Pop: A Book to Help You Through Labor


When I was pregnant with my first, I knew I wanted a natural childbirth. Little did I know when I preparing for labor and delivery --- reading, taking childbirth classes, meditating --- that I wouldn't have had time for an epidural had I wanted one. I arrived to the hospital trying not to give birth …
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21-Day Tummy: A Diet for Your Tummy Troubles (with a Giveaway!)


As a rule, we're pretty anti diet books around here. (It's why we wrote our anti-diet book, after all!) But when the 21-Day Diet by Liz Vaccariello landed on my doorstep, I knew I wanted to review it. Many of us want to get rid of extra weight around the middle, and with the book's promise to lose …
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Postcard Workouts: Like a Personal Trainer in Your Mailbox (With a Giveaway!)


For many moms, at-home workouts are where it's at. Literally: getting to the gym is way too much trouble with young'uns. I'm lucky that my gym has great childcare, but even getting there can be difficult. And when gym memberships aren't an option and babysitters are scarce, it's easiest just to …
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Kodiak Cakes: If I Was On A Deserted Island, I Might Take These Pancakes With Me (Want to Try?)


While I can wake up, grab a cup of coffee and be fine for an hour or so without breakfast, my kiddos want breakfast as soon as their eyes pop open. Unfortunately, most items that are available in a hurry aren't the healthiest, stick-to-your-ribs foods. So what to give the kids that is healthier, …
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Get Swimming With This Isis Maternity Suit (No Really, We’re Giving One Away!)


We have been touting all of the benefits of swimming when pregnant recently, so we thought we'd go ahead and back those benefits up with a sweet maternity swimming suit giveaway! Swimming is so good for the pregnant bod, and this Aqua Sphere Isis Maternity Suit will ensure that you're covered for …
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Unjunk Your Junk Food With This Book (We’re Giving It Away!)


I think we can all agree that junk food is no bueno. It's obviously best to get most of your calories from the most nutritious sources possible, like yummy fruits and veggies and lean proteins. But ... what about the times you really want a candy bar? Or nothing is going to cure your Oreo craving …
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The Balance Myth Book: Having It All Isn’t Easy, But It’s Doable!


Balance. That ideal and elusive spot where you feel in control of all facets of your life. We talk about it a lot here, so when I had the opportunity to read The Balance Myth: Rethinking Work-Life Success, I jumped at the chance. Written by former Fortune 200 COO Teresa Taylor, The Balance Myth …
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5 Eggs-ellent Kid-Friendly Ideas (and a Giveaway!)

Runny eggs shouldn't make you nervous if you're cooking with Safest Choice!

The following is a post sponsored by Safest Choice Eggs. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Confession: It may not be the most Fit Bottomed choice, but I love cookie dough. But every time I sneak a bite (or four) of cookie dough when I'm baking, I hear that angel on my shoulder. And not …
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Review: Mama Glow: A Hip Guide to Your Fabulous Abundant Pregnancy


Pregnant? Want a book that will help you embrace that mama-to-be glow? Mama Glow: A Hip Guide to Your Fabulous Abundant Pregnancy is the perfect guide to go on your nightstand right next to your tattered version of What to Expect. With a pregnancy outlook that's much more holistic and natural …
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Review and Giveaway: On-the-Move Munchkins

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Sometimes the only way to get a workout in as a mom is to bring your kids along for the adventure. Am I right, or am I right? And even if you belong to a gym with a daycare, it's no guarantee you'll get a full workout in. The fallback? Working out at home. And On-the-Move Munchkins helps you do just …
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