When I first became a stay at home mom, I did a lot of reading about what the transition may be like. While reading, I discovered there were plenty of stay at home mom stereotypes that were easily and often debunked. For example, not all stay at home moms are trouncing around Target sipping Starbucks […]
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February 7th-14th is Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week. 1 in 110 babies are born with a heart defect and I didn’t realize this until my son was that 1. According to The American Academy of Pediatrics, there are over 40,000 babies born each year with a CHD, and it is the leading cause of death […]
1) When the doorbell rings and you don’t answer. Maybe it’s your neighbor, maybe it’s the UPS man…but these days, it could also be a serial killer. Or one of those pesky home siding solicitors. So, yeah, it’s totally ok if you don’t answer your door. If people want to see you badly enough, they […]
It’s a new year and I’m sure many of you (myself included) have set goals or resolutions for 2018. These could be focused around your career, fitness, finances, attitude, etc. But how many of us will actually reach those goals? Let’s talk about goal setting and how to take action Brain Dump Write down all […]
Disclosure: This is a sponsored post in part of a partnership with Hancock Regional Hospital. With the new year just starting and the topic of health coming up in the form of resolutions, it’s time to focus not just on losing weight or maintaining healthy eating habits but also what you’re doing for those areas […]
I like art, but I wouldn’t call myself “artsy,” per se. I have friends that live and breathe it, and I love that about them. They continually help open my eyes to all sorts of art around us. But one thing I have learned is that art isn’t just painting in a museum, its everywhere […]
I’m so, so thrilled to be expecting my second child, due in mid-June. So far, the biggest surprise of this pregnancy is how much more difficult it has been than my pregnancy with my son, now just over two-years-old. Now, please don’t get me wrong. I know some women have pregnancies filled with complications or […]
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Winter is in full effect! Here is our January round up of our favorite family events right here in Indianapolis and surrounding areas. January 1 – January 15 Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure – Indianapolis – Eiteljorg Museum – 10 a.m. One of Indianapolis’ most popular family holiday traditions returns. Be one of the […]
If you’re anything like me, you probably ate all the food between Christmas and the New Year. I’m so looking forward to my kids going back to school and for me to go back to work, so I can get back to my normal fitness and nutrition routine. I have some easy on the go […]
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I know we are not supposed to give into everything our kids want. Yet, once December hit, I felt like all I heard was, “I want this!” or “Ooooh, Mommy, I need THAT!” My 4-year-old son has even talked in his sleep about his Christmas wish list. His enthusiasm and passion for all the things […]
I’m back with another fun Spotify playlist for you! (you may remember my killer workout playlist I posted about here: https://indianapolis.citymomsblog.com/health/killer-workout-playlist/) This time, I’ve created the Ultimate Holiday Playlist (everyone from Burl Ives, Bing Crosby, Mariah Carey, Pentatonix and of course the classic, “Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays” from NSYNC). I love how music can […]
With Christmas so close, we are all in deep. Oh yeah, baby, it’s cold outside, but we are warm inside from all that’s going on: Visits to Santa, Christmas movies galore (I may or may not have The Polar Express memorized thanks to my super sweet train-obsessed 4-year-old son), gingerbread house-making, plenty of shopping and […]