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How to Have a Baby {Without Breaking the Bank} December 27, 2015

You might have heard that babies are soooo expensive. If you were to tell my husband and I that, we would probably laugh at you. Our baby really did not cost us much at all, especially in the beginning. Now that our son is almost two,…

How to Control Pregnancy Weight Gain December 26, 2015

When it comes to getting pregnant, most moms-to-be fear the inevitable: WEIGHT GAIN. Yeah, it's something that is just going to happen whether you like it or not. I cannot promise you how much weight you will gain during those 40 weeks of pregnancy, but…

Second Trimester At-Home Workouts December 24, 2015

As I am approaching the 20 week mark, I am finding that my workouts haven't really changed much at all! There have been a few modifications, but I am basically doing the same things I did prior to pregnancy. So mamy women do not understand…

PREGNANCY: 18 Weeks Bump Update December 20, 2015

Total weight gain: 5lbs. Maternity clothes? Not much! Just a few dresses here and there. Stretch marks? No new ones. Sleep: Getting some good sleep minus a few back aches. Workouts: Still going strong 5 days a week doing both cardio & weights. However, I am now doing cardio 7…

At Home Thigh Slimming Exercises for Pregnancy December 18, 2015

I am not sure about you, but during pregnancy, my thighs tend to BLOW UP! It is the area in which my weight gain usually shows up first so it makes sense that it would be the first area to grow larger. There's not a…

How to Deal When Pregnancy Ruins Your Workouts

When you are pregnant, the last thing you might want to do is put on your sneakers and go outside for a run or lift a weight. Pregnancy symtoms can really put a damper on our fitness lives and make the couch sound like a…

Gender Prediction: 7 Old Wive’s Tales Put to the Test! December 15, 2015

Ever wondered which old wives' tales worked during pregnancy? Now that I know the gender of my baby, I am so happy to debunk some of the most popular tales! We found out a few days ago that we are having a precious little girl, due…

Preparing for Pregnancy with Horizon Genetic Carrier Screening

Preparing for your pregnancy is probably the most important part of it all, but what if you could start planning before you ever become pregnant? Some people plan in advance to start their families – for some, it’s a big surprise! I am not a…

PREGNANCY: 17 Weeks Bump Update

Total weight gain: 4lbs. Maternity clothes? Not much! Just a few dresses here and there. Stretch marks? No new ones. Sleep: I practiced sleeping in to 6am this week (the time my son wakes up) in order to get more cuddle time with him. I feel more refreshed and…

Dealing With Gender Disappointment in Pregnancy December 14, 2015

"Alright, are you ready?" the ultrasound technician asked me. "Is it a boy?!" I asked her in sheer excitement. She shook her head. "Nope." "It's a girl?" I asked, hoping I misunderstood her. "Yes." she said. My heart sank. I couldn't believe it. I just…

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