Hit the Track (And Let the Kids Run, Too)

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I recently shared this track workout over on Fit Bottomed Girls, and I thought it would be the perfect fit for mamas looking for a challenging workout. Also, I've been busy, so this was an easy post to throw in here! Hashtag honest journalism. Truly though, if you're like me, you're jumping for joy …
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The 20/20 Sidewalk Circuit Workout

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When you're a parent, there comes the funny point in time when your kids are becoming more independent, but still require constant supervision. Like my kids can be outside playing on the swing set just fine for hours, but there is that one moment when someone requires rescuing because they bit off …
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We’re Just Wired Differently

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It must be said that I have never once worried about leaving my kids with my husband. I've talked about the "bumbling dad" before, and that man certainly isn't the one who is the father of my three kids. My husband is every bit as competent as I am when it comes to matters of the kids --- sometimes …
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Yoga for Kids: Dinosaurs and Outer Space Adventures!

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My kids are used to me throwing in workout DVDs. They get really excited and pull out the yoga mats even if no yoga mat is needed. They'll play along with "exercise" until they fatigue or get bored, and then they move along to do their own things. I'm not sure why "their own thing" always involves …
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23 Thoughts You Have When You’re 42 Weeks Pregnant

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The average length of a first-time mom's pregnancy is just around 40 weeks plus eight days, according to the research. But what happens when you go past that time ... well, I know from personal experience (went past 42 weeks myself!) that you go a bit batty. Okay, a lot batty. Here are 23 thoughts I …
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My Birth Story: Fast, Furious and Magical

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Guys, I wasn’t pregnant forever! Just days after writing this post and feeling like I would, in fact, break a Guinness World Record for longest pregnancy ever, my little girl made her debut into the world on 8:49 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015. Little Gwendolyn was 8 pounds, 7 ounces, 21 inches …
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Bottle Genius in Action — Plus a Giveaway!

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This post is sponsored by Born Free. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Hopefully you were able to party with us last week during our Bottle Genius Twitter Chat. We shared some of our favorite time-savers and stress-reducers, and you moms had such good ideas to contribute too. We told …
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15 Tips for Surviving Going Past Your Due Date

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I pretty much jinxed myself in the intro of this post because I definitely went late with my baby. At the time of writing this, I'm at 41 weeks pregnant and counting every day and hour. Because you know what? Going past your due date is hard. Physically and mentally, it's kind of a mental …
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