Pregnancy Cravings…

The truth behind pregnancy cravings. In my opinion “pregnancy cravings” are just plain cravings. Being pregnant doesn’t matter. Everyone has them. How we deal with our cravings is what’s important. And it is possible to satisfy your cravings even while pregnant, without going over board. During my first trimester, all I wanted was pasta!I couldn’t […]


My Top Ten Pregnancy Surprises…

Labor and delivery was incredible. Between running around the house with my husband packing last minute things, to walking down the halls of the hospital as  he snap chatted, it was eventful. He was by my side the entire way. And seeing his face as Ivy was brought into this world was something I will never […]


A New Workout A New Purpose…

Pre-pregnancy: My days often centered around my workouts. I would live for the endorphins and the sense of accomplishment. I would push myself in the gym 5-6 days a week for 1-2 hours and love every minute! I worked out for myself, for my body, and for my mind. I loved my schedule and I […]


A Pregnancy Adventure…

As I rock my baby girl in my arms I can’t help but reflect on the past ten months of my life. There were highs and lows and everything in between. There were bends and turns of uncharted territory that I had to gain strength to take head on.  I could only describe my first pregnancy as…an adventure. […]


Know When to Buy Conventional or Organic Fruits and Vegetables

When it comes to buying organic versus conventional produce, the general rule of thumb is to invest your dollars in the generally more expensive organic versions of the “Dirty Dozen.” The Dirty Dozen is a list of foods compiled every year by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). The list tells you which foods have the […]