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I’m sure you have heard of the saying, “All calories are the same”. This myth is just NOT true and we are going to break it down today into the simplest terms, and uncover why some people lose weight and for others the weight won’t budge.  “The conventional wisdom doesn’t stack up against the emerging […]

Myth-busting: All Calories Are the Same.

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Puffy face, bad food cravings, always tired, sore muscles, achy joints, “mom brain”, depression, stress, anxiety, weight gain, and trouble losing weight. These are all things you can experience if you are not getting the proper recovery within your sleep. Let’s find out how recovery, sleep, and nutrition are all linked together. What is the […]

Recovery vs. 8 Hours of Sleep: The Dirty Details

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“I could barely pick up my daughter, let alone grip a dumbbell.”  – Megan Gut health, chronic illness, and inflammation. How are they all related? We all know gut health is super important, BUT do we actually know how important it is? Did you know that an unhealthy gut can cause a multitude of issues […]

Gut Health and Chronic Illness. How they are related and resources to start healing today.

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How to help a new mom after childbirth can feel difficult. Every single childbirth experience is different. Us mom’s love telling our delivery story whether it be peaceful, insanely quick, or painstakingly long. Somehow each story is a little bit different. This is why every mama’s recovery can be different and why help and support […]

how to help a new mom after childbirth

Nutrition is so important, it is our energy, it fuels every single production going on in our body. If we don’t eat correctly our brain is literally starved, our body can’t function the way it is supposed to, and it is REALLY stressful to our wonderful body. Becoming pregnant was a huge red flag waving […]

Superfoods for pregnancy, postpartum, & beyond.

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The word on the street is that moms who are thriving most likely: Have help Don’t pay attention to their kids Aren’t busy enough Have a lot of money Are selfish What do I mean by this? The culture we are in paints a picture that if you aren’t stressed, tired, and frantically running from […]

Prioritize your health, lead your children.

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Food addiction is real, just like any other addiction. The only difference being with the toxic substance we are addicted to, we don’t see negative results on our body immediately. Take sugar, for example. It might not make us feel great, you might get a belly ache if you eat too much or feel lethargic […]

“We found that 32% of women did not initiate breastfeeding, 4% started but stopped within the first week, 13% stopped within the first month, and 51% continued for > 4 weeks.” Breastfeeding was my second hardest challenge in the early days of motherhood. My part two to all of the mama’s out there with newborns, […]

Breastfeeding Benefits & Resources For Support

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