2015 Mommies Winners: 12 Products We LOVE

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Last year was the first year we introduced the Mommies Awards for products that we have deemed must-haves in the Fit Bottomed World. Products so good that I want to give them another award this year (I'm looking at you, Kodiak Cakes and Dyson!). The awards are back this year and better than ever. …
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Freezer Meals, Slow Cooker Meals and Easy Recipes That Saved My Life As a New Parent

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If we could add another one to this hilariously true list, it'd be "every time you sit down to eat a meal together, you feel like you deserve a freakin' medal." Because finding the time to eat --- let alone cook --- is a monumental feat when you've got a newborn at home (especially your first …
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Kids Don’t Come With Manuals, But There’s a Lot to Learn

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They always say that kids don't come with manuals. This is true. When I left the hospital, the nurses handed me a single sheet with instructions on both sides telling me how to care for my baby. These instructions included lay her on her back to sleep. See a doctor within a few days. Count poops and …
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Every Workout Counts

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Getting back in shape after a baby can be a daunting prospect. You've got some pounds to lose, and a level of fitness to regain after what we hope was a 6-week break to recover. Then you've got the demands of the kids, and it can be hard to make fitness a priority. I know for me, it took a good six …
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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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