Category Archive: BodyCon Moms

Mom jeans

  It’s fitting that for Mother’s Day I bought my self a pair of genuine mom jeans. You know the kind I’m talking about. Dark rinse, high-rise, lotta give in the seat, relaxed… Continue reading

Chronicles from first trimester: Food baby vs. baby bump

Early in my pregnancy I was excited, curious, and anxious.  Still, those first view weeks, I didn’t really feel pregnant.  I kept wondering What is happening in there? Is there really anything going… Continue reading

Worth the weight/wait

When I first learned I was pregnant I thought it was a mistake.  After two and a half years of measuring my basal body temperature, infertility medication, acupuncture, three failed IUIs, and lots… Continue reading

My Prenatal Pantry Staples

Generally speaking eating the right foods for your body is important when it comes to being healthy.  However, when you’re “eating for two” it’s super important to make sure you’re getting the right… Continue reading

A funny thing happened

A funny thing happened this fall sometime between Labor Day and the first week in October. Yep. I almost couldn’t believe it.  After a difficult journey to conceive it seemed I’d gotten pregnant… Continue reading

Love and honor your body even when it CAN’T do

I suppose I knew something was up in the fall even before all of the results from the 40280372 test I underwent were in.  I’d been trying to get pregnant for more than… Continue reading

Healthy Eats for Trick-or-Treat

My favorite holiday growing up as a kid was Halloween.  I loved carving jack-o-lanterns, watching spooky movies, and getting dressed up in homemade costumes — either sewn together by my mom or improvised… Continue reading

Like Mother, Like Daughters: Profile of a Healthy Mama

Though childhood obesity declined slightly last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), “approximately 17% (or 12.5 million) of children and adolescents aged 2—19 years are obese.”  Childhood obesity is a… Continue reading

May’s Workout Warrior: Joanie

May’s workout warrior is an inspiring example of fitness, motherhood, and faith.  You’ve heard those tales about moms being able to lift cars, fallen trees, fight off polar bears and tigers in order to… Continue reading

May is for Mamas!

  May is for mamas! “Body Con Mom” coming in May! One of the most incredible things (correction, the most incredible thing) the human body can do is bring another human into the world.… Continue reading