Don’t look back.

I don’t know if it’s stress and anxiety, my love for exercise, holding my baby or all of the above…but my neck & shoulders are a hot mess. That’s 100% where I carry all of my past, present + future worries. I had another great experience with @decicco_acu today and was reminded that all of this tension and my emotions …

Women’s Health

What can you do differently this week to improve your overall health? Here are some of my favorite wellness rituals: 1. Have a cup of warm lemon water first thing in the morning or before bed…or both! 2. Get moving to kick start your day! Wherever you are, whoever you are, do something to get your body movin! My favorite …

You’re Pregnant! Now What?

When you find out you are pregnant, a million and one thoughts start to run through your mind. Take a breath! Here are 5 tips on what to do now. 1. Decide when to announce your pregnancy. Everyone is different! I told my husband and my immediate family right away. Aside from that, I waited until the second trimester to …

Empowered Women Empower Women

It’s always a good time when women come together to support each other. I had such a great time at this Women for Women event and met so many amazing babes. Here are some of my favorite takeaways from tonight…. “Don’t measure your greatness against someone else’s. We are all a work in progress. Each stage of your life is …

Sleep like a baby…

I wish I could tell you the secrets to sleeping like a baby throughout your pregnancy. I’m pretty sure that’s impossible. Instead I have 3 tips to help you get a better nights sleep. Lets face it…sleeping during pregnancy kind of sucks. You finally get comfortable and then you realize you have to pee again. The baby is kicking constantly. …

My Top 5 Pregnancy Exercise Tips

Before getting pregnant I was in the best shape of my life. I was eating well, going to yoga, hiking and combining HIIT & weight training. And then…BAM. I spent most of my 1st trimester dry heaving & eating ALL of the carbs. During my 2nd trimester my plans to get back into a fitness routine were squashed by bed …

Health…it’s all about balance.

This blog goes out to my pregnant mamas fighting cravings + my friends recovering from enjoying a big meal on Thanksgiving and all of the leftovers since then… While clean eating is a wonderful concept about being mindful with your meal choices + eating wholesome nutritious foods, it does have its limitations. Over the past few years I have changed …

My 3 Tips for Beginning a Meditation Practice

1. Keep it simple. Start by keeping it short and sweet. Even three deep breaths can shift your mindset and bring you some peace. From there, you can work your way up and it will become easier each time. Don’t stress if you get lost in thought or outside noise. Simply return back to your breath and keep going. 2. …

Find your tribe. Love them hard.

You can read all the pregnancy books & baby books in the world, but there’s nothing like a mom tribe. You need one, especially during pregnancy. New aches & pains, maternity clothes, midnight anxiety attacks, registry must haves, hospital bag necessities…the list goes on & on. You don’t have to go it alone! Early on in my pregnancy, I reached …

My Favorite Self Care Ritual

Practicing self care is no easy task. I was the type of person who got caught up in the hustle & bustle of this crazy life. The only time I “relaxed” was when my head hit the pillow. Even then my mind was still racing. When my doctor told me that I had polyhydramnios, a condition seen in about 1% …