6 Health Benefits of Yoga

A while back, I was having a rough start to my week. It was only Monday, and I was already dealing with a stressful situation, difficult news about a family member’s health, and a number of other stressors. In general, my work and life are relatively stress-free, so this particular day weighed heavily on my […]

Postpartum Running: 6 Tips to Getting Back After Birth

  Welcoming my daughter was the happiest moment of my life. The weeks to follow were some of the hardest. Sleeping, eating, showering—all of these had to wait until my baby had her needs met. Exercising didn’t even come close to making the list of must-dos. Running was always in the back of my mind, […]

A Morning in the Life of a Freelance Working Mommy

Every wonder what life looks like for a working mom? Well, it’s something like this: — 11:00 p.m. (the night before) Toddler wakes up. 12:00 a.m. (the night before) After an hour of trying to get her back down, toddler still awake. Decide to take baby in bed with husband and me to go to […]

10 of the Most Influential Books Ever (at Least to Me)

Being a mom means I don’t get time for a lot of things, but something I always try to make time for is reading. For me, it’s an escape into another world, a way to disconnect from all the happenings of the day. I’m currently working through the Harry Potter series for the very first time—yes, […]

Slogging It Out: Sometimes You Just Have to Suffer Through It

Last summer, I competed in a half marathon race. I awoke early that morning, had my typical breakfast of avocado toast and coffee, and donned my racing gear. I gathered my running “fuel” of nutrition blocks and electrolyte drink. With my race number secured to the front left leg of my shorts, I got into […]