When I was pregnant with my daughter I asked a friend of mine, a mother of three, “Don’t you get bored staying home with the kids all day?” Looking amused she replied, “Oh, I find stuff to do.” Now that my... Read more
Now that your baby has finally arrived, your life will never be the same. Your body has gone through some major changes, too—and will continue to do so in the coming months.
When you're feeling ready (and after your doctor gives you cl... Read more
So you've been cleared for exercise after the birth of your baby and you're anxious to get outside and get moving! But who's going to watch your little one? If running or walking is your thing, you can take baby along in a jogging strolle... Read more
During pregnancy, you gained many much-needed pounds to grow and support your baby, but not every pound gained can be attributed to "baby weight" that goes away after your baby is born. A typical pregnancy weight gain (roughly 25-35 pounds)... Read more
Thinking about pregnancy? Whether you’re aiming to get pregnant next year or in the next few months, you should be getting ready now. This is the time to take inventory of your nutrition habits and make necessary changes that will promote good... Read more
To change your starting weight, click on Edit Goals under the Track Weight button on your Start page. (This is through the full site, www.mobile.sparkpeople.com) From there you can reset your starting weight.
Coach Jen... Read more
Weight loss books from Audible.com are amazing. Listening on the way to and from work or running errands has been such a motivator to stay on track. What things out of the ordinary help you stay on track?... Read more
After baby #2 came along, it seemed I was always flustered and running late. I realized my day planning needed a reality check!The solution? For 2 weeks I timed routine activities whenever possible. For example, I tracked:-The average time of morning... Read more
Getting together with the other moms who want to be with their babies has really helped me in overcoming weight issues, eating issues and baby blues. I love getting to workout while still spending quality time with my baby.9http://mommyandbabyfitness... Read more
I apologize in advance if this blog sounds like a vent, because it's a touchy subject for me. I have two children. When my daughter was born, she was small and stayed in the lower percentile for weight and height during her first year. As a new mo... Read more
I'm a strong advocate of exercise during pregnancy. I ran through most of my pregnancies, which helped keep my weight gain in the normal range, made labor and delivery much easier, and also helped me bounce back into shape more quickly after birt... Read more
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