Got Milk? Two Breastmilk Storage Solutions

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It's about two weeks to D-Day. And by "D-Day," I mean Gwen's first daycare day. I'm already anxious about it all. How will she do? How will I do? Ahhh! And while I'm clearly already freaking out about that day to come, I'll save my inner dilemma on that for another post because today's posts …
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6 New-Mom Beauty Must-Haves

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New moms and moms of little ones, I'm sure you can relate to this: "Beauty routine" kind of has a whole new meaning than it did pre-kids. I mean, before, showering was just a thing you did. Make-up was kind of fun. But now? Well, I don't know about you, but an uninterrupted long shower feels kind of …
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Zumba Class Brought My Groove Back

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Zumba recently launched a new website featuring success stories. As soon as we found out, we knew I'd have to share my own. Check out the Zumba Stories here --- prepare to get choked up --- and submit your own if you consider yourself a Zumba success. Here's my Zumba story. Jenn, being the …
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An Open Letter to All Nurses, Doctors, Doulas and Midwives

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Dear all nurses, doctors, doulas and midwives (and, anyone else involved with labor and delivery!), You are amazing. No seriously. You may not realize it, but every day you go to work you are giving love, support and changing (if not saving!) lives. I know that, especially in the childbirth …
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Life With Three Kids: 7 Months In

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To three or not to three? That was the question. As you know, we opted for three; we're more than 7 months into being a family of five. My husband and I wanted three kids, but we talked about it endlessly to be really sure. Is it the right decision? Can we handle three? We decided, hey, we already …
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Embracing Your Post-Baby Body

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When you're pregnant, your body slowly grows, allowing your brain to slowly adjust to what your belly is doing. But after childbirth, it's an abrupt switch to the post-baby body. Your belly takes time to shrink back down, your boobs are doing things they've never done before and growing to insane …
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23 Thoughts New Moms Have

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Being a new mom is quite the adventure. All cliches aside (and, man, those cliches exist for a reason --- it really is hard, awesome and filled with spit-up, diapers and sleepless nights), it's kind of a big roller coaster. One day (or, heck, hour) you feel like you are super mom hear you roar …
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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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