How I Wake Up in a Good Mood Every Morning

The easy ways to wake up in a good mood every morning, even when you have kids. Collaborative post.   When a parent is talking to someone without children, we tend to cover up a truth a bit by saying how great kids are and that they’re the...

Making Time for Exercise as a Busy Mom

4 Ways to Help You In Making Time for Exercise After Having a Baby. Collaborative post.   When you are a fit individual, you will find that nothing will get in the way of your workouts and making time for exercise. You will be extremely keen to get...

4 Starter Tips for Better Quality Sleep

4 ways to start out getting more and better quality sleep every night for better health. Collaborative post.   We could all do with a little more and better quality sleep, right? We all seem to be so busy with our working schedules these days that we need...

Stress Free Moms Summit

Ok, Mama--I've got something crazy exciting!!! You're invited to join us for the Stress Free Moms Summit!! On Monday, May 7th, join us for 5 days, with 5 amazing categories presented by top experts, each sharing 5 easy to implement steps to fast-track your success. I’m talking...

My 7 Cheap + Favorite Home Workout Equipment Options

My most favorite 7 pieces of low cost home workout equipment, how I use them, and why I love them.     In all honesty, I can't remember a time when I didn't work out. I mean, from the time I was a teen until now, I've always...

Everything Newbies Need to Do on Their First Day at the Gym

4 Tips for newbies to make their first day at the gym a little less stressful. Collaborative post.   A really great option for Moms to add to their Self Care routine is going to the gym. It gives them the chance to get fit in a safe...

7 Ways to Hydrate the Heck Out of Your Self Care

Hydrate the Heck Outta Your Self Care: 7 Tricks to Help You Add Even More Water to Your Daily Intake to Boost Your Health and Eliminate Some Unwanted Health Issues.   Waaaay back when I was in high school and college, water intake wasn't on the forefront...

The Link Between Your Finances and Your Health

What you can do to ensure that the link between finances and health isn't draining the energy and well-being from yourself and your family. Collaborative post.   The link between finances and health is not one that many of us busy Mamas think about when the topic of...

2 Major Hacks to Get Off Your Arse and Walk More

Why Us Busy Moms Owe It To Ourselves to Walk More as Part of Our Health and Fitness Practice. And how to make it happen.   This whole past week I've awoken with a distinct cloud of blah-ness hanging over my head. I think this time of...

Ease Your Mental Health By Dealing With Money Worries

Tips and Advice for Getting Through Money Worries Without Sacrificing Your Mental Health Collaborative post:   There has been a lot of research carried out to find out more about the effect that our financial situation has on our mental health. As you can probably imagine, dealing with...

How HIIT Workouts Are the Fitness Answer for Crazy Busy Moms

10 Reasons Why HIIT Workouts are the Absolute Fitness Answer for Busy Moms That Don't Have Time to Work Out.   As busy moms like us tend to have more and more responsibility loaded onto our shoulders, fitness tends to get moved to the back burner. I...

Fitbit Charge 2: All the Fun + Awesome Features

8 Reasons Why I'm In Love With My Fitbit Charge 2; All the Features of this Fitbit + the Minor Cons of a Fitbit     Two years ago, since the fitness trackers were all the rage, I went ahead and bit the bullet and bought one myself....

7 Yummy and Easy Ways to Make More Healthy Coffee

7 yummy and easy ways to make more healthy coffee. Oh yeah-and supercharge it. ;)   Whether you're drinking your joe in the morning to make your brain properly function (ahem, that would be me), or to prep you for your workout, coffee can quickly become a...

How to Reach Your Summer Fitness Goals by Starting Right Now

>>>Bikini bodies are made in the winter.<<<   My sister says this all the time. Have you ever heard that gem of wisdom? If you have, that's because it's true! And if your summer fitness goals are based on getting to a certain weight or building mass...

Creating Effective Annual Goals That Will Stick

As any good New Year rolls in, so do the Resolutions. But once you figure out that you need more than just a statement of resolution to make good and ambitious things start crack-a-lacking in your life, you'll also realize that setting effective annual goals...

The Effects of Forest Bathing That Will Blow Your Mind as a Mom

How Moms Can Use Forest Bathing to Solve a Whole Host of Self Care Issues + Help ADHD Kids Get More Focused   Ok, I usually don't subscribe to the latest 'trend' when it comes to health, UNLESS it's super science-backed + super cool. When I first...

How to Get Your Kids Back on a Sleep Schedule

Tips and Tricks to Get Your Kids Sleep Schedule Back on Track.   My kids sleep schedule isn't just on a to-do list. It's a necessity. If you even need to ask why then you're not a mom. Sleep is soooo crazy important for us busy Mamas, of course, but...

5 Simple Strategies to Calm Anxiety

My first extended time away from home—after being married—came when I was hired by an insurance company to be a claims adjuster. The company sends new hires to one of 3 training centers for 2 weeks, you go home for a week and do more...

BASIC GOALS Every MOTHER Should Have + FREE Worksheet

Basic goals every mother should have for herself to start True Self Care.   As Mother's Day approaches, and us mothers get to reflect upon all that we're grateful for as (hopefully) those spawn shower us with presents and love, we really and truly need to also...

5 Ways to REFOCUS Your RESOLUTIONS

So I have basically taken two entire months away from blogging to regroup and get some serious shiznit done around my house. (And shiznit I mean the mounting piles of projects we've been dragging our butts on for the last six months...

4 Ways to Get Your Fitness Goals BACK ON TRACK

4 Easy Ways to Reassess and Get Your Fitness Goals Back On Track   Woo-hoo, people!! It's spring soon, and time to take your fitness outdoors!! Enjoy the birds singing! Enjoy the warm sunshine breaking through the harrowing gray days of winter...

How to Make Your Goals Time Bound Using SMART Goals

Have you determined if all your goals are relevant to your overall life plan? Eliminated anything unnecessary? Awesome!   This post is Part 5: Make Your Goals Time Bound! (If you haven't already, click the image below to download the FREE SMART Goal Setting Workbook!)   That Brian Tracy dude is...

How to Make Your Goals Relevant Using SMART Goals

Have you got your goals rewritten and in manageable chunks? Sweet!!   This post is Part 4: Relevant! (If you haven't already, click the image below to download the FREE SMART Goal Setting Workbook!) And this, my friends, is how to start narrowing your 876 goals down to the ones...

How to Make Your SMART Goals Attainable

How are you doing on chunking your goals so far?? This post is Part 3: Attainable   (If you haven't already, the image below to download the FREE SMART Goal Setting Workbook!) This quote is so relevant to this step because once you really start chunking your goals into mini-goals,...

How To Make Your Goals Measurable Using SMART Goals

So glad you're back for Part 2: Measurement!! If you haven't already, click the image below to download the FREE SMART Goal Setting Workbook!         I love this quote because so many things (especially mini-goals and micro-tasks) can cloud the view of your path when working toward goals. You...

How To Create S.M.A.R.T. Goals: A 5-part Series {Part 1}

Walt Disney said:    "The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing."   (And who in the world doesn't want to listen to Walt Disney??) So you've quit talking and have decided to start doing. But where do you start...

4 Reasons You Need Mini Goals and How to Create Them

    Several years ago, when the hubby and I were deep in credit card debt, we got to the point that we knew something had to give. We were paying so much every month on just credit cards that it could've paid for me a housekeeper...