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Finding Your Tribe

Posted on: April 29th, 2017 by Julie 43 Comments

I don’t like the word tribe. Every time I see a meme on Facebook (gasp…even on the Mommy Fitness page) that tells me to “find my tribe,” my stomach turns over just a little. I don’t like the word tribe. I’m not a tribal girl... But then again, maybe I am.

3 Ways to Find a Little Hygee in Your Day

Posted on: March 28th, 2017 by Julie 57 Comments

Hygee. Kinda looks like hygiene, which would be good to incorporate in your life too, but it’s not that word. (As moms we all know it can be easy to get so busy you forget about yourself, while taking care of littles.) But we’re not talking about hygiene. So what is hygee? It is finding pleasure in the simple things in life and embracing the moment.  It’s about connection with yourself and those around you.

“Work-Life-Family Balance” from an Entrepreneur

Posted on: March 2nd, 2017 by Julie 42 Comments

I started my first company before having children. When you're Type A like me, it just comes natural to work 60-80 hours per week to make it happen. Then my son was born. So the first Work-Life-Family balance I experienced was my maternity leave. From then on, it was time to get on with it, and pretend like my entire life wasn't just upturned by becoming a parent.

Nutrition for the New Mom: 5 Priorities for the Postpartum Partners

Posted on: February 2nd, 2017 by Julie 1 Comment

What if I told you that there are some cultures that give a new mom the respect and reverence she deserves? I don’t have to tell you that we are NOT living in one of those cultures. With so much going on during this postpartum window, it’s important for a support team to keep a new mom’s body nourished so she can navigate all this “newness.”

4 simple things to make 2017 your best year ever

Posted on: December 24th, 2016 by Julie 52 Comments

Every year around this time the conversation turns to bettering ourselves - mentally, physically, emotionally, spiritually. But it can be daunting and many resolutions soon fall by the wayside. Here are 4 simple things we can all do to make 2017 our best, healthiest and most balanced year yet.

yoga for EVERY body

Posted on: August 2nd, 2016 by Julie 49 Comments

If you’ve been intimidated by the idea of going to a yoga class, I totally feel you.

I didn’t think I had “a yoga body.” I’m not in great shape & I buy my yoga leggings in the plus-size section. And I most certainly can’t to a headstand (frankly, I don’t have any desire to!)

2 Reasons you should stop listening to other birth stories

Posted on: December 28th, 2015 by Julie 1 Comment

They are all over the internet - Facebook, Pinterest, blogs. And every time you walk through Target, strangers see you belly and feel compelled to share the birth story of every woman they know.

4 Things I love about my job: a post by Lynn

Posted on: December 21st, 2015 by Julie 44 Comments

For those of us who work full-time, outside of the home - it can be easy to become dissatisfied with the day to day of the business world. But...

Featured Resources for Families

Posted on: December 14th, 2015 by Julie 1 Comment

With our new check-in/sale station we've got a great spot to feature local resources for Omaha families!

Your Selfie Video Could Help Another Mom

Posted on: November 20th, 2015 by Julie 39 Comments

One of the best parts of what we do is hearing your empowered birth stories. We share them in class and over coffee. But what would happen if we shared them with even more Omaha moms?

You know hearing positive stories from other moms helped you so much during your pregnancy. They helped you gain the confidence you needed. Pass that on to another mom by sending us a short selfie video.