Autumn is by far my favorite season, with summer being a close second. As F. Scott Fitzgerald said in The Great Gatsby, “Life begins again when it gets crisp in the fall.” Everything feels fresh and renewed. The temperature...
Note: There might be some TMI moments in this post, but I want to share my story in hopes of helping others.  March 2020 was the start of something no one could have predicted. Like many other moms, I entered...
The Midnight Hour

The Midnight Hour

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Around 9pm is bedtime. I get the kids tucked into bed and fast asleep, and I finally get some time to myself. I know I should just go to bed when they do, but I decide to mindlessly scroll...
This may come as a surprise, but foods that seem cheap really aren’t. Take it from a mom with a full-time fitness career (read: super hungry) and four growing boys (also super hungry): the convenience foods that seem inexpensive...
I am always jealous of the women who gain only the recommended 15 to 20 pounds during pregnancy, have their baby, and are back to their pre-pregnancy bodies after a week. That is definitely not me. When I am...
I have been a member of Gold’s Gym since the beginning of the year. I must tell you that I haven’t gone as much as I would like, you know, given the pandemic and all. But I am so...
Disclaimer: this post is not suggesting that all kids should return to school or begin socializing with other children. Many families have decided to keep their kids out of school for the time being and that's fine! Every family...
I'd been putting off my daughter's four year checkup for two weeks, but because I need to register her for preschool, I could not put it off any longer. What was it going to be like? What protocols do...
  When the safer at home order started and schools closed, I was initially grateful. I still am, but during the course of these uncertain times I've felt a strain on my mental health. Stability and closure are lacking and...
Pandemics like the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) can be scary for anyone, but when you are in your third trimester and approaching your due date, it adds an extra level of stress and worry. I am due toward the middle...

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Family-Friendly Hikes Around Chattanooga

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Whether you are visiting Chattanooga or are a local, there are so many beautiful hiking spots to enjoy! Along with breathtaking views of the...