3 Ginger Options to Ease Morning Sickness

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When you are suffering from morning sickness, you're likely to do almost anything to ease it. And since there are a few of us here in the Fit Bottomed World who are pregnant or have recently been pregnant, when I saw this post over on Fit Bottomed Eats about ginger food products, I knew I had to …
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A Snack Solution for the Road (or Wherever Your Kids Take You)

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During the warm-weather months, I was so excited to be able to spend so much time outdoors with my mister. He was so much more active and interested compared to last summer. As much as he loves a long walk in the stroller, he’s quick to take me up on the offer to play at the park or the pool. My kid …
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Ditching the Pill: My IUD Experience

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I've spent more of my life on the Pill than I have off of it. I suffered from mega cramps and ridiculously long periods in middle school and high school, and when that didn't seem to be going anywhere by my sophomore year, my mom took me into the doctor and my birth control journey began. We were …
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Subscription Boxes for the Organic Mom

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Monthly subscription boxes are all the rage these days, and we love the idea: You get a package regularly with lots of fun products to test out for a subscription fee. It's a really fun way to test new products that you might not discover on your own. Now there's a company that gives moms and …
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Make the Body/Mind/Mouth Connection

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Having worked in the weight-loss and maintenance industry, I have a deep interest in learning the different methods and avenues taken in this field. When Margaret Marshall's book Body, Mind and Mouth: Life's Eating Connection floated across our laps, I was extremely taken by the title and ready to …
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DIY Wax: Our Not-So-Scary Experience and Tips for Smooth Success

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Home waxing has always made me nervous. I have sensitive skin and have heard horror stories. The image of microwaving wax and spilling it all over my hardwood floors kept running through my mind. But a mama doesn't always have time to get to the salon for professional treatment, so when I received a …
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5 Beauty Products for a Polished Post-Workout Look

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I have a confession: I love products, mainly beauty products. If I could play in beauty products and make-up all day long without being judged, I would. I follow blogs and shop out of beauty catalogs, all the while my husband shakes his head at my growing collection. Even after workouts, I try to …
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An Easy Way to Power Up Your Family’s Dental Health

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This is post brought to you by Philips Sonicare For our sponsored post policy, click here.  I'm one of those strange people who love to go to the dentist --- and love to brush and floss. There's nothing better than the feeling of clean teeth, I say! But, I know. I'm a freak. Most people dread the …
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8 Online Workouts for When You’re Stuck at Home

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Every mom has been there: You're in the mood to work out but the thought of bundling up the kiddos and facing cold weather and rain to get to the gym sounds like the least appealing thing in the world. Or the kids have runny noses and you can't get out even though you feel fine. That's when online …
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Products We Love for New Moms

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New moms deserve a lot of love. With pregnancy, delivery, breastfeeding, recovery and sacrifice of sleep, they also deserve some really nice things like daily massages. But since that's not always possible, a little retail therapy never hurt, right? Here are a few products that hit our inbox and …
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