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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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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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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The Importance of Mom Friends

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Motherhood is an insane journey to be on. Not only do you find yourself loving little creatures more than anything in the world, but you find yourself dealing with all kinds of unimaginable circumstances that you've never encountered before. You find yourself wondering things like: How does one …
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Glowing Green Smoothie

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I know we just ran a green fertility smoothie recipe last week, but can you really have too many green smoothie recipes? I think not. And as I daydream about warmer mornings --- seriously, the chill factor seriously cramps my smoothie style --- I'm bookmarking this Glowing Green Smoothie recipe to …
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Giving Back: How to Teach Kids to Give

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When you have more than one child, it can seem like your day is filled with negotiations. You're not only trying to get them to do what you need them to do --- put on clothes, pee in the right places --- but you're trying to teach them to be kind and decent humans to each other. That means sharing …
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