Health and Fitness

A healthy mom equals a healthy family, and chasing kids around is only a piece of the puzzle. We've got easy ideas to make your health and fitness a priority so you can fill your cup first.


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The Best Exercises To Do While Pregnant

Exercising during pregnancy is perfectly safe and even extremely beneficial for both you and your little one. You’ll...

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The Importance of Rest

Prioritizing rest is essential. Our bodies were not created to go constantly. We need to recharge at some...

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Mindset Health

The number one thing I teach my clients is that a strong, healthy mindset is the important piece...

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It's Ok to Not be "Ok" with Who You Are: Self-Improvement Resources

It’s ok to not be ok with who you are. In the world today, we confuse self-acceptance with...

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How I'm Finally Getting Through Postpartum Depression After 10 Long Months

Postpartum Depression is no joke, and after months of not feeling myself, I feel like I am turning...

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Please Don't Talk About My Weight

Weight and body image are both touchy subjects in general, but this is even more true for pregnant...

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A Weighty Topic

I recently heard dreaded words come out of my 7-year-old daughter’s mouth, “I think I’m fat.” Anxiety coursed through...

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Help Your Kids Become Healthy Adults by Making Good Choices Now

Of course, as a parent, you want your children to be happy and healthy.  Good choices now can...

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Raising Healthy Children: How to Help Your Child Make Healthy Choices

When you become a parent, you have a dream of what family life will look like.It’s the picture-perfect...

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The Rise of the 'Mum-Bod'

There's always something in the news about the latest male celebrity and how he's rocking a dad-bod. Now,...

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Why You Should Stop Dieting for Good!

Let’s face it, the expectations for moms are impossible to live up to. Whether the expectations are set by...

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Everything you Need to Know About the Flu, the Flu Shot and Common Myths

Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is an infectious disease caused by a virus. The flu can be...

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Ditch-the-Dairy Challenge!

Have you noticed lately that plant-based milks are everywhere? It seems like a lot of people are quitting...

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Setting Boundaries And Encouraging Healthy Relationships

I’m sure everybody out there has a friend or family member with whom they just can’t see eye-to-eye...

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How Can Temper Tantrums Teach Your Child To Regulate Emotions And Manage Anxiety

Emotions and anxiety are normal human experiences that can be helpful in some situations (like the intense joy...

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5 Things to do to Prevent Your Kid & Yourself from Getting Sick

With summer slowly coming to an end and the weather gradually cooling down, it's only a matter of...

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You're going to be alright -Realities of Postpartum Depression/Anxiety.

Postpartum depression and anxiety are topics that are rarely talked about right? Like the actual reality of it. I'm...

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The ONE SECRET to improve the quality of your sleep

As a health coach, I support moms to lose the baby weight naturally and for good. One of...

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Is The Problem Motherhood? No, It's Your Hormones!

A friend sent me this joke the other day: Doctor: Do you have kids?Woman: Yes, I have 3...

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Postpartum Depression: Are the “Baby Blues” and Postpartum Depression the Same Thing?

Dr. Stephanie Liu discusses the differences between "baby blues" and postpartum depression. Taken with permission from her blog Life...

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How digestive issues contribute to “Mummy Tummy”

There has been so much talk lately about “mummy tummy”, and what people are generally referring to is...

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6 Healthy Habits For Moms

Let’s face it. Healthy habits aren’t a walk in the park. It takes time to kill old habits...

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How to Get Your Husband to Use Essential Oils

Recently, my husband actually joined me in building out our doTERRA team and hosting classes. Our first class...

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How I Lost the Baby Weight Quickly While Breastfeeding

For every mom who loses weight easily while breastfeeding, there’s another mom who can’t seem to shake the...

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Postpartum Depression Isn't Necessarily Sadness

I think we can all safely say that we have heard of postpartum depression...Dunh Dunh DUnnnhhhhh.... Am I...

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How I Lost 42 Pounds

As most mamas can relate with, you get pregnant for the first time, your body changes, you put...

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I Want to Be THAT Mom in the Park

I have to ask you a pretty honest question: Am I the only mom bored out of her...

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The Mom, The Kids and The Gym

If there was something harder than rocket science I think I just found it. On what planet, is...

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Not Your Average Workout

Having been an athlete my entire life, when I became a mother I realized that as difficult as...

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What does it really mean to want your pre-baby body back?

I've been doing some digging into this phrase lately... Uttering the sentence "I want my pre-baby body back"...

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Why Small Fitness Goals Matter

I did something I hate doing but it was kind of awesome and I think all of us...

