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Pre-natal Exercise Q & A

Pre-natal Exercise Q & A

In my last newsletter I shared some of my own pre and post-natal exercise blunders from my first pregnancy (because we’re all constantly learning!) I also gave my mamas access to my list of tips + tricks for exercising safely with abdominal separation and a…

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Setbacks + Self Care

Setbacks + Self Care

Earlier this week I shared a really personal story in my newsletter about a sudden setback that I was faced with.  I also shared my own personal strategy for dealing with these types of setbacks. If you want all the juicy dirt, you can sign up…

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Super-Simple Weeknight Veggie Chili

Super-Simple Weeknight Veggie Chili

Finding wholesome meals to feed to our families on a busy weeknight can be a total pain in the butt.  You walk in the door and the toddler is screaming for crackers, the bigger kid is begging for TV and you need to put something…

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7 Pregnancy Truths I Wish Someone Had Told Me

7 Pregnancy Truths I Wish Someone Had Told Me

Pregnancy is a true miracle.  The ability of the human body to conceive, grow and birth a fully formed and perfect little human is beyond me.  I appreciate every little change that my body went through in two pregnancies to bring these guys into my…

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Why I Quit Crunches

Why I Quit Crunches

My little nugget is 3 months old. He’s cooing and gurgling and being over-all cute! Other than a couple of ‘explosive’ situations, we’re getting along great. In my post last week, I mentioned that I’ve done ZERO crunches since the birth of my little guy….

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Mummy Tummy and the Core Breath Part 2

Mummy Tummy and the Core Breath Part 2

My little pork chop is 12 weeks old. This kid just about doubled his weight at his two-month check-up, and has more chins than I can count! I’ve been following the rules and practicing what I preach – using low-impact and diastasis-safe exercises to shed…

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Mummy-Tummy and the Core Breath Part 1

Mummy-Tummy and the Core Breath Part 1

I can’t believe it’s almost two months since the newest little Cappel joined our family. He’s a boy, through and through. My daughter as an infant had delicate features, long lashes and smelled like strawberry shortcake. This kid is beefy, has huge, delicious cheeks and…

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My Post Baby Body

My Post Baby Body

It’s been 6 weeks since we welcomed our new little guy into our family. I’m loving the sweet baby cuddles and can’t help but smooch his chubby chipmunk cheeks. I’m adjusting well to my new semi-sleep deprived state, where sometimes the best sleep happens as…

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Exercising Post-Baby, Am I Ready?

Exercising Post-Baby, Am I Ready?

This is a #tbt to a post that I wrote about a year ago. I know it’s on my mind, and the minds of many women I’ve corresponded with for the 2014 summer stroller-fit session. The decision to get active again post-baby depends on a…

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Postpartum Recovery

Postpartum Recovery

He’s here, he’s here! We’re so happy to that baby Sam has arrived! He was born two weeks ago by planned C-section. I’m thankful that this has been a much easier experience than my first labour. Now for the hard part: postpartum recovery. Despite my best…

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