“We all have the same 24 hours in a day. There’s no excuse not to work out.” I remember scrolling social media as a brand new mom with my baby in my arms and thinking WHAT?!  I’m exclusively nursing a...
Hi, I’m Haley, and I’m an Injury Prevention professional. Didn’t even know this was a thing? It definitely is, and don’t worry, I didn’t know it was a thing until I became one two years ago. How did I...
Moms: learn to level up and put your needs on the list, too.   As mommas, it is so easy to get wrapped up in the daily grind.  Making breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks (SO many snacks - right?), doing laundry, washing...
The life lessons that come from pulling weeds are both beautifully simplistic and deep rooted.   A few weeks ago, I was out in the backyard, pushing one of my boys on the swing set when my next-door neighbor approached me...
Moms, listen to the voice in your head: your intuition is stronger than you think.   I was nervous to tell this story. It didn’t feel like my story to share, but I think it’s important to talk about the experience...
I've had more mothers asking me what I feed my children than ever. It surely can't be because of my cooking skills, and the way my meals look isn't incredibly appetizing either. Rather, I'm gathering that mothers are getting...
Have you taken any steps in processing the pandemic?   Over the last five or so years, two of my dearest friends and I have fallen into a rhythm in which one of us will randomly send a message in our...
Remember when you were 15 and thought your life would be totally figured out by your 30s?Birthdays are typically thought of as joyous days, as days of celebration. Birthdays tend to hold a lot of expectations, both for us...

My Journey with Anxiety

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I had a panic attack last night. I felt it brewing all day. My chest was heavy from the moment I woke up and grew tighter and tighter as the day went on. My heart raced. I felt shaky. My...
I am finishing a glass of wine, about to have a second, decompressing after a long day at work. I am thinking and feeling lots of things.  I ask myself, How is it possible for a day to feel...

In + Around STL

St. Louis Mom Swap + Shop

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Spring is near, and it's the perfect time to clean out your closets and declutter your home while enjoying a break with other moms!  Let's...