The days of making oatmeal with different fixin’s for myself every morning are a distant memory. Now, fixing breakfast for my toddler is a task that has to be done…Read More
A great morning really sets the tone for the day. Sure, you can turn a bad morning around, but it feels like an uphill battle that sometimes, quite frankly, we don’t have the wherewithal to do.
In my 16 months of being a mama, I slowly added a few things to my morning routine (I’m a routine woman at heart!) that set my day off on the right foot. Here are three simple ways you can use your morning to get control of your day.Read More
Whether you love to cook or occasionally flex your dinner-making muscles, having a plan for how you’ll make dinner happen during your Fourth Trimester will save you from eating crap.
Here are 4 tactics that will keep you well-fueled in those first sleep-deprived months:Read More
After I had a baby, the days of going working out on my own schedule were immediately gone. Some days just getting to the gym feels daunting enough, and making a spin class on time can be an Olympic feat.
YouTube has been the perfect answer! I regularly turn to YouTube when I can’t get outside or make it to the gym. Here are some killer workout videos to get you started and in shape with no equipment!
Doing these few things at the end of my day, make things so much easier when I get up, that it is totally worth it!
I’ve had a couple of these habits since before having my son, and added the others now that my schedule is no longer my own.
Here are 5 things I do at night that make for an easier day:Read More
If you’re busy momming up, the last thing you want to do is curate your own Mother’s Day! Whether it’s your first Mother’s Day or this isn’t your first rodeo, I want you to have an amazing day, without stressing over what to do.
Here are some ideas for you to easily craft your perfect Mother’s Day (or just forward this post to your spouse!):
I still love a good workout, but it’s no longer the focus of my day, let alone my week. I no longer exercise according to my schedule, so I rely on a few tools to ensure I exercise remains a priority, but not a stress.
Here are three things that make exercising as a busy mom much easier:
At first, I felt like I was missing some instinct. Like I should know if the advice I was reading would be suitable for my baby, and I simply didn’t. So many times, the baby would be crying and my husband would ask, “What is it? Is he hungry?” and I would throw my hands in the air, “I don’t know, your guess is as good as mine!”
If you have no idea what your newborn needs, that is totally normal!