Category: Self-Care

Moms are so busy taking care of their families, they often forget to take care of themselves. Get ideas for how to take care of yourself here.

Feelings of surprise – you’re not alone

We thought we would be able to approach motherhood in many of the same ways we have approached other new experiences in our lives – that is, with some preparation, some research, and with the reliance on ourselves as rational, competent and capable people.

FIT4MOM Tip of the Month – Building a Better Backside

Tip of the Month from FIT4MOM, which provides fitness and exercise programs to help moms make strides in fitness, motherhood, and life. We all want it – a cuter backside. But did you know that having a strong booty is an important part of having a strong core? Strong glutes provide a foundation to help support your whole lower body.…

Making space for me

I will never forget the way it felt to finally let a little me back into my life. It took almost a year from the time my first baby was born. Quinn was an all-consuming baby, from newborn colic and nursing struggles to restless nights and teething drama. I was bone tired and had been in survival mode for as long as…

ALL ABOUT THAT BABE: The Case for Seeing Your Body as Your Baby Does

“Each individual woman’s body demands to be accepted on its own terms.”  – Gloria Steinem I used to not get it. Like, really not get it. Even though I SHOULD have gotten it, because there was “that time when I was twelve…” But I’ll get to that in a minute. I grew up in a thin body, from a thin…

Higher Highs and Lower Lows

Finally we have the true roller coaster that is parenting. It can lift you, windswept, to breathtaking heights you never knew existed, and then drop you so fast it leaves you spinning and wanting to throw up.

Take care of yourself with your baby in tow

As a new mom, claiming some time for yourself can be a seemingly impossible feat! That sweet bundle of joy needs you; needs your time, attention, love and energy…pretty constantly. There ARE ways to still spend some time on yourself in this 24 hour job called motherhood!