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Weight Loss Lessons

Four months postpartum and I am so ready to shed some pounds and get back to my pre-baby body. This is a tough one, because I gave birth, but was a surrogate, so I don’t have the baby to remind me that I actually just gave birth and my body hasn’t quite “bounced back” yet. For those […]

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Math For Moms

I never thought that I wanted to be a  stay at home mom. In fact, I never even wanted to be a mom in general until I met my husband. I know it sounds cliche, but for reals, it’s actually a true story. I’ve always been a hard worker and have always been incredibly proud […]

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C+ Parenting

Hi. I’m a C+ parent and I’m good with that. Sometimes on my parenting assignments I get an A. Like when my kids “sneak” raw green beans that I’m prepping for dinner because they love them, so I go ahead and Instagram that crap. And sometimes I get an F. Like every freakin’ Tuesday when […]

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Barre Hopping

I spent the last year of my life pregnant with someone else’s baby. Three days after I delivered that baby, I received a letter in the mail from my Primary Care Physician stating that they were “worried about my health due to my weight at my last doctor’s appointment.” The letter suggested I come in […]

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