health

3 Winter Hacks for Staying Healthy //

January 6, 2018

Winter is always tough on my family — and I know we’re not alone. Between the crazy cold, negative temperatures here in the Northeast, and the piling inches of snow, it can be hard to remember the importance of taking care of myself and my family. So I’m sharing my list of Simple Winter Self-Care Hacks […]

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It’s Okay To Feel Overwhelmed at Christmas

December 22, 2017

Oh, Christmas! The most wonderful time of the year! I’ve said it before — I absolutely love the way my children light up at the mere mention of Santa. All of the magic that I see through their eyes translates into the happiest of feelings for me. But there’s a side to Christmas that is […]

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Baby Number 3 // The First Trimester

December 18, 2017

It’s here! It’s here! The end of my first trimester has come and gone! I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t nervous every second of every day for the past 14 weeks. Despite never having had any serious complications with any of my pregnancies, there was something about finding out I was pregnant in […]

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#MeToo

November 30, 2017

I’ve gone back and forth about publishing this since the original #MeToo movement started. Truthfully, there are about a million other holiday-themed posts I should be posting right now. But this is just too important to put off for any longer. A part of me hasn’t wanted to share this story because, well, it’s hard […]

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a Thanksgiving SURPRISE!

November 23, 2017

I’ve been keeping a HUGE secret. Like, bigger than big. And it explains everything, friends. I promise. And what better day to share it than Thanksgiving, right?! That’s right — Remy Bea will be a middle child as of June 2018! I know, I know. After Remy Bea was born in January 2016, I swore […]

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The ONE Stocking Stuffer You NEED This Year. | PLUS A GIVEAWAY

November 22, 2017

As a busy mom I often find myself doing my self-care routine on-the-go. I mean that quite literally. I’ve been known to keep my makeup bag in my purse so that I can do my makeup in the car, usually in the parking lot before going into work. I know, I know… Lame, right? I […]

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Digging Deep in Motherhood // Opening Up About My Infant Feeding Journey

October 8, 2017

    From the moment Remy Bea was born, everything changed. Sure, that’s to be expected when having a second child; but I mean it in the way that my world was turned upside down — this child was unlike anything I could have ever imagined. But the one thing she was always good at […]

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Anxiety and Kids: 5 Things I Am Doing To Raise Better Humans.

October 3, 2017

  I’ve been really struggling lately (hence, the quiet around these parts…). One of the reasons is because I have anxiety, and sometimes that anxiety rears it’s ugly head at inopportune times. My last serious bout of anxiety was in the wake of Remy Bea’s birth. But lately I’ve been paralyzed with a different kind […]

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End of Summer Health + Fitness Update | and a BIG announcement!

August 31, 2017

Guys, I am proud to say that I didn’t let the hustle and bustle of Summer get me off track with my health and fitness journey. Wooo hooo! Weight Watchers Update  // I’m at my lowest weight since Remy was born. Not my goal weight, but significantly closer. I’m down 30.5 pounds since I started WW […]

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Accountability // Health + Fitness Update #2

July 11, 2017

It’s been a whole month since my first health + fitness update, so I guess it’s time for some accountability. Right? Ugh. Right. Here’s the thing — the scale? It’s only moved a tiny bit. Like, only a pound and a half lost in 4 weeks. But? I’ve gained strength + muscle and I’ve lost […]

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