Lifestyle

How to lose the pooch (post-baby bump)

Full disclosure, I still have a pooch. (That’s a stock image of a woman who I’m guessing never had any children.) After delivering a 10 pounder, I’ve come to terms with the fact that my stomach may never be the same (sigh). Thankfully, boxy shirts and one-piece suits are in […]

7 Foods to Spring Clean Your Diet

  Spring is in the air, and I feel the urge to clean. After a long, cold and dry winter, our apartment isn’t the only thing in need of a little facelift. My skin and hair are feeling a bit sluggish and dull. (Apparently my twice-a-year facial isn’t cutting it.) […]

GMOs – What You Need To Know

Here’s the low down on GMOs, AKA “genetically modified organisms.” GMOs are a relatively new type of biotechnology that does things like “gene splicing,” where scientists take pieces of DNA from one species and transplant it into the DNA of the same species (or sometimes a completely different species. You […]

How To Lose the Baby Weight

Witnessing your waistline stretch and expand in ways you never imagined and seeing those numbers climb higher than they’ve ever been before can be tough. Especially if you’re someone who’s worked hard to maintain a healthy physique all your life. But remember, you’re having a baby. You’re literally growing life. […]

21 things to pack when flying with kid(s)

Keeping with my travel theme, I figured I’d share what has worked for me. To be prepared, you want to pack as light as possible, be hands free, and stay organized so when a meltdown happens, you can grab what you need in less than 3 seconds. For toddlers: pacifier […]

GreenBlender: Organic Smoothies Delivered

I’ve been jones’ing for a tropical vacation, big time. So when this box of fresh fruits & veggies showed up at my door, it was just what I needed to lift me from my winter blues. Along with all the organic fruits & veggies you need (with the exception of […]

 

Travel Friendly Snacks

Airports and rest stops are generally not known for their healthy fare. With salty, sugary temptations abound (and stress levels high!) it can be tough to make decent snack choices while on the go. But with a little planning, you can arrive safely at your destination and still fit into your bikini. […]