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Loving Your Postpartum Body

I wore a crop top the other day. As a 32 year old mother to 6, I wore...

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Cooking Can Be Easy! Here's How...

When I was living in Paris, one of my favorite pastimes was to visit my aunt and spend...

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How much sleep does my baby need: What is sleep and how does it change throughout life

Did you know that as we age, we need less and less sleep?  When you are 65 years...

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5 Self-Care Activities for Busy Moms That Take Less Than 5 Minutes

Self-care is important. We all know that. However, the act of self-care, while super important, can be...

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Postpartum Recovery Starts with a Healthy Pregnancy!

Postpartum Recovery Starts with a Healthy PregnancyAs a prenatal & postpartum health coach, I have seen a wide...

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Top 5 Self-Care Strategies in a Season of Selflessness

Enter the season of Selflessness. Where Motherhood takes over, and we juggle households, jobs, and children all while...

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Your Holiday Party (digestive) Survival Kit

Holiday Madness As holiday season is upon us, many of us are spending too much money, eating and...

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Making New Years Resolutions a Family Venture

It’s a time to think about what you’ve accomplished this year and what you hope to accomplish in...

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7 Simple Tips for Not Gaining this Holiday Season

Have you already given up?Feeling like, "Its December. So what’s the point? I’ll just eat my face off for...

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How Motherhood Changed my Relation with my Body

There was a time when I used to hate my body with a fierceness that almost killed me....

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Tips on Keeping a New Born Healthy During the Holidays

I had my second baby in October and something I never stressed about much with my first was...

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Practicing With My Mom Hat On

It’s a funny thing about being a dietitian, that somehow people think that I think differently about feeding...

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How I Survived The First 100 Days Postpartum

100 Days of Darkness?Early on in my postpartum days, someone sent me this article, titled The 100 Days...

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Top 5 Tips for Exercising Post Pregnancy

Those first postpartum months are such a special time for mom and baby. For me, both my pregnancies...

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How to Treat a Baby's Sneezing and Stuffy Nose

Babies are just miserable when they are ill. They are crying all the time, in a bad mood,...

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Where the Mom Things Are

Sometimes when you’re feeling overwhelmed, you need a place where you can be kid free. Being a stay-at-home...

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Falling In Love With Your Postpartum Body

The metamorphosis your body goes through to make you a mother is remarkable. Even though most days you...

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10 All Natural Anxiety Tamers

I've battled anxiety on and off throughout my entire life. But it wasn't until I became a mom...

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Why it's okay (and encouraged) to be happy for yourself!

I have been noticing this trend in social media culture recently:  "Realness" tends to be connected to hardships,...

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How To Start Leading a Healthy Life

Do you ever look at yourself in the mirror and wish away those muffin handles? Or that baby...

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Give Your Family a Health Boost!

Yesterday I popped to the supermarket to grab a "quick picnic" for my family. Even though I'm super...

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Not Your Average Workout

Having been an athlete my entire life, when I became a mother I realized that as difficult as...

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Why All New Moms Should be Strength Training

Why All New Moms Should be Strength TrainingThe First 6 Weeks Strength Training is important for so many...

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Mask Free

Three years ago, I was laying in bed with my baby girl (the one who never slept), and...

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Mom and Baby Workout Classes

I took three weeks off before I delivered my beautiful baby and I spent every morning in the...

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Perfect Timing

I have pondered many, many things over the last eight years of motherhood. And timing has absolutely been...

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Endorphins make you happy!

“Endorphins make you happy!” The key to my sanity postpartum has been daily walks. It's a chance...

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Feeling Pretty Postpartum

Goodbye pregnancy glow, hello more wild hormones. Feeling pretty postpartum was and still is difficult for me. Let’s...

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Sunscreen Basics for You and Your Kids

It's finally summertime! Time for festivals, berry picking, the beach, hiking, playgrounds, and more. And there's also that...

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Beating Melanoma

Laughter feels different now. What took so much effort a year ago, rolls over my tongue and...

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Fitness Journey, Scale and Mindset

A little bit about my recent fitness journey after baby, the scale and the right mindset - ...

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On July 11, 2011, I woke up on top of the world. I felt like I was running my...

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6 Tips for Sticking with Post Partum Fitness

Diving back into fitness after having a baby is not an easy thing to do. There’s lots of...

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The Anxiety Wellness Queen

With Anxiety on the rise especially amongst women, I thought it would be good to talk with my...

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The importance of Self Care

As moms we all need a little self care in our lives.  Depending on what season of life...

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