The effects of pregnancy on the body can have you looking in the mirror at someone new. Your whole body has changed to accommodate this new bundle of joy, but it also feels like it took your identity. Incorporating core strengthening exercises postpartum can help you shrink your stomach and avoid the mommy pooch so…

Now that you have done the hard work of bringing your little one into the world and you have recovered from giving birth, how do you move forward for your health and fitness goals? Stretching and regular exercise postpartum is great for helping your body recover and feel good during this time. While any kind…

Has your doctor cleared you to start exercising after having a baby but aren’t sure where to start? Easing into a workout routine without overexerting your body can be a challenge. You want to feel better by getting your body moving without stunting the healing process from giving birth. That’s why I created a two-week…

Are you cleared by your doctor to start exercising postpartum but reach into your closet and realize nothing fits you? Pre-pregnancy clothes are too tight, but pregnancy clothes are too big, making everything uncomfortable. Investing in some flattering postpartum clothes to make you feel cute post-pregnancy is always a good idea. Here are my favorite…

Growing up I always knew I wanted to be a mother. Being raised with 6 other siblings and helping my mom any chance I could get made it an easy decision for me to want to have kids of my own. I never questioned the system or knew there was any other way to have…

During pregnancy, your whole body is changing and expanding to accommodate your baby. This tends to stretch out your muscles and tighten them up, leading to overall stiffness. These 5 stretches have really helped me increase my flexibility, loosen my tight muscles and feel better daily during my pregnancy. During my pregnancy I have definitely…

Have you ever drank water out of your sink and felt like it tasted a little funny? That’s because even with current regulations, all tap water contains contaminants like pharmaceuticals, pesticides and petrochemicals. And if you have just decided to use bottled water instead, you’d be surprised to know that they have even less regulations…

Today were talking all things coconut oil! This is another great item that can be used for a multitude of things in your daily life. I love talking about inexpensive and widely helpful products to help you improve your health without breaking the bank! So get ready for another product that can be added to…

Second Trimester at Home Workout

How to Get a Great Prenatal Workout At Home in 20 Minutes or Less Working out while pregnant is always a great way to avoid aches and pains while your body is growing along with the health benefits for you and your little one. Sometimes it can be hard to have the energy to get…

first trimester necessities

So when I found out I was pregnant it was a complete surprise and had no idea what to expect for the next nine months. After a day or two I realized I had no idea what to expect and I needed to make sure I was prepared for all of the changes that were…