How I Lost 10.6 Pounds in 14 Days

How I Lost 10.6 Pounds in 14 Days

I recently shared in an Instagram story that I had lost 10.6 pounds in 14 days. I posted my exciting news purely for accountability purposes. I expected that maybe a few personal or blogging friends would say “congrats” but I did not expect to get so many DM’s both from people I know and random strangers asking how I did it.

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Heartfelt Advice for the Pregnant Mom That is Single

Heartfelt Advice for the Pregnant Mom That is Single

When you are staring down the face of motherhood knowing you will be doing it "alone", it's easy to feel like no one understands, like no one gets it. All of the baby books are written to moms with partners, as are all of the blog posts and most any other advice you will read. So, please, if you are not in the situation but know someone who is, pass this on so that she knows she is not alone. 

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Glen Alpine Falls: A Toddler Friendly Waterfall in South Lake Tahoe

Glen Alpine Falls: A Toddler Friendly Waterfall in South Lake Tahoe

Every since my son saw The Tiger Family Trip, he has wanted to go to a waterfall and one of my biggest goals in life is to make his dreams happen, so I decided that I would find a toddler-friendly waterfall to visit while on our annual family vacation in South Lake Tahoe. Since I had planned to take him alone, I wanted the easiest option possible. As it turns out my mom joined us but this was still the perfect choice because hiking would be a challenge for her. (Ok, fine, and me too!) Glen Alpine Falls was a perfect choice! 

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Tips for Treating Your Dry Skin During Pregnancy

Tips for Treating Your Dry Skin During Pregnancy

For most of my life I had oily skin or at least in my t-zone areas but when I was pregnant my skin got ridiculously dry. At first, I thought that my dry skin was due to moving from a humid climate in Hawaii to a dry climate in Northern California but then I learned that dry skin during pregnancy is very common and I've since learned that my skin seems to have been forever changed by, you guessed it... hormones. 

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