If I had it do to over 2
    February 14, 2014
    If I had it to do over again …

    I’m writing to all the new mamas out there who are surviving through those first years of parenthood. Yes, you will survive and yes it is difficult. But every stage has its hard parts and its beauti…

    Time For Me
    May 11, 2012
    Time For Me

    I think anyone can benefit from some quiet time alone. But this is especially true for a mom. We are all running full speed from the time the sun comes up until we crash on the pillow very late at nig…

    Fitting Fitness In At Any Stage Of Motherhood
    May 10, 2012
    Fitting Fitness In At Any Stage Of Motherhood

    All moms want their bodies back after baby, but most have trouble fitting it in. Here are some ideas for fitness at any stage of motherhood: (more…)…

    A Model Home
    May 9, 2012
    A Model Home

    Being a mom makes you see the world in a new light. We want to make the world a better place for our children. And often that starts with the home. Many of us don’t realize that the very chemicals w…

    Little Chef
    May 8, 2012
    Little Chef

    I have always loved to cook. My mom will tell you stories about me going through recipes as a child and making things that I could not even pronounce. She was great at letting me experiment and not tr…

    Unplug to Recharge
    May 7, 2012
    Unplug to Recharge

    Most moms I know, whether moms of babies or moms of teenagers, are burned out. They are burning the candle at both ends. Moms have always been busy but now we fill every spare second with technology. …

    Stop Eating the Fake Food!
    July 2, 2010
    Stop Eating the Fake Food!

    What if I told you that 90% of the foods you eat are FAKE? I bet even those of you who think you are eating healthy are actually consuming a ton of artificial, processed and preserved foods. (more&hel…

    Sleep Deprivation; Not Good for Moms’ Waistline
    July 1, 2010
    Sleep Deprivation; Not Good for Moms’ Waistline

    I think perhaps the hardest thing about new motherhood is the sleep deprivation. In fact, I think some of postpartum depression may be due to lack of sleep. Lack of sleep can cause irritability, lack …

    Be the Person You Want Your Children To Be!
    June 30, 2010
    Be the Person You Want Your Children To Be!

    Think about your own children. From the time they were babies, we use food as a reward, to calm them down, to give them an activity when they are bored. Maybe we let them eat in the stroller. Or maybe…

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    June 29, 2010
    We Need a Mommy Revolution!

    For years, I've written about feeding our babies and toddlers healthy organic foods whenever possible. But I'm finding it increasingly difficult as my children are getting older. (more…)…

    Do I Really Need to Workout During My Pregnancy?
    June 28, 2010
    Do I Really Need to Workout During My Pregnancy?

    Did you always picture your pregnancy to be the time where you could finally have an excuse to stop exercising and eat for two? Unfortunately, you need to erase that picture. Pregnancy may be one of t…

    Resolutions For A Healthful New Year
    January 6, 2009
    Resolutions For A Healthful New Year

    Believe it or not, I love New Year's Resolutions. I think it's a great time to reflect on your life; what you want to change, improve and leave behind. However, most of us create resolutions that do n…

    Tips for Getting Through The Holidays Without Gaining Weight
    December 1, 2008
    Tips for Getting Through The Holidays Without Gaining Weight

    Cooking Tips Be sure to use a rack in your roasting pan so the fat drips to the bottom. Spray the rack with vegetable cooking spray. There is no need to baste the turkey. It will be crisper this way, …

    Making Every Day A Workout
    August 19, 2008
    Making Every Day A Workout

    No time to workout now that you’re a mom? Try turning every day activities in to a workout. Let me show you how to fit fitness in to your life! (more…)…

    Mama Wants Her Abs Back
    August 18, 2008
    Mama Wants Her Abs Back

    “Please help me get my abs back”. This is the number one request that we hear at Stroller Strides. While we try to take the pressure off and tell you that it took nine months to put the weight on …

    How You Can Help Your Children
    July 11, 2008
    How You Can Help Your Children…

    Here are some tips: * Keep negative feelings about your own body to yourself. (more…)…

    Did You Know
    July 9, 2008
    Did You Know…

    You might not realize how important your own body image is to your children's future. Our talk and behaviors greatly influence our children, especially our daughters. We may take for granted how much …

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    July 7, 2008
    Model Mom

    I became a mom seven years ago. I couldn’t have been happier except for the fact that I was distraught at the idea of having to go back to work full time. (more…)…