Ok, I know literally everyone does this but I also know I read A LOT of them while I was pregnant and wanted advice (I also polled Instagram a lot 😊). This isn’t all-inclusive and it’s not a baby-registry…just a few of our favorites ♥️. I try to be pretty minimalist, 99% of Freeland’s wardrobe … More A Few of Our Favorite Things…(and Instagram accounts)…0-8 Months.
1. Babywise is not a “how to” book…but mothering is just as amazing as everyone said it would be! 2. Just because others love mothering and making money in multi leveling marketing it doesn’t mean you have to also. 3. There’s this thing called the pelvic floor- it’s a big part of your core. 4. … More 30 things I learned in year *30*…in no particular order:
You know those easy babies you can just lay on their play mats and they seem content to hang for hours?! Yeah, that has never been my baby… not even for a season. Hi, I’m Corrie new mom trying to figure out how to mother … and still be a good wife, friend, goal getter. … More Getting Stuff Done – from a type 3, stay-at-home, new mom
Here’s the deal, until I was pregnant, I hardly knew the pelvic floor existed. Now it affects everything I do. How I squat to pick up Freeland, how I breathe when I run, how I go to the bathroom, how I feel when I have sex. And I majored in human anatomy! So, chances are, … More What I Learned From My Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist.
If you follow my Instagram you’ve probably seen these foods made a hundred times BUT I thought I’d share why I like them plus any little hacks I use to make them easier, faster, or just my preference. Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Yes, I’m starting with dessert. I can’t help it… this recipe is literally … More Top 5 Recipes from Run Fast (CookFast) Eat Slow
1. Walk first! I know this is hard for some people. Myself included. If I hadn’t have found Expecting and Empowered you better believe I would have been lacing up the day of my 6-week appointment for a 3-mile loop. And you know what, I probably could have powered through it. Not realizing that … More 5 Steps – A Return to Running Postpartum
Labor Day Weekend 2018 ▪️Visited the Texas capital… we also bought a deck of Texas playing cards from the gift shop…. it’s a tradition. ▪️We stayed downtown at Fairmount Austin… Beautiful hotel just north of the River. Rooftop pool, coffee shop, amazing gym! ▪️Food truck tacos at Mellizoz … followed by Gourdoughs donuts. Both are … More Austin, Texas
1. Take the stairs! It probably gets said a lot and you’ve probably heard it before but here is your friendly reminder that if you have the option… take the stairs! When Freeland and I traveled to KC last month, I had him strapped to my front in a carrier and a diaper bag back pack … More Easy steps to engage your glutes!
I don’t normally pick a “word” for the year. I always have goals but never a word. This year it was a challenge of my Bible study to pray about a word, complete it with a correlating attribute of God and scripture. I thought about REST as I am naturally a “doer” and motherhood is … More To Cultivate
So someone asked me recently about how I find motivation to workout / be healthy (as a new mom). To be honest my answer is not all that helpful. I’m a type 3 on the #ennegram scale (the achiever) and am pretty internally motivated to do things I consider important. However, I too have days … More Staying Healthy Postpartum