Blogs I Love…

It often surprises people that I don't read many health and fitness blogs. In fact, I don't read any other fitness blogs and a tiny handful of nutrition-related blogs.

This is mostly intentional as I like to keep my inspiration here on The Balanced Life fresh and un-affected by what others are doing. It's too easy [...]

By |October 19th, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance, Robin's Favorites|1 Comment

A confession about balance…

Today's guest post is so perfect for The Balanced Life. I can relate on so many levels to the way Hanneke describes what "balanced" used to mean to her. I hope you enjoy her words and feel as encouraged as I do after reading this post....enjoy!

A Confession About Balance...
Guest post by Hanneke Antonelli

As we head [...]

By |October 14th, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Husband Lunch Ideas

Those of you who follow me on Instagram are probably familiar the photos I post of my husband’s lunches.

As you know, I’m a health-nut. My husband? Not so much.

He’s come a long way over the past few years so I have to give him credit, but when given the choice, he’d rather eat a burger [...]

By |October 12th, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance|3 Comments

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Q&A Wednesday: why do my hip flexors hurt when I do Pilates?

Q: Hi Robin! I've been reading your blog for awhile and really appreciate all the tips and resources you provide. Thank you! I've recently started doing Pilates and notice that sometimes my hip flexors really start to hurt. It's usually when I'm lying on my back with my legs in "tabletop" position. Any ideas on [...]

By |October 7th, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance, Q & A Wednesday|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Healthy Toddler Lunch Ideas with PlanetBox

This one is for the mamas out there...

If you're a mom you know the challenges of feeding a toddler all too well.

My daughter was impossible to feed as an infant. Impossible. In fact, she would gag and throw up most of the food we gave her until she hit the 1 year mark. (To give you [...]

By |October 5th, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance, Motherhood Mondays|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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September Favorites

Hi Beauties!

Popping in with another round-up of my favorite things from the past month...

1. Make Ahead Paleo by Tammy Credicott
This book was recommended to me by someone on Facebook (thank you!) and it was just what I needed in preparation for baby #2's arrival. I took a day to clear out the freezer and prep [...]

By |September 30th, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance, Robin's Favorites|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

Body After Baby: birth – week 3

Hi Beauties!

While I'm technically still out on "maternity leave" (when you're self-employed, maternity leave is a relative term), I'm popping in to share an update on my postpartum journey with you.

I've thought long and hard about how I want to share my this journey here on the blog and I really appreciated your feedback on Instagram [...]

Healthy Snack Ideas Using Nut Butter

Hi Beauties!

A few months ago I attended the Work Life Thrive summit hosted by my good friend Cindy of Women In The Mix. It was a wonderful event and while I was there I met Jess from Kalot Superfood. I was excited to officially meet her because I've been a fan of Kalot's nut butters since I [...]

By |September 28th, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance|0 Comments

Nourishing Families: meals for new parents

Hi Beauties!

As you know I'm taking a little time to rest and adjust to life with a new little one so I have a wonderful guest post lined up for you today.

My friend, Madeline, is a nutritionist and foodie.  When she offered to write about healthy meals for new parents I said "yes please!" It [...]

By |September 23rd, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance, Motherhood Mondays|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Link Love: what I’ve been reading…

Happy Monday!

Popping in with a few links to interesting articles you may enjoy...

Plastic Purge: 10 safer ways to store food.

The pelvic floor is one of the most misunderstood muscle groups. This is a great post with exercises you can do from home. (goop)

THIS is why I do what I do. Only 7% of millenial women are [...]

By |September 21st, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance|1 Comment