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9 Perfect Prenatal Workouts You Can Find on YouTube

Staying fit and healthy while you’re pregnant — especially if you were slacking on your workouts before you saw those two little blue lines — can be tricky. You don’t want to push yourself too hard and end up hurting the baby, but at the same time, you don’t want to waste your time with a workout that’s too easy or doesn’t have any real benefits. We’ve found the perfect middle point — and you don’t even have to pay…

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How to Be a Mindful Mama While You’re Pregnant

Picture a mindful mama, and you’ll likely see something between Gaia and the Buddha — but with a way bigger belly. Expecting mothers don’t spend 40 weeks glowing from the inside out. There’s glaring, wobbling and snarling — yes, snarling. Every part of your…

July 18, 2018
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My Favorite Food-Prepping Tips for Summer

For me, wintertime meal prep is a must. I want hearty, warm, savory meals, and I can’t always whip those up after I get home from work. But if I’ve prepped a cauldron full of stew or chili on Sunday, I can heat up…

June 18, 2018
Kate DeRosa, teacher of Prenatal Yoga at Wake Up Yoga South, in Squat Pose. Thom Carroll/PhillyVoice.
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Yoga for Back Pain During Pregnancy

Kate DeRosa, teacher of Prenatal Yoga at Wake Up Yoga South, in Squat Pose. Photo by Thom Carroll/PhillyVoice. Pregnancy is an incredible experience. It can be joyful and amazing, but it’s not exactly a comfortable process. Humans have big babies, and carrying them around…

June 5, 2018
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These Restorative Yoga Practices on YouTube Are the Best

1 There are a lot of resources on YouTube. You can learn about pretty much anything from the eradication of smallpox to the basic care of a new cat. Search for yoga, however, and you’ll get millions of hits. That kind of result can…

June 1, 2018
Moms

Awesome Family-Friendly Memorial Day Picnic Ideas

The weather is finally warming up, and Memorial Day is nearly upon us. It’s time to start planning those picnics! If you’ve got kids, they’ll be home for a long Memorial Day weekend, so it’s important to include them in the picnic, if not…

May 25, 2018
Moms

Four Tips for Family Caregivers

You would do anything for your family and closest friends — and, at some point, that might include stepping in as a caregiver. In this role, you’ll tend to someone who was just in the hospital or doctor’s office, or someone who otherwise needs…

May 23, 2018
The Best Parenting Podscasts You Should be Listening To
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The Best Parenting Podcasts You Need to Be Listening To

Parenting comes naturally to some people. For the rest of us, it’s a work in progress. Sometimes, you just don’t know how to handle a behavioral issue, or you aren’t sure when to let them have certain kinds of food and drink. You can…

May 21, 2018
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Crazy Ways Your Skin Changes During Pregnancy

The following is a guest post from Tracey Montford – Like many women out there, Tracey Montford is an exceptional multi-tasker! Apart from steering a global business, managing 2 young boys & keeping the clan clean and fed, Tracey still finds time to provide creative inspiration and…

May 16, 2018