10 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Get Fit

10 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Get Fit

Whether you create a note in your phone, print out a plan, or write it in a journal, creating a plan for yourself is really important. This way, you don't show up to the gym and just goof around. You have a plan, you stick to it, and you check it off your list. A few years back, I used a giant poster with little sticky notes to make my plan. I should actually do this again for my postpartum program because it was helpful for my mental game. And I could use help in my sleep-deprived state.

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Newborn Must-Haves

Newborn Must-Haves

We had Shep's nursery set up months before he was born, not realizing that he wouldn't actually sleep in there for probably 6 months after he was born. What did we actually need when he came home? Diapers, wipes (we use Pampers), milk, and a handful of basic things. We'll use the toys, the baby monitor, crib, and other things we registered for when he's older, but here's what we really use now:

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Baby Shepherd: 2 Week Update

Baby Shepherd: 2 Week Update

I'm very tired, but very happy. I love being home with Shepherd and just staring into his sweet eyes when he's awake. I love the weird faces he makes. I love his snuggles. He makes Matt and I laugh a lot. It's been such a sweet 2 weeks with all three of us home all day. Matt goes back to work today, so it'll be just me and Shepherd today and tomorrow. Matt has Fridays off, so he will be with us Friday, and then my mom comes to town on Sunday. She's staying Sunday through Friday to help out with Matt's transition back to work. I'm so excited to see her!!

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