Motherhood

Stretched Skin After Pregnancy

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Today, for the 13th day of my 30 Days of Blogging Challenge (click here to read more about that challenge), I am going to post about something that makes me feel really vulnerable to share, but I feel like it is important to talk about.  I'm going to talk about, and share photos of, my stretched skin after two pregnancies. I get asked questions about stretched skin a lot.  The truth is, most moms ...[Read More]

Natalie Hodson's MRM Stack – available now!

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For the 12th day of my blogging challenge (click here to read about my 30 day blogging challenge), I am so excited to share with you guys this big announcement!! In another blog post (here) I talk about why I really like the company MRM, why I began using their products two years ago when I was trying to get in shape and lose weight after my son was born (baby #1), and why I continued to use their ...[Read More]

Natalie Hodson’s MRM Stack – available now!

NatalieHodsonStack

For the 12th day of my blogging challenge (click here to read about my 30 day blogging challenge), I am so excited to share with you guys this big announcement!! In another blog post (here) I talk about why I really like the company MRM, why I began using their products two years ago when I was trying to get in shape and lose weight after my son was born (baby #1), and why I continued to use their ...[Read More]

Halloween: My Favorite Holiday!

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Since we are just a month and a half away from my favorite holiday ever, I thought I would share with you some of my favorite ideas I've found off online that I want to try this year for Halloween!  If you want to read more about my 30 day blogging challenge and see a list of topics for each day, you can do that by clicking here. If you aren't following me on Pinterest yet, then click here to see ...[Read More]

My Babies Are Growing Up…

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Today's post isn't going to be very long, and there isn't going to be a major 'aha' moment in this post, but just wanted to share with you some of the emotions I was feeling today.  Today's post is Day 7 in my 30 Days of Blogging Challenge (you can click here to read more about that challenge). Today I dropped my three-year old little guy off for his very first day of preschool.  He was so excited ...[Read More]

Is Protein Powder Safe to Take While Pregnant and Nursing?

5 Months Old

Day 4 of my 30 Day Blogging Challenge.  If you are new to my page, thank you for visiting!  I had a crazy idea to try to blog for 30 days straight this month - click HERE to read more about it and see a list of the blog posts I wrote/am writing about.   One of the most common questions I get is in regards to using protein powder when pregnant or nursing.  I want to preface all of this by sayi ...[Read More]

The Truth About a Mommy’s Postpartum Tummy

Stretched Skin on Stomach 5 Months PP

Here is to my first day of blogging on my 30 Day Blogging Challenge.  If you are new to my blog, thank you for reading!  I try to share a lot of family-friendly, healthy recipes with you guys, talk about balancing a healthy lifestyle with kids, work, family, etc, and as of lately I have been writing a lot about accepting your post-partum body changes.  Five months ago I delivered a beautiful (10 l ...[Read More]

The Truth About a Mommy's Postpartum Tummy

Stretched Skin on Stomach 5 Months PP

Here is to my first day of blogging on my 30 Day Blogging Challenge.  If you are new to my blog, thank you for reading!  I try to share a lot of family-friendly, healthy recipes with you guys, talk about balancing a healthy lifestyle with kids, work, family, etc, and as of lately I have been writing a lot about accepting your post-partum body changes.  Five months ago I delivered a beautiful (10 l ...[Read More]

Tips for Traveling and Staying Healthy

Tips for Staying Healthy while Traveling

There are inevitably going to be times in your life when your normal routine is disrupted. This has definitely been the case for us the past few weeks! Normally when I am home I will prep my meals for the week so that I always have healthy options on hand, which makes it easier for me to stay on track. The past few weeks we have been traveling a lot! In just the last five weeks we: flew to Texas f ...[Read More]

Stretched Skin After Baby

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When I wrote my post last week, "Learning to Love Your Post Pregnancy Body" (click here for that post) I got a lot of comments from people saying that I must not have extra skin from my stomach getting stretched out.  With all of my posts I have always tried to be as transparent as possible and post things as they really are.  I don't photoshop my pictures, and I've posted a whole bunch of picture ...[Read More]