Exercise & Poop & Procrastination

All morning I’ve been putting off blogging. I don’t know why, mostly because I was really comfy on my couch and I felt uninspired and I did try to clean the house. But then I got my reminder to fit in a workout before I pick the kids up, so now I’m procrastinating on THAT, and suddenly I feel like I should blog. Speaking of working out, I am trying out Freeletics (that is myView full post »

Entering The Puddle Zone

Here’s some toddlerhood for you, from the bruised legs (we don’t beat him, I swear!) to the messy face, and the fresh haircut. It looks less like a bowl cut in real life, I think. I don’t think I’ve ever enjoyed this age (2.5) so much. Mostly because I was quite pregnant at this point with the last two and probably just napped through it. You’d think NOT gestatingView full post »

Meditate On This – A Video Response

This week the US Preventative Services Task Force published their recommendation that all pregnant and new moms be screened for postpartum mood disorders. I rejoiced! What a fantastic step forward in the right direction, right? It’s really one of those things so positive, so well-intentioned that when I began to hear of negative pushback I was super confused. There’s a whole storyView full post »

It’s a Big Deal, It’s Not a Big Deal- When Mom & Dad Drink

I’m writing today on behalf of Responsibility.org and #TalkEarly. I am honored to be an ambassador for them this year. I think you’ll understand why after reading this post. I am paid for my involvement, but all opinions are my own. For the last week, our new family routine is to pile into our bed, all 5 of us, and watch a little bit of a movie (usually whatever Ice Age is on Netflix)View full post »

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