All Posts By Jenny

My Favorite Beauty Products

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In general, I'm super careful about what I put in my body and equally as careful about what I put on it. And when I'm pregnant I'm an absolute psycho about it. Sulfates and parabens (chemicals in a lot of products) aren't proven safe and have actually been associated with birth defects in animal studies. ...

How I Manage Pregnancy Weight Gain

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I had three babies in less than three years. I gained 27 pounds with my first, 25 with my second and 22 with my third.  Here's how I did it... I don't f$#! around I take nutrition very seriously (duh, I'm an RD), but when I'm pregnant I'm borderline psycho about it. I'm growing a PERSON. Everything I ...

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My Halloween Candy Plan

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Yesterday a fellow mom reached out to ask how I deal with Halloween candy in my house since I'm a known anti-candy fanatic. Here's what she asked and here are my answers: Do you let your kids eat the Halloween candy? Yep. It's once a year so I don't stress too much about it. I do try to ...

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Newborn Tips From a Mother of Three

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After three newborns and countless compliments on "how well I'm doing," (who knew!?) I figure I must be doing something right and my newfound knowledge is probably worth sharing. Obviously these tips are what I did and what worked for me so they may not all work for you, but they're certainly worth a try ...

How to Get More Willpower

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If you’re convinced you’re not losing weight because you can’t control yourself in the presence of cupcakes or anywhere near a kitchen after dinner you’re probably just doing it wrong.

“Willpower is a limited resource. It’s a lot like a muscle: there are only so many reps it can do before it gives out.”

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Losing My Mom Made Me a Better Mom

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Every girl who becomes a mother instantly appreciates her mother more, but I can’t tell mine that. I can’t ever send a…

“thanks for putting up with me” text or a “how did you do this?!?” call.

On particularly hard days at home with three babies I sometimes think of her and try to be as patient as she was and to see the light through the dark like she did so well. I thank her in my mind and hope she can hear me from heaven.

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