Health and Fitness

My Letter to New Mom’s About “Bouncing Back”

Dear Mom who wishes to “Bounce Back”, I see your posts. I see them everyday. You post these photos of your food, your workouts, your measurements, your before & afters. In fact my facebook and instagram are littered with them. Littered with all of these moms striving for an ounce of their body before their… Continue reading My Letter to New Mom’s About “Bouncing Back”

Sanity Savers

Control the Controllable

I recently had a conversation with another mom who was unhappy with her work situation. Things are work were hard for her and she was having a hard time being happy at work due to the environment, and keeping everyone at home happy as well. I remember all too well how that felt. I remember… Continue reading Control the Controllable

Health and Fitness, Sanity Savers

Meal Prep Tips for Post Vacation

We travel a lot. As in a whole lot. In 2017 I took 13 trips, 2 of which were to two international countries. Coming home can be hard: jet lag, mounds of laundry, routines getting back into the swing of things, and getting back into normal eating habits. I’ve found this really great system now… Continue reading Meal Prep Tips for Post Vacation

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Guest Blog: Wendi Huskins

1 Year Later: Reflecting on Loss, Postpartum Depression, and Healing from Miscarriage I remember that January day we found out we were pregnant. I have never felt joy, like I did in that moment with my husband. We both had smiles, a glow, and tears of joy running down our faces. It never crossed my… Continue reading Guest Blog: Wendi Huskins

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Guest Blog: Depression and How to Pull Out of It

I got a phone call from someone very dear to me the other day. She felt really down and in a dark place. It took me back to a time when I struggled badly with depression myself.It started in 2009 when I was a new military wife with a husband who was gone A LOT.… Continue reading Guest Blog: Depression and How to Pull Out of It

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Guest Blog: Don’t Deny the Signs

Most people think that becoming a mom is the happiest times of a woman’s life. Babies are cute- tiny fingers and toes, those cute cooing sounds, the adorable clothes. Sometimes people forget the other not so cute side of having a baby- the hormonal changes, being tired from lack of sleep, the visual changes in… Continue reading Guest Blog: Don’t Deny the Signs

Health and Fitness, Sanity Savers

Meal Tips for New Moms

I’ve spoken to quite a few overwhelmed mamas who have newborns at home lately. They’re struggling to get in the nutrition they need or are struggling finding the time to eat when it’s all said and done. They’re hungry, exhausted, and life with a newborn is constantly changing- so it’s super challenging. I have a… Continue reading Meal Tips for New Moms

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Why Fresh 48 Sessions Matter – Becci Ravera Photography

Roseville, Sacramento and Northern CA Photographer | Family and Newborn Lifestyle PhotographerI was talking to a friend the other day. This friend is a beautiful soul and mama to two little ones. We were talking about all the things that mom friends talk about, how we manage to juggle everything, how we used to be cool… Continue reading Why Fresh 48 Sessions Matter – Becci Ravera Photography

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Day 12 of 12 Days of Stress Free

This is probably my second favorite subject after my Vacation one- and it has truly been an incredible blessing for me in my life this past year. Anxiety and depression are my key cornerstones to help women- but more so- I meet a lot of women- for reasons on their own- who want to wean… Continue reading Day 12 of 12 Days of Stress Free

Health and Fitness, Sanity Savers

Day 11 of 12 Days of Stress Free

Remember yesterday- my soap box about nutrition? Well today I’m going to talk about another foundation block-SleepingThis is totally a taboo subject as well- because somewhere between the 90s and 2017 we developed this belief that sleep was overrated. All nights, energy drinks, energy pills and supplements were developed to keep us awake and performing… Continue reading Day 11 of 12 Days of Stress Free