Mom Talk: Accepting My Body After Baby

Even before I became a Mom, I had plans for a comeback for my body. I had big plans for amazing before-and-after photos with a success story to go along with it. But then, somewhere along the way things changed. My mindset shifted and I became much more focused on accepting my body after baby versus trying to get “back” the body I had. [Read more…]

Mom Talk: Making Time for Yourself

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In my 2016 reader survey, I had several requests for a post on how on manage my stress. The answer? I’ve learned to take care of myself. [Read more…]

How We Transitioned From Bottles & Easy Toddler Food Ideas

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Good Morning!

For my first Mom Talk post of the year, I am sharing how we transitioned away from bottles to milk and some of the convenience foods that help us get through busy days.

So first things first, let’s talk about moving away from bottles. This was something that intimidated me at first and despite lots of google researching and asking my tribe of mom friends, no one seemed to have the same answer. So, like every other transition, I went with my gut and did what felt best. [Read more…]

Mom Talk: Lessons Learned While Traveling with a Baby

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Good Morning!

I’m continuing along with my Mom Talk series with a topic that I’ve been getting a lot of questions on- traveling with a baby! Earlier in the month we took both a road trip and Buel’s first flight, so I thought now would be a good time to share some things I’ve learned around the way. [Read more…]

Mom Talk: The Importance of Self Care

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Good Morning!

After feeling completely burnt out on Friday, a weekend of no plans was just what I needed. We spent our evenings vegging on the couch, slept over eight hours each night, I stayed in my pajamas all day on Saturday and Sunday we spent the day as a family. I am feeling so much better today!

This leads me to my next topic in my Mom Talk series- Self Care. As important as it is for EVERYONE to take care of themselves, as a Mom it’s becoming increasingly more important. It’s true what they say, you cannot take care of others unless you take care of yourself first.
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Mom Talk: Marriage After Baby

Marriage After Baby

Good Morning!

I hope you’re enjoying these new series, I’m enjoying writing them! Between Work Life and Mom Talk, I’m hoping to share my experiences and learn as I continue to settle into each and every new phase.

Today I’m venturing into uncharted territory and talking about marriage after baby. Real talk: it’s hard! [Read more…]

Mom Talk: Establishing A Bedtime Routine

Establishing A Bedtime Routine

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Mom Talk: Transitioning to Solids and Table Food

How We Transitioned to Table Food
Good Morning!

When it comes to motherhood, a lot of things seem complicated. I admit that food was one of those things for me. But, it ended up being one of the most fun things for us!
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