg in the air. Other super-human … Continue reading I’m a mom now so….
Excitement. Nervousness. Joy. This is what I’m feeling as my best friend goes to the hospital today to have her baby. I sit here thinking that the person who I’ve been close to since third grade, who always spoke about wanting nothing more in this world than to have kids, is going to be a … Continue reading My best friend is having a baby today, will I lose a best friend tomorrow?
Sometimes I do not feel like supermom. Sometimes I do not have the energy to workout. There are days when I am not motivated to cook an inspiring, healthy meal. When I can't wait until the baby takes a nap. There are times when the dishes stay in the sink; the laundry goes untouched; and … Continue reading Sometimes I do not feel like supermom
I am fortunate that my body bounced back fairly well after the birth of my daughter, but it didn't come without work. Even though I couldn't workout the first trimester because I lacked the energy and stomach (I was always nausious), I was able to stay active during the second and third trimester thanks to … Continue reading Pilates helps your body bounce back after baby
Is a vacation really considered a vacation when baby comes along? I ask this because I just got back from a long Fourth of July weekend with the family (that includes our two dogs) and it wasn't always the most relaxing of trips. As a new mom, this past weekend has taught me that sleeping … Continue reading Is vacationing with a baby really a ‘vacation’?
I made sure I read about all there is to know about getting pregnant, being pregnant, baby care, post-postpartum exercise, breastfeeding, swaddling ... you name it. The one thing that caught me way off guard was the case of the shrinking boobs. I was loving my D's until I stopped breastfeeding in April. Instead of … Continue reading The mysterious case of my shrinking boobs
Work-at-home moms are a unique breed. We're hybrids of stay-at-home-moms and working moms but we have our own set of challenges. Here are my top 5 daily struggles: 1. Pray that my daughter doesn't start babbling while I'm on a conference call. 2. Keep one eye on the baby and one eye on the computer … Continue reading The challenges of working at home with baby