Stay Fit During Pregnancy (and Ease Back Postpartum) With This Walking Workout

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I've always thought that walking doesn't get enough credit. Sure it's not as sexy as running, but it's a great workout perfect for so many levels of fitness. It's particularly awesome during pregnancy when you no longer want to jostle your bump and the postpartum period when you're wanting to ease …
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How to Be a Perfect Parent in 5 Easy Steps, or Never

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Today's hilarious excerpt is from Una Lamarche's book, the title of which alone should make you want to pick up a copy: Unabrow: Misadventures of a Late Bloomer. Any book that has a unibrow-ed girl as adorable as this on the cover is one I want to read. Particularly when it includes brutally honest …
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Infertility: The Private Struggle

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This week is National Infertility Awareness Week. Today's post comes from Tessa Sarver, a friend of Jenn's who also struggled with infertility.  It’s National Infertility Awareness Week. Until recently, I’ve never put much thought into it, as infertility is such a private and personal thing. But …
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10 Weight-Loss Mistakes Moms Make

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Today's post comes courtesy of Lindsay Brin, a pre/post-natal fitness expert on the BeFit network, the top Fitness Expert for Mommy Coach and DVD fitness professional. For nearly 15 years, she’s been helping women achieve healthier bodies and minds. She has starred, choreographed and designed 43 …
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Eating Healthy on a Budget

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Registered dietitians and nutritionists McKenzie Hall and Lisa Samuel, co-founders of Nourish RDs, recently shared their top tips for how to eat healthy on a budget over on Fit Bottomed Eats. We know every dollar counts when you're trying to feed a family, so we're sharing a few of our favorites …
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How to Teach Water Safety at Bath Time

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It's far, far from swimming season, we know. (In fact, let us take a second to dry our tears.) But just because the neighborhood pool is iced over that doesn't mean you can't practice water safety all year long. I've always used bath time as an opportunity to teach water safety to my kids, so when …
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How to Get the Most Out of At-Home Dance Workouts

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Ever done a dance workout DVD and felt totally lost? Or just felt like you weren't getting the most out of it because you struggled to get the moves? Have no fear, Atisheh is here! Atisheh is a lifelong student of bellydance and obsessed with workout and dance DVDs of all kinds. Today she's sharing …
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4 Best Pregnancy Exercises

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Sara Haley’s series on all things pregnancy continues today with her four favorite exercises for pregnancy! Remember to always talk to your doctor about which exercises you're approved for during your pregnancy because it can change as your pregnancy progresses. These moves are great to keep you …
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