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LETS TALK ABOUT GROWING BABIES AND RAISING BABIES


I thought it might be fun and useful to put together a little post with some ideas of things for new moms to wear that aren't specifically Nursing/maternity clothes but that are very flattering to your new mom tummy and are comfy. They are all also super nursing friendly for those first few months when you're still getting the hang of things (and getting used to not caring about whipping your boob out in public!).

I found musc...

Here are a few ideas for spring pregnancy style inspiration. Although, I am near the very end of my pregnancy in these, they can look super adorable at any stage of pregnancy. And as always, they are all COMFY, practical and affordable.

I found this super cozy jersey dress at Winners and paired it with H&M leggings and rain boots from Browns.

Knit sweater dress from Winners, maternity jeans and cute ankle booties. This little wo...

  • Weighted squats - 20

  • Weighted deadlifts - 20

  • Alternating weighted back lunges w/ knee drive - 20

  • ​5 Rounds with 1 minute rest (or a bit more if you need it) between rounds. If your babe is still small enough or you're a beast, hold them instead of weights!

Music by Olivia Fox

(*Please note: I am not a certified personal trainer, and this workout was not designed by a certified professional. Always check wit...

  • Weighted back lunges - 20

  • Weighted sumo squats - 20

  • Pigeon squats - 10 each side

  • Weighted hip thrusts - 20

  • Repeat 3-5 rounds with 1 minute rest (or a bit longer if you need it) between rounds. If your baby isn't too heavy yet, or you're a beast, hold your baby instead of weights!

(*Please note: I am not a certified personal trainer, and this workout was not designed by a certified professional. Always...

  • Sumo squats - 20

  • Side leg raises - 20 each side

  • Side lunges - 20 each side

  • Kneeling leg extension - 20 each side

  • Fire hydrants - 20 each side

  • Side lying leg raises - 20 each side

  • ​3-5 rounds with 1 minute rest (or a bit more if you need it) between rounds. A few options for this workout: Hold you baby during the sumo squats and side leg raises for more of a challenge. And you can use mini band...

  • Tires - 10

  • Babyweight hammer curls - 10

  • Babyweight alternating back lunges - 10

  • Babyweight narrow squats - 10

  • Plank knee to elbow - 10

  • Squat jumps - 10

  • ​3-5 rounds with a 1 minute rest (or a bit more if you need it) between rounds.

(*Please note: I am not a certified personal trainer, and this workout was not designed by a certified professional. Always check with your doctor before exercisi...

  • Walking lunges - 20

  • Sumo Squats - 20

  • Calf raises - 20

  • Side lunges - 20

  • ​3-5 rounds with 1 minute rest (or a bit longer if you need it) between rounds. It can be really easy to have improper form on these moves when wearing the carrier because it pulls your weight forward and you can't see your legs and feet, so we recommend doing this workout in front of a mirror until you get used to it!

Music by Oli...

  • Marches - 20

  • Squat press - 10

  • Morning glory - 10

  • Skiers - 20

  • Supermans - 10

  • 3-5 rounds with 1 minute rest (or a bit more if you need it) in between rounds. If you can, perform all moves with your baby as weight!

Music by Olivia Fox

(*Please note: I am not a certified personal trainer, and this workout was not designed by a certified professional. Always check with your doctor before exercising, es...

This is a simple family recipe as a basic stock for all of your soups. You can also add this to rice and quinoa instead of water to impart more flavor.

Basic Chicken Stock

Ingredients

  • 1 whole organic chicken

  • 1 whole yellow onion

  • 3-4 garlic cloves

  • 4-5 celery stalks

  • 2-3 bay leaves

  • Salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Roughly chop celery. It doesn't have to be pretty, its getting thrown away

  2. Cut onion in...

  • Crossover mountain climbers

  • Babyweight hip thrusts

  • Plank jacks

  • Bicycle Crunches

  • Plank hold

  • ​Set an interval timer and perform each move for 30 seconds with a 10 second rest in between. 3-5 rounds with 1 minute rest (or a bit longer if you need it) between rounds.

(*Please note: I am not a certified personal trainer, and this workout was not designed by a certified professional. Always check with...

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