Waist Training After a Baby – Should You Do It?

Postpartum Waist Training

Waist training is becoming increasingly more popular these days. Many celebrities tout waist trainers as their golden key to getting their stomach back into shape after their baby was born.

After each of my pregnancies, I religiously wear girdles and splints because the benefits they give you is, to say the least, incredible.

The difference with waist trainers is that they pull  everything in much tighter. Is that a good thing? Read More...

8 Habits You Should Break if You Want to Lose the Baby Weight

How to Lose Weight After a BabyAny of you that have had a baby knows it’s hard to lose the baby weight! For most of us, the weight does not come off without extreme effort on our part.

Your body changes drastically during and after pregnancy and things that worked before to help you lose weight may no longer help.

If you’re struggling to lose the baby weight but feel like you aren’t getting anywhere, here are 8 habits you should consider breaking to help you reach your goals. Read More...

Why I Started Using Essential Oils In My Home

Why I Started Using Essential Oils in My HomeMy mother has been a strong advocate of essential oils for years and always used them as her go to solution whenever anyone got sick. I, on the other hand, was always pretty skeptic about them and felt like they offered more of a placebo affect then real results.

I wondered every now and then about trying them in my own home, but they were far too expensive for my budget so I didn't.

That changed during my last pregnancy. Read More...

Reduce Your Stomach Size with Body Wraps – IT Works! Or Does It?

IT Works Body Wrap Results I’ve seen dozens of IT Works Body Wrap reviews all speaking very highly of these wraps. They supposedly work in just 45 minutes to help you lose several inches and pounds from your waist! They sound great! But do they really work? Read More...

Amazing “Mock” Mashed Potatoes – A Healthy Alternative

Mock Mashed Potatoes with CauliflowerMy family absolutely loves mashed potatoes, but they’re very starchy, filled with carbs, and just not as healthy for you. A coworker recently recommended I try Mock Mashed Potatoes as a replacement and, to my surprise, my whole family loved them! They were very filling and definitely a meal we'll be including in our monthly food planner! Read More...

Using Essential Oils for Postpartum Recovery-Do They Work?

How to Use Essential Oils for Postpartum Recovery

There are dozens of ways essential oils can be used for postpartum recovery. They can be used to treat after pains, c section incisions, cramping, postpartum bleeding, postpartum depression tearing, and so much more.

See a table of different ailments mothers suffer from postpartum and how they can be treated using essential oils. Also includes a price comparison chart for two of the top brands. Read More...

C Section Recovery Essentials – Foods, Exercise, & More

essentials for c section recoveryA c section, whether it’s planned or not, is a scary thing. Doctors are cutting through layers of skin, muscle, tissue, and organs to get to the baby only to put everything back in place and sew it together. It’s major surgery and there are several recovery essentials that will make your recovery much smoother and easier to get through. Read More...

Exercise After a C Section – Doing it Right!

Exercise After a C SectionExercise after having a baby is very important, not just because you want to lose the extra weight you may have gained, but also because it helps your body heal better and come back together. However, it’s not something you should jump right into, and this is one case where heavier, intense exercises are definitely not better! Exercise after a C Section should be started very slowly and gradually.  Read More...

What is the 3 Week Diet System – Does it Really Work?

What is the 3 Week Diet System

It's hard for most people to lose body fat. After a baby, it seems like it ten times harder. It feels like when the fat is there, it’s there for good. However, the 3 Week Diet System claims you can lose 12-23 pounds of body fat in only 21 days. What is the 3 Week Diet System and is it for real? Read More...

Best Scale to Measure Body Fat That Doesn’t Cost an Arm and a Leg!

eatsmart precision getfit digital body fat scaleWhen you’re trying to lose weight, your primary goal is probably losing body fat, but how are you supposed to know if what you’re doing is working or if you need to incorporate something else into your weight loss plan? A scale that measures body fat is an excellent way to track your progress! Read More...