top four postpartum weight loss mistakes and easy fixes

Losing weight after pregnancy is HARD.  Sure, there are the select few who somehow look better after they’ve popped out a little one (not fair!), but those ladies are few and far between.  For the great majority, the old rule of, “Nine months to gain, nine months to take it off,” holds true and even …

on maternity leave in america and a call for change

I just need to sit down and type all this out.  Who knows if I’ll post it.  I try to stay away from these controversial types of posts, but I just can’t NOT say the things about this topic that I want to say.  I don’t even have any pictures – just words. My heart …

three months postpartum

I think I’ll always say this but TIME FLYS.  It scares me when I look at my children and see that they’re outgrowing their clothes or when the toys that they once thought were “the coolest” are now being passed to down to Porter (but I appreciate the sharing).  Henry is now old enough to …

on getting beach body ready

I was at Walmart yesterday and saw TWO magazines with the term “beach body.”  As in “get yourself beach body ready.” Here’s the deal ->  If you’ve got a body, you’re ready for the beach.  Period.  Nobody is looking at you anyway – they’re all too busy sucking in their own stomachs.  Promise.  The whole point …

two months postpartum {porter & i}

Two months in!  I think we’ll keep him. Life is going well for this family of five!  I was a little worried about jealousy issues (especially from Clara) when Porter came along but I’m SO happy to say that I haven’t seen even a hint!  They love him.  They dote on him.  They ask where …

on being squishy and my priorities

(I’m going to think out loud today.  About my body and mind.  Which isn’t your body or mind.  So just bare with me and listen while I ramble, list-style. These are #firstworldproblems for sure.) I’m nearly 7 weeks postpartum. And my body is a bit squishy. Nothing a few months won’t fix. But still squishy…for …