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5 Ways To Manage Stress

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Since today is national Stress Awareness Day, I’m sharing 5 ways I cope with stress. Stress is a normal part of life, but how we cope with and manage stress has a tremendous affect on not only our mental health but our physical health as well. In fact, during a very stressful period in my life, I was unable to conceive. After I was able to identify and manage the big stressors in my life, I became pregnant with my…

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How I Get My Kids Back On Schedule After Daylight Savings

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Ok, so I didn’t intend on sharing this today, but since some of you asked how to normalize life after daylight savings time with little ones, I’ll tell you what I did this weekend which has worked for us since 2015. I am not an expert by any means, however, this trick has saved us from any wild 5am wake up calls. Here is how I get my kids back on schedule after daylight savings:…

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Baby Sprinkle Invitations Made Simple

When my mom mentioned she wanted to throw a baby sprinkle for me and my baby girl, I worried that it sounded like a lot of work for her. She’s a busy grandma with four grandbabies who runs her own business and does so much for me, so I didn’t want her to be stressed with invitations and planning.…

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Third Time Around

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I am so excited to share with you all that I am expecting my third baby March 1! I found out a few days before my first son’s third birthday. When I asked him what he wanted for his big day, he said, “a SISTER!” He is nothing if not intuitive, but he has also been asking for a sister ever since he saw Frozen. I did became nervous about how he would receive the news if we were to…

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How I Lost 40 Pounds In 9 Months Post Partum

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Happy Fitness Friday! Today I’m circling back to addressing a question some of you have asked in more depth, as promised: how I lost 40 lbs in 9 months post partum. So in case you’re new here, I had my second son, Luke James, in April. He was born a few months before my first son Bear Hunter’s second birthday. Having two babies in under two years was a double whammy on my body in many ways, and I have…

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The Best Brownie Recipe Ever

The Best Brownie Recipe Ever

Since today is National Brownie Day, I thought I would share my own recipe for the best brownies on planet earth. Fun fact: some of my friends call me Brownie, so it’s essentially my name and therefore I am an expert. I am actually not a big sweets person unless I am majorly PMSing or pregnant, which is not-so-coincidentally when I perfected this recipe. It is adapted from Katherine Hepburn’s personal recipe, which was originally published by the New York…

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5 Fitness Tips For New Moms

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Happy Fitness Friday! Since some of you have asked, I’m sharing some of the things that have helped me work on getting in shape after having two kids in less than two years. I am no expert by any means, these are just some of the things that have really helped me on my journey thus far. Join a gym that has good babysitting. Coordinating separate childcare creates a hurdle and is more costly. Even the babysitting at the more…

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