If I could go Back in Time

If I could jump back into the Wayback machine, I’d tell myself to relax a little bit. Especially after returning to work I was a stressed-out mama. In fact I would say it was returning to work that triggered the stress. All new routines, and bottles to clean. It was overwhelming. I did resume seeing my personal trainer in Ann Arbor and honestly that was one of the smartest things I did! He happen to have a sister who was a mom, and he totally got the new mom life. It took me a while to realize how inefficient I was being about prepping bottles and breast pumping. And when I have baby number two, someday, I will be much better off. Of course, now I’m a seasoned mom! Continue reading If I could go Back in Time

The Ultimate Survivor Guide: 11 Things We WISH We Would Have Registered For

Becoming a first time parent is such a life changer, I felt the need to write a series of posts about it. This is the first…more to come!

The title for the past is long enough, but it could really read ‘things we wish we would have registered for (or items we registered for but didn’t receive).

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Ultimate Survival Guide: 4 Tips for Pregnant Moms & Couples

Welcome to another round of my Ultimate Survival Guide! This one is a must read for couples before the baby arrives…maybe even before you decide to get prego. Oh, I can’t thank the encouragement of my Ann Arbor gym buddies enough! You’ll see why in #2 and #3 below…

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5 Tips for Breast Pumping & Returning to Work

I went back to work when my son was about 3 months old. It was very difficult transition for me so I wanted to share some tips that I wish I’d known before going back to work. These tips are all about breast pumping and making life easier.  Continue reading 5 Tips for Breast Pumping & Returning to Work