Moms

How to Tell if You’re Ready for Baby No. 2

September 22, 2016

So, I’m going to be real with you, I have baby on the brain. During the long, late nights with a crying newborn, there aren’t many moms and dads who think, “I can’t wait for another baby!”  I know I didn’t! In fact, adding to your brood in those moments seems impossible or even crazy. Over the months, however, sleep improves, diaper changes become less frequent, and your tiny baby is actually a real little person. With opinions. Lots of…

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RandOM

Do You Dare to Go Bare?

I own six pairs of tweezers. That’s not to count the ones that have jumped out of my normal stash sites. They’re in the car, in my purse, in my makeup bag, in my bathroom and bedroom — and sometimes, they’re tucked away in…

September 15, 2016
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10 Tips to Help Prevent Food Waste

There’s a level of disgust that comes with cleaning out the fridge. It’s a reminder of my good intentions to eat well and create meals like Martha Stewart. Surely, I’m not the only one who’s reached into the crisper to find vegetables resembling fuzzy…

September 8, 2016
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Moms Om

Why Makeup Does Not a Woman Make

Every once-in-a-while, the desire for a new lipstick becomes overwhelming. When this happens, the doors to heaven open up and I find myself on auto-drive to the makeup counter. The choices for colors are nearly paralyzing, and soon half an hour passes and the…

September 2, 2016
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Moms

10 Things I Didn’t Know About Pregnancy Until I Was Pregnant

If you’re newly pregnant, congratulations! Also, condolences. You’re in for a wacky 40-week long roller coaster ride that may have you yelling that you want to get off. (Sorry, no refunds.) The thing about being pregnant is that your body takes on a mind…

August 24, 2016
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Hey Mamas! HITT Is Your One-Stop Weight Loss Shop

Finding the time to exercise becomes exponentially harder once you have kids. It doesn’t matter if you’re at work or at home with them, all moms know that finding time to take care of yourself isn’t the easiest thing to do. When you do…

August 23, 2016
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Noms

Why You Need to Stop Eating out So GD Much

So, confession time: I ate lunch and dinner out yesterday. And lunch out Sunday… and three days before that. The rational side of me knows that most of those were pretty bad decisions, but at the time, it seemed like a great — or…

August 17, 2016
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RandOM

Feminine Hygiene Alternatives 101

So, you’re tired of your go-to brand of tampons. We’re not sure how you could be, since they expand just as gracefully as a girl twirling in a skirt — you’ve seen the commercial — but somehow that’s not enough to keep you around. Are your…

August 12, 2016
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Moms

5 Ways to Teach Your Toddler to Be (More) Independent

Moms (and dads) of toddlers are pretty accustomed to a little person attached to their leg, hip or hands – sometimes all at the same time. They are used to being silly playmates, a horsey for riding, a booboo-kissing soother and a nighttime bedtime snuggler.…

August 9, 2016
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Om

Why Bedtime Yoga Is My Favorite Yoga Ever

While I consider myself a morning person for the most part I have found that, these days, I wake up more easily than I used to, and it’s all due to my bedtime yoga routine. Just as I need my morning cup of tea, I…

August 2, 2016