The biggest challenge to losing weight is the lack of momentum one feels once we’ve fallen off the exercise wagon. If we stop making losing weight a routine, then it’s harder to regain momentum after time has lapsed. Continue reading “Moms Losing Weight: Begin Where You Are Right Now… Just Start!”
Exercise is so important for parents, especially if you’re a writer and constantly sitting on your fat ass at the computer. You need to get up and move! I’ve been slacking lately because my daughter is 21 months and at that age where she’s all over the place. I find myself dropping her off at the YMCA day care and joining other parents plopped in front of their computers or books just to get work done. Continue reading “EVERY MAMA NEEDS EXERCISE: WALK, RUN, BIKE, SWIM…JUST GET OUT & MOVE!”
I am fat according to the BMI calculator. I’m 5 feet 2 inches and should be between 100-125 or so. First of all, I can never ever weigh 100 pounds! Continue reading “Yep, I am Fat: How To NOT Lose Weight After Childbirth”
(Depression In Moms- Part 2)
You aren’t a bad mom if you admit you suffer from depression. But it is a transition, albeit a slightly more complicated one beyond becoming a new mother, that takes adjusting to.
Continue reading “Depression & Motherhood: New Job Title As Mom = Major Adjustment”
(Depression In Moms- Part 1)
There’s a big difference between clinical depression and postpartum depression. For one, clinical depression usually pre-exists pregnancy or giving birth. However, if you are prone to depression, the likelihood for you to experience depression after giving birth is higher. But don’t mistake postpartum depression with general depression.
Your Mommy Body Is Beautiful
A woman’s body goes through extreme changes during pregnancy and after giving birth. After childbirth many things change, especially our daily routine. For the first three to six months of our baby’s lives, our sleep patterns are interrupted due to waking up every two hours for feeding. Continue reading “Postpartum Care: Loving Your Post-Childbirth Body”