fitness · Moms

Five Mom Activities That Burn Calories

Extremely large amounts of energy is required to keep up with the demands of needy children all day, every day. Because of this, it is my personal belief that I burn enough calories from just being mom to qualify as a 30 minute workout.

fitness · Health · Moms

Diastasis Recti – Why Do I Look This Way?

A man I knew, but not too well, had cornered me at a teacher’s meeting. “You won’t be one of THOSE women, will you?” He taunted. “Those women who have Caesareans? They are just cheating the system. And it ain’t right.” I had ignored the section on Caesarian Sections at my Lamaze Class. I was… Continue reading Diastasis Recti – Why Do I Look This Way?

Family · Gifts · Moms

Nine Unique Valentine’s Gifts for Men

Giving gifts to those we care about can be fun, but challenging. It’s easy to do the usual flowers, cards and chocolates. But flowers wilt, cards get stuffed in drawers or thrown away, and chocolate makes you (me) fat. The hubs and I tend to get each other techie gifts or items related to our hobbies and interests. Gifts like these are so much more personal than the typical Valentine’s Day fare, and last longer than a week!

baby · Family · Moms · Photography

First Birthday Cake Smash Photoshoot

So this post is just a little delayed considering baby G turned one in November. Whoops! Adorable pictures of babies covered in cake never go out of style though, so I’m sharing them anyway. This birthday made me emotional, y’all. G is most likely our last kid (on purpose) and I had an extremely hard… Continue reading First Birthday Cake Smash Photoshoot

cooking · fitness · Health

Exercise Is the Worst, But I Hate Cellulite

Working out sucks. There, I said it. I hate everything about working out – the sweat, the soreness, the way I slowly die inside as my muscles burn and every cell in my body screams at me to stop. It is the literal worst. Can’t I just live on protein smoothies and eat 1000 calories… Continue reading Exercise Is the Worst, But I Hate Cellulite