BUMPdate: Eight Months Pregnant

EIGHT months?! I say this every time, but really, how has this pregnancy flown so quickly? To be really honest, I’m (selfishly) already missing having this little babe to myself. The kicks, the aches… all the unknowns. I’ve fallen in love with even the discomforts. Being pregnant has proved to be both beautiful and terrifying; euphoric yet painful. Everything is beginning to feel a lot more real. We celebrated the baby…. Read more

Working the Bump: Pre-Natal Yoga

I tried pre-natal yoga for the first time last week, and let’s just say… I’m going to need a lot more sessions pre-due date. My attempt to stretch and move and BREATHE wasn’t stellar at seven months pregnant. Fortunately, I still have time to prep for the big day. Instructor Chelsea Rothert is a pregnancy pro. She patiently guided me through yoga positions I can do from home… (PS. these are…. Read more

Body Boost: Ginger + Lemon Tea Benefits

Give your body and brain a mega-boost with a cup of hot ginger tea this weekend. My bestie got me hooked a few months ago, and I’ve been sipping on this recipe ever since. It helps with everything from bloating and digestion, to inflammation and nausea. I was never a huge ginger fan because of the taste. It’s strong! But lemon + mint balance out the flavors, and the drink…. Read more