16 Signs You Might Be a Millennial Mom

Thursday, February 23, 2017 By Jessica Tomes

It’s official. According to new U.S. Census Bureau data, we millennials (born between 1980 and 2000) are taking over. And motherhood, it seems, is no exception. Roughly one in five moms is a millennial; we account for 90% of the approximately 1.5 million new moms last year. Wow, that’s a whole lot of millennial moms. But don’t worry, world. For all the negative things generations before us like to say about millennials, we seem to be doing just fine. We are figuring this parenting thing out. And I have faith we are fully capable. Plus, we know all the best Instagram…

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Pregnant at the Barre?

Monday, February 20, 2017 By Jessica Tomes

“Keeping active during pregnancy has a myriad of benefits for both mom and baby,” says Deanna Cordo, owner of YogaBarre Wellness and mother of two. Mom may experience an easier labor and delivery, more energy, fewer of the typical pregnancy aches and pains, better immunity, and a better bounce-back postpartum. Potential benefits for baby include a healthier heart and brain, as well as a tendency toward a healthier lifestyle and even (future) athleticism. Who would have thought, right? But it makes sense when you really think about it. We, as parents, have an opportunity to role model so many of…

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Breast Augmentation and Baby: Here’s What You Should Know

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 By Jessica Tomes

Should I Get My Boobs Done Before Babies? The decision to have a breast augmentation is a very personal one, a decision that only you can make for yourself. It’s about what you want and your quality of life. There is no perfect time to have a boob job. Many women will wait until they are done having children and done breastfeeding to take the plunge, but that doesn’t mean that you have to wait. I know women who have had breast augmentation surgery after a couple of kids, knowing full well they may decide to have more down the…

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Sex Drive After Baby

Thursday, January 26, 2017 By Jessica Tomes

Did you know that it’s completely normal to have a decreased sex drive after giving birth? I had no clue until I experienced it firsthand. This feeling can actually last for months; however, most women report this decrease in libido to be temporary. Some women also report a decreased sex drive while breastfeeding, saying it returned once baby weaned and they stopped nursing completely. But if you think about it, doesn’t it stand to reason that a life change so major would have an impact on your love life? After all, a new baby affects everything else . . ….

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New Year Nutrition for the Entire Family

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 By Jessica Tomes
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Every new year, many individuals and families resolve to get healthier. Wanting to get healthy is a great first step. But knowing how to get started can be a little more challenging. (Raises both hands and waves them around desperately.) We recently chatted with Erin Pelias, certified health coach and owner of Mommy Roux, to see what practical, easily-implemented tips and tricks she has for us, as we barrel headfirst into another busy year. We weren’t surprised to hear her say that good health begins with good nutrition — from day one. But what should we be putting into our bodies?…

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