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What might we gain if we give up the desire to do it all?

Hi Beauties,

I am SO excited to introduce you to today's guest blogger. I met Nicole through a mutual friend a few years back. She has recently launched a new blog to share her gifts and story with the world. I always admire women who are putting themselves out there and seeking to encourage others and [...]

By |September 2nd, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

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Sisterhood: September’s Monthly Mission!

Hello Beauties!

Welcome to a new month!

To me, September feels like a second fresh start. January is the obvious one; a new year with new possibilities. But every September I feel that same kind of excitement. The weather changes, school begins, and the opportunity to make changes presents itself.

This month's mission is practical and simple...yet it [...]

By |September 2nd, 2015|Categories: Balanced Life Sisterhood|3 Comments

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Sisterhood: September Workout, Calendar & Recipes

Hello Sisterhood!

Welcome to a new month. As you know, I'm on "maternity leave" this month but The Sisterhood will go on! I haven't disappeared, I'm just trying to take a little time to adjust to life with 2 little ones in the house.

I've got a great month planned for you and I can't wait to [...]

By |September 1st, 2015|Categories: Balanced Life Sisterhood|4 Comments

Postpartum Exercise: returning to Pilates after pregnancy

After having my first daughter I remember being shocked by how weak my abs and pelvic floor felt when I started exercising again.

I had kept up with my Pilates and walking routine throughout the entire pregnancy so I didn’t expect to feel as though I had lost so much strength.

This was incredibly eye opening to [...]

August Favorites

Hi Beauties!

Can you believe we're wrapping up another month? I hardly can. I'm savoring these final days of summer and hope you are too. :)

The end of the month means another edition of my monthly favorites.

Here's what I 've been loving this month...

1. Palisade Peaches
Although I miss the abundance of fresh produce in California - [...]

Link Love: what I’ve been reading…

Hi Beauties!

I hope you had a good weekend. For your reading pleasure here are a few links to interesting articles from around the web...

The more I learn about gut health the more amazed I am. Check out these 5 surprising ways your gut health affects your weight, mood and stress. (wellandgood.com)

A helpful guide to nut [...]

By |August 24th, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance|5 Comments

It’s almost baby time!

Hi Beauties,

Well, it's about that time!

My due date is right around the corner so I'm prepping to take a little bit of time off to figure how in the world to manage two kids. :)

Though I'll be cutting back on my work schedule for a few months the blog will stay alive! I have posts lined [...]

By |August 19th, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance|Tags: , , , |30 Comments

Body Image and Pregnancy

Even though gaining weight is a natural part of pregnancy, that doesn't mean it's always easy.

What IS easy is being misled by photos of beautiful women modeling maternity clothes or celebrities who seem to expand only in the belly.

The truth is, pregnancy weight gain looks different for everyone. 

Some gain a lot, some gain a little, some feel [...]

Not So Skinny Jeans: how going up a size helped my self-confidence

Hi Beauties!

I'm sure excited to introduce you to our guest blogger today, Stephanie Wilson.

Stephanie and I connected through our passion for writing, blogging and inspiring women through keeping it real online in a world that often feels curated and "perfect."

Stephanie is a very talented writer and has much wisdom to share. Her message in this [...]

By |August 12th, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance|8 Comments

Prenatal Pilates Series: Stretching & Stress Relief

Hi Beauties!

I hope you've been enjoying this free series. It's been fun for me to connect with you on the journey of pregnancy and to share the ups and downs of this season in such a safe, supportive community.

We're wrapping up the Prenatal Pilates Series today with a video dedicated to stretching & stress relief. [...]

By |August 10th, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance, Motherhood Mondays|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments