How I Overcame An Unhealthy Relationship With Food + Exercise

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It’s summer, people like to let loose and have fun. Maybe you worked hard for your bikini body, or maybe you just gave birth to a baby, regardless, you want to feel good. Not long ago, I shared a video that I thought gave insight into how I overcame my own food guilt. You guys told […]

10 Things I Did Not Expect To Happen With Baby #2

I had a lot of anxiety before giving birth to Connor. I expected a rough recovery, painful nursing sessions and the baby blues. I however did not expect these 10 things to happen… #1. A long labor. Every one told me the second child comes FAST. People warned me about staying on Cape Cod until […]

Postpartum Update: Nursing, Hormones, Tommy, & more

It’s been over a week since we became a family of four. I loved writing my birth story so I can remember it when Connor is older. I wanted to share a little today in regards to my own postpartum recovery, how Tommy is doing as a big brother and how we’re adjusting. Postpartum Life […]

My Postpartum Fitness Plan – My Time To Fly Again Is Coming

Sponsored by Zappos. I miss running. When I found out I was pregnant in October, I chose to stop because I didn’t enjoy feeling like I had to pee every 5 minutes. I was also pretty into the Peloton bike at the time. Fast forward to my third trimester when the warm weather arrived and […]

Connor’s Birth Story

Connor was born Tuesday morning at 5 am on July 17th, 2018. I had a feeling he wasn’t going to come early and I was right. I elected to be induced at 41 weeks because of how large his brother Tommy was at birth. Tommy was 10 days late and while I was induced with him, […]

Just a Little 41 Week Update…

So, we are at the hospital. I elected to get induced at 41 weeks because Tommy was so large and I didn’t want to risk a larger baby and not be able to deliver vaginally. The last time I was induced with Tommy it went very fast. I was given one dose of cytotec and […]

Baby Registry Essentials For Round 2 | Video

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When you have the same sex child for number two, you do not get another shower or a sprinkle. You do however get the chance to buy the things yourself that you wish you had registered for the first time. For me, this meant placing a focus on convenience and sleep. Before Tommy, we were […]

Pregnancy Update: Week 39 | Baby #2

Happy early 4th of July! I took off last week to spend some quality time with Tommy and we 100% enjoyed it. Now that Dad has joined us in Cape Cod, I am of course the second choice but I am OK with that because it meant I got to sleep in today. I wanted […]

Nutty Greens Smoothie Recipe | Sneaking Veggies Into Tommy’s Diet

Getting Tommy to eat a nutritious diet is challenging. Like most first-time parents, I assumed that he would happily eat the freshly roasted veggies I prepared for dinner or green eggs aka eggs with spinach for breakfast. Turns out, I have become one of those moms I was subconsciously side eyeing. Getting your kid to […]

I Need To Stop Working Out

I took a 60 minute spin class 3 days before my due date with Tommy. Afterwards, I’m sure I did nothing for the rest of the day. I no longer have that luxury so I stopped working out/taking classes for the most part. Last night, I was feeling overwhelmed. I decided in May that I would […]