Category Archives: Health

Naptime Retreat with Easy Home Teeth Whitening

*I received a free home teeth whitening system from Smile Brilliant to try and share with you. All of the opinions expressed below are my own! (Spoiler alert…I loved it!)

We hear it all the time. ”Sleep when the baby sleeps.” Or maybe it’s, “Rest when she (or he) does.” No matter how it is delivered, the package is the same…Take some time for YOU while your baby naps. But while the concept seems nice, how many of us actually do it?

Treat yourself to a little self-care during your child's naptime with an easy home teeth whitening system you can count on!

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Make Your Own 3-Ingredient Energy Bars

I have always been a snacker and need a little pick-me-up mid-morning and mid-afternoon. Since doing the Whole30, I try to get more of my fill at mealtime, but I still find myself needing to space my meals to have 4 smaller ones throughout the day rather than just 3 larger ones. So I’m always looking for quick, easy options that are nutritious but still keep me full these energy bars are perfect for the job!

Need a quick, easy snack to give you a little pick-me-up? Try these 3-Ingredient Energy Bars for the perfect solution any time of day!

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Simple Health Solutions for Busy Moms

As moms we have a lot on our plates. Diaper changes, play dates, family meals, classroom meetings, job responsibilities…

You name it, we take care of it. And often that means we put ourselves and our own needs last. I quickly found, though, when I neglected myself and especially my nutrition, I didn’t have as much to give.

As busy moms we put our needs on the back burner, which only leaves us with less to give. Check out these simple health solutions for busy moms to help!

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My Reading List

**In the past year I’ve come across a number of books that through reading have changed my life. I want to share them with you and give you easy access to pick them up for yourself. If you purchase one through any of the highlighted links below, I’ll earn a small compensation at no extra cost to you!

Growing up I always enjoyed reading. There was that one time that I told my teacher I couldn’t read because I didn’t want to, but aside from that, I always had my nose in a book.

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Should I Take a Rest Day?

A question I get asked ALL the time by challengers and other people I talk to is, “Should I take a rest day?” I used to ask the same question too, so I thought I’d share a little insight on the matter.

Think a rest day equates to being lazy? Think again! Check out why you need a rest day and how to incorporate it into your routine here!

Is a Rest Day Essential?

So to answer the question in one word – YES!!! Yes, you need a rest day for a couple of very important reasons. Continue reading