4 Low Carb Smoothie Recipes for Weight Loss

Friday, April 21, 2017 By Kate Horney
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As a busy moms we have to make sure that we are taking care of ourselves. But we often don’t have the hours to spend in the kitchen whipping up a nutritious meal. That’s why I love adding these quick low carb smoothies into my daily nutrition routine. With energy-enhancing ingredients like fresh fruit, green tea, ginger, and protein, you’ll give your smoothie an extra boost with antioxidants and essential vitamins without having to take a pill or supplement. The protein and fiber in these low carb smoothies will help balance hunger, energy, and cravings and will keep you burning fat…


5 Things Your Pediatrician Wants You to Know

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 By
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As a pediatrician and mama, I am writing this in hope that it helps ease some of the million and one worries we all have about our kiddos! Most importantly, trust your instincts. And if you feel like something is off with your little one, please bring them to your pediatrician. 1. Fever When your child is sick and has a high fever, it can be one of the scariest feelings as a parent. Your little ones don’t look like themselves, sometimes their temperatures are very elevated, they’re not eating, and mama panic mode sets in. Fevers are not all bad,…


9 Tips for Working Moms to Stay Healthy While at Work

Monday, April 17, 2017 By Alayna Pagnani-Gendron
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Working in an office can make it hard to keep a healthy routine, and it can be especially challenging for moms who juggle work and home life. It seems like there is no time for yourself. It can be especially difficult to make time to exercise or eat right. Here are a few tips to keep your work life as healthy as it can be. 1. While at work, work and then leave work at work. This seems obvious. But how many of us schedule birthday parties, car pool, and dance class while we are work? We also check Facebook, emails,…


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…


Mama Gone Fab | Week Ten: “Mama’s Hardcore” Workout

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 By Lanie Towsley
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Hey Mommas! Thanks for joining us for week 10 of the “Mama Gone Fab” series with my girl, Hilary Hall! With only three weeks left of the series, we thought it was time to focus on an area that is SO important — especially when you’re a mommy doing a lot of heavy lifting. (Both physically and mentally!) So here’s our “HardCORE” workout! We hit the pavement again for this one because who doesn’t love a little sunshine? And we wanted to show you how these exercises can be easily incorporated into almost any part of your day. Hope you…


Mama Gone Fab | Week Nine: “Mama Be Strollin'” Workout

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 By Lanie Towsley
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Hey mommas! WOW, can you believe we are in the final phase of the “Momma Gone Fab” workout series?! I sure hope you’ve been loving it as much as I have! For the final four weeks we are heading outside for some sunshine and fresh air! Over the next four weeks we are going to kick our daily walks into high-gear with exercises using both body weight and baby-as-weight as well as a couple of HIIT routines. So grab a friend, your stroller, and let’s hit the pavement! Oh, and baby, of course! ? We really enjoyed this lower body…


Mama Gone Fab | Week Eight: “HIIT It Mama” Workout

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 By Lanie Towsley
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It’s Workout Wednesday and we’re back with Hilary from Hilary Hall Fitness for our weekly Mama Gone Fab workout videos. We’ve been enjoying all of the strength training exercises each week because #strongisbeautiful but it’s important to incorporate some heart-pumping cardio too! Week 8 is all about HIIT-ing it hard, mommas! High-Intensity-Interval-Training is awesome because it can be short, burst workouts that are TORCHING calories! The great thing about this workout is that you can do it ANYWHERE (heck, a grocery store aisle is ideal!) and it doesn’t require any props. So, lace up those sneaks and get ready to sweat! WARNING: you may receive strange looks if you…


Mama Gone Fab | Week Seven: “Better Make It Quick” Workout

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 By Lanie Towsley
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It’s Workout Wednesday and we’re back with Hilary from Hilary Hall Fitness for our weekly Mama Gone Fab workout videos. Only a few more weeks left until our 12 week series is over. 🙁 I’m a pretty bummed with that, but I’m happy to know that we have these great workouts to watch, follow along and cycle through each week as we all try to get fit and healthy. Today, Hilary from Hilary Hall Fitness has got a “Better Make It Quick” Workout for us. We all know that it can be tough to fit in a workout during our days. These quick exercises will really get your…


Mama Gone Fab | Week Six: Tub-Side Workout

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 By Lanie Towsley
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Can you believe that we are halfway through our 12-week workout series? I hope all of you have been enjoying these workouts that Hilary from Hilary Hall Fitness has put together for all of us. I know that I’m getting a great workout with all of these options so I hope you are loving them too! Today, Hilary and I have come up with a great workout that you can do by the tub when your kiddos are busy with bath time. WARNING: Do not do these workouts with your newborn. Do this when your children are older so that they are safe,…


Mama Gone Fab | Week Five: Crib-Side Workout

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 By Lanie Towsley
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It’s Workout Wednesday and we’re back with our weekly Mama Gone Fab workout videos for you. We hope you’ve been enjoying them so far! Today, Hilary from Hilary Hall Fitness has put together an amazing workout that you can do in your little one’s room by his/her crib. Watch the video below to follow along. Exercise 1: “Sissy Squats Peek-a-Boo” (15 seconds) Exercise 2: “Push-Up Clapper” (15 seconds) Exercise 3: “Playtime Plié” (15 seconds) Exercise 4: Tummy Toners (15 seconds) Do these exercises for five more rounds for a total of five sets for a full 5-minute workout. Thanks again for watching. Did you enjoy this workout? Let us know what you think in…