Minisode 002: Meal Planning Part II, From Grocery List to Grocery Store to Kitchen

Now that you have the MASTER PLAN for the week, its time to make it into a reality! Although, if you haven’t made that plan yet make sure to visit Minisode 001: Meal Planning, Making the Plan FIRST before listening to this episode so it all MAKES SENSE!   In this episode I talk about:…

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Minisode 001: Meal Planning Part 1, Making the Plan

Meal planning. Its NOT fun, it FEELS like a chore and like the name suggests, it takes some planning! Believe me, you’re not alone. I feel this way and certainly a lot of guests do too.   But when you do DO IT, it certainly pays off budget-wise, health-wise and time-wise. So WISE up by…

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EP003: How Rachel Hosterman doesn’t let mommyhood, PCOS or baby weight slow her down!

Rachel Hosterman is a mom to an energetic 2.5 year old, musician, avid crafter, and runner. She also loves podcasts which is how she and I connected (shout out to the Totally Mommy podcast and Totally Mommy Facebook group!)   Rachel has always struggled with PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) so keeping control over her weight…

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EP002-Lauren Jean’s cyclical journey and her love for podcasts navigated her through her weight loss and self development

For YEARS, I’ve always wanted to start a podcast but was always hesitant to pursue it cause A) The techy stuff seemed complicated and B) I had no idea what I would podcast on.   Earlier this year, I found my answer to B (weight loss advice for moms, by moms) after going through my…

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EP001-How single mama of four, Stephanie Caputo, overcame her body image issues and eating disorder

Stephanie Caputo is a community nutrition educator and a certified Nutrition and Wellness coach specializing in Holistic Nutrition and Fitness & Certified Personal Trainer. A single mom of four girls-ages 14, 11, 9 and , she empowers and encourages women to build up their confidence by taking care of themselves while focusing on nutrition, exercise,…

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EP000: Who Am I?

If you’ve heard me as a guest on podcasts like Michigan Family Wellness, The Liberated Woman, Euphoric Epiphany, The Lauren Jean Show and Gift SmartlyⓇ, then you know about my weight loss story BEFORE I became a mom.   In this episode I tell all about:   How weight loss is different as a mom…

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Saturday, March 19th from 10:30am to 12:00pm at Pregnancy Sanctuary in Encinitas

Whether you are an expecting mom-to-be who’s goal is to have a fit and healthy pregnancy, or a mom who has given birth within the last year and needs help with prioritizing her self-care, please join us for this FREE health coaching group on Saturday, March 19th at Pregnancy Sanctuary in Encinitas, CA. The group…

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Top 8 Breastfeeding-related Baby Registry Items for Expecting Moms

I remember the day my husband and I set up our baby registry. We met up with a good friend of ours at the store who is a mom herself and within minutes, I was praising God for her.  Frankly, the plethora of stuff in the store was OVERWHELMING to say the least and having…

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This Mom’s New Year’s Resolution

I don’t know about you but the holidays grabbed me by the tail and dragged me off to Never Never Land. Sorry about the hiatus, folks! I am BACK!  In between running to and from different relatives’ homes and eating up a storm (hey, gotta keep up the milk supply), I reflected on what this…

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The Dark Side of Motherhood

From reading about babies accidentally left in cars, to babies dying in daycares, leaping over to babies dying in carseats in daycares and then to all other things related to pregnancy and infant loss, I’ve come to one conclusion: I need to stop reading about dying/dead babies. I know, I know. My previous statement sounds…

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