Meal planning has always been such a daunting task for me! I don’t know why as it has immense rewards. It clears my head so I don’t have to think about what to cook and it saves my family money when I do the weekly shopping. [Read more…] about Easy and Fast Meal Planning 101
My Top Ten Tips On Losing Weight After Having a Baby
My husband estimates that I’ve lost a total of over 480 pounds since I’ve started having children. After each baby is born I only lose 10 pounds. I don’t mean just within the first week, either. I mean one month, two months, even three months after I give birth, if I do nothing to consciously lose weight, then I will have only lost 10 pounds. This can get disheartening, especially when I gain 30-50 pounds at each pregnancy.
Over the years (and after 12 babies) I’ve learned a little bit about how to lose weight in the most efficient, gentlest way possible. Granted, I’ve tried every diet program out there in the hopes of finding one that will work just a little bit faster or easier. I’ve learned that there is no easy way to do this. It’s just going to take work, unfortunately. [Read more…] about My Top Ten Tips On Losing Weight After Having a Baby
Diet Requirements for Pregnant and Nursing Moms
How and what you eat in your diet is pretty important to how your body functions while pregnant and breastfeeding. You have another human being dependent on you providing them with the nutrition necessary for their body to thrive. This is a pretty serious commitment by you, the mother. This being said, it is also pretty easy to provide your baby with everything she needs and with very little extra effort on your part. [Read more…] about Diet Requirements for Pregnant and Nursing Moms