A Morning Routine: Why You Need One and How to Start

I have never been a morning person. Becoming a mother has forced me into that uncomfortable space before 9 a.m., but if I can avoid it, I will. Sure, back when I was working full-time, I was organized, productive, efficient, and fully dressed in makeup and high heels all before 9 a.m. (most days). But…… Continue reading A Morning Routine: Why You Need One and How to Start

How to Get Over a Breakup | Toxic Traits to Avoid

Every princess meets a few frogs before finding her Prince Charming. There are thousands of frog species in the world, and every frog you meet in real life is bound to fit into one category or another. I admit, frog may not be the nicest term, but it fits the princess analogy. Either way, they…… Continue reading How to Get Over a Breakup | Toxic Traits to Avoid

How I Got Rid of My Pregnancy & Hormonal Acne

I have struggled to get rid of pregnancy and hormonal acne through two pregnancies and post-partum journeys. In my opinion, adult acne has nothing on pregnancy and hormonal acne, because there is next to nothing you can do to get rid of it. But with the right products and a simple 3-step routine, I was…… Continue reading How I Got Rid of My Pregnancy & Hormonal Acne

Preparing for Labor

The third trimester of pregnancy is here and that mean’s it’s time to start preparing for labor. You have been preparing for the moment you will hold your precious baby in your arms, and now it’s more real than ever. The third trimester was one of the most exciting periods of pregnancy for me because…… Continue reading Preparing for Labor

Best Apps For Moms | How to Care for a Newborn

Navigate the stages of motherhood with the 7 best FREE apps for first time moms. Get all the help you need while you working on healing your body from the inside out, and adjusting to your new demanding boss. As a journalist, I found myself Googling every little question I had about ‘what’s normal’ and…… Continue reading Best Apps For Moms | How to Care for a Newborn

Walt Disney World for Toddlers | 7 Tips for a Magical Day

Experiencing Walt Disney World through the eyes of a toddler is one of the most magical experiences. Disney World is new, exciting and magical for toddlers, despite the long lines and crowded parks. Summer vacations to Disney World were a big part of my childhood. I still remember the first time I worked up the…… Continue reading Walt Disney World for Toddlers | 7 Tips for a Magical Day

Pregnancy Workout Routine | Safe Prenatal Exercise

Embarking on a pregnancy workout journey was at the bottom of my list of priorities after emerging from the cloud of morning sickness during my first pregnancy. During my second pregnancy I was determined to keep a closer eye on my pregnancy weight to ensure that baby and I remained as healthy as possible. Once…… Continue reading Pregnancy Workout Routine | Safe Prenatal Exercise

Postpartum Anxiety | What No One Tells You About Motherhood & Mental Health

I read all of the baby books and downloaded all of the recommended apps, but nothing could have prepared me for postpartum anxiety and all that came along with it. Here’s my experience and what no one tells you about postpartum anxiety, motherhood and mental health. A lump formed in my throat and pressure built…… Continue reading Postpartum Anxiety | What No One Tells You About Motherhood & Mental Health

Acne During Pregnancy: Safe Ways to Treat Pregnancy Acne

To pop or not to pop? That’s the question for anyone who suffers from adult or hormonal acne, but it’s even more pronounced during pregnancy for some lucky women. I happen to be one of them. During my first pregnancy, I had what I thought was the worst of the worst skin. I waited and…… Continue reading Acne During Pregnancy: Safe Ways to Treat Pregnancy Acne

7 Tips to Relieve Morning Sickness | How to Get Rid of Morning Sickness

Morning sickness is a rather common symptom of early pregnancy, but it may seem like relief is hard to come by. A positive pregnancy test can come along with excitement, anxiety, butterflies, headaches… and morning sickness. Here are some of my tried and true solutions to relieve morning sickness, and make even the worst days…… Continue reading 7 Tips to Relieve Morning Sickness | How to Get Rid of Morning Sickness