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STOP DIETING FOR GOOD

STOP DIETING FOR GOOD

How many diets have you tried?  How many diets have you stuck with? What happened after you quit your diet? When will you stop dieting? 3 REASONS I STOPPED dieting. 1. RESTRICTION only made me crave more of what I couldn’t have. If you told me I couldn’t have any carbs, I only wanted them more, or thought about them…

Go Fit Mom Back to School Wellness Guide

Go Fit Mom Back to School Wellness Guide

The start of the school year can be busy and stressful, but also a great time of year to set new intentions, start new routines, and set new health habits. Of course with the start of school comes the spread of all kinds of germs and illnesses. We will do our best to be proactive in keeping our kids healthy.…

A friend sent this to me a day after my 25 week preemie was born. Perfect timing as I was questioning…”why me”.   How Preemie Moms Are Chosen~ (Erma Bombeck)Did you ever wonder how the mothers of premature babies are chosen? Somehow, I visualize God hovering over Earth, selecting his instruments for propagation with great care and deliberation. As he…

A Mother’s Prayer

I share this poem every year around Mother’s Day. It’s a great reminder of how amazing we are and what a mother’s body can do.  Happy Mother’s Day to all the mommies out there! A Mother’s Prayer The Most Important Person on earth is a mother.  She cannot claim the honor of having built Notre Dame Cathedral. She need not.…

Working Mom Dilemma… Getting Fit While Working

The biggest mistake most of us make is trying to change everything at once. The majority of people aren’t successful with their program because they can’t keep up with the expectations and end up quit everything. Start with changing just one or two things you do! Consistence of small changes over time lead to big results. You will only see…

Boost your family’s immune system

Boost your family’s immune system

Moms are often the ones responsible for their families health. What things are you doing right now to boost immunity of your family? How many have been sick this Winter already? How many kids are sick at school? What are you doing about it? We have to be pro-active! With the state of our healthcare system, we have to do…

Fit Mom Clean Eats Meals Ideas

Fit Mom Clean Eats Meals Ideas

So you’ve decided to start eating “clean” this New Year? What does clean mean? It means reducing or eliminating sugar, carbs, caffeine, artificial sweeteners, additives, preservatives,  and eating what is fresh and living and available.  This really is the best form of nutrition for your body! I’ve seen and tried it all. I know not one thing works for everyone, but if…

Why diffuse essential oils?

Why diffuse essential oils?

I love that question we always get when we have guests to our house… “What is that thing?”, as they stare at our diffuser on the kitchen island. Kids things it’s magical, with the cloud coming out and the changing colors! Adults ask if someone is sick or if it’s a humidifier. Well, it sort of is. Diffusing is a…

All Things On Guard- LIVE education

All Things On Guard- LIVE education

Last night I went live on my Go Fit Mom FB page to discuss my favorite Fall essential oil…. doTERRA’s On Guard. I freaking love so much about the Fall. Cold air, sweaters, jeans, boots, scarves, beautiful leaves, fires, pumpkin everything… it’s the BEST! However, along with all this goodness comes germy kids, colds, flu, seasonal allergies, and all the yuck.…

Non-Sandwich School Lunch Ideas

Non-Sandwich School Lunch Ideas

What’s in my lunch mom? Common question at your house? This year I will be packing 3 school lunches per day and none of my kids like the same things! Ugh. God love pinterest, but when it comes to school lunches I thought, are you serious? Who has time for all that?  All the cutesy cut sandwiches and faces made with…