fasting, fit mama, nutrition, fitness, food, health, life, nutrition, self care, surviving motherhood

Diets work…until they don’t

As most of you know, I am very passionate about fitness and nutrition. Our bodies are machines and if we don't give them the right fuel, we eventually burn out and get sick. Never have I ever believed something to be so true. For years, I just ate and ate and ate and could care… Continue reading Diets work…until they don’t

Babies, Toddlers, family, life, love, motherhood, self care

I love you so much it hurts

I love you much too much. I've known it from the start, but yet my love is such, I can't control my heart. Alma Cogann Have you ever heard someone say you love something or someone so much it hurts?! Well, it's true. I'm not just talking about your first love, although I will say… Continue reading I love you so much it hurts

Babies, Toddlers, disciplining a toddler, motherhood, parenting, surviving motherhood, toddlerhood

Holy Meltdowns

Does your toddler go from 0-200? My 3 year old does and I constantly go back and forth between wondering if I should be worried, to NO, this has to be normal, right?! My husband is a firefighter and I'm a full-time teacher. It's now summer and I am off from my job, although still… Continue reading Holy Meltdowns

motherhood, wishlist

Mommy’s Wish List/Products I love

I'm not sure about you, but whenever I go out, I swear I find things I want to buy and then I put it back and buy something for my kids. I feel guilty everything I pick something up to buy and I almost always put it back. Again, I either live at Target, Costco,… Continue reading Mommy’s Wish List/Products I love

summer, summer reading, books

Summer must reads 2018

Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are so You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts The Glass Castle: A Memoir The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery Through the Eyes of a Lion: Facing Impossible… Continue reading Summer must reads 2018

Babies, Toddlers, fit mama, nutrition, fitness, Isagenix, motherhood

Healthy Body, Healthy Soul

It took me along time to make health a priority and a habit, but I feel as if I am good enough at it to give advice. Please note that anything in this blog is not a prescription or permission to do any of the following, but just some tips and advice that have helped… Continue reading Healthy Body, Healthy Soul

fit mama, nutrition, fitness

Get off your ass, Do it for YOU

Surprise, surprise, here is yet another post about taking care of YOU. I am very passionate about this topic, but I can tell you, it is NOT easy. There are many barriers, especially when a mom, that prevent you from taking care of you- kids, lack of sleep, work, staying on top of chores and… Continue reading Get off your ass, Do it for YOU

Babies, Toddlers, motherhood, potty training

How I Potty Trained My Toddler

This past week, I potty trained my daughter. I was off for April vacation and decided that we were both ready. Tip #1- Make sure you are both ready. Last summer she was just turning 2 and she started to show interest in the potty so I had her naked for most of the summer… Continue reading How I Potty Trained My Toddler

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The day I snapped

Life is freakin hard lately. Being a mom is the hardest job I have ever done in my life. I am trying so hard to juggle my life and I can't seem to get ahold of it. I feel so overwhelmed with everything and I feel like a big failure. I miss my first-born- just… Continue reading The day I snapped

Babies, Toddlers, motherhood, parenting, surviving motherhood

36 Mom Realities

1. You can't really wear perfume anymore because your nursing babes will choke on it. Hell, you really can't be cute anymore unless you have a nanny, are rich, and/or you have help around the clock. 2. Can't really be naked anymore because your toddler will tell everyone they saw your "Gina". 3. Your car… Continue reading 36 Mom Realities