Returning to Work After Maternity Leave

Returning to work after maternity leaveIt’s been over a months since I’ve returned to work after maternity leave.  I never thought going back to work would be as difficult as it has been. Before having my little guy I expected to walk back into the office as the firecracker that I was pre-babe.  After having him I discovered how profoundly unrealistic that was.  Expecting to walk into the office the same person I was when I left is the professional equivalent of expecting to wear my favorite pre-pregnancy pants out of the hospital. Ain’t gonna happen.

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Baby Food with the BEABA Cook Original

Beaba Cook OrginalThe Beaba- BabyCook Original is an all-in-one steamer/processor which can cook almost anything in under 15 minutes.  Read on for a brief description of how it works, our experiences, and my review. Continue reading

Mom & Baby Yoga

Mom and Baby Yoga Steveston, BCSince enjoying  Prenatal Yoga I was  interested in trying Mom and Baby Yoga.   Postnatal yoga is a great way for me to squeeze in stretching.  Lets face it,  getting out for a run is hard enough, coming home for a post run stretch is laughable.  For the last three months  I  have been taking  Mom and Baby Yoga at With Our Own Little Hearts Yoga  in Steveston, read on for my experience.

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Top 3 Blog Posts of 2016

With only days  left in 2016 its time to look back on my second year blogging;  My readership didn’t grow as much as I would have liked.  However I received tons of encouraging feedback Top Blog posts 2016and some great exposure.  This year my focus was more on family then fitness,  as I  adjusted to my new role as Mother and life with a baby.

I fell short of my 2016 goal-  minimum of 2 blog posts a month.  In retrospect that goal might have been a bit too ambitious for a new mom. 😉  But did manage to post a blog every month, and two a month for the last quarter of the year.

As we close out 2016, I am recapping my top 3 blog posts of the year.

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

The holidays are a time when you reflect — on holidays past, the year past, those you have known, and even who you once were. For many, the holidays are very much about memories and traditions formed in childhood.  Our memories make up the story of our life that exists in our mind.   These memories can give us comfort, direction, inspiration, and hope.

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