Do you consider yourself a “happy mom?” And, what does it take to really be happy as a mother? For celeb mom-of-three Ali Landry, it has a lot to do with balance — and pursing your personal passions alongside other supportive women. Which is exactly what she’ll be talking about at the Happy Mom Conference in Pasadena, Cali. on May 4, 2019. We recently had the chance to pick Ali’s brain about her upcoming keynote at the conference and her site Re/Shape — along with all things motherhood. Here’s that interview! How did you get involved in the Happy Mom…

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This year, you might be working on ways to sleep more, sneak in more fruits and veggies, or get a few more steps in. And, while those are all healthy pursuits we applaud, the one thing you need to make them a reality is to have more time set aside for you. Just. For. You. via GIPHY So today, we’re sharing seven tips to do just that. (And, yeah, it can mean time to take a bubble bath, but it can also mean ANYTHING you’d like to do and enjoy!) 7 Ways to Make More Time for Yourself as a…

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How would you describe your mornings as a mom? via GIPHY Yeah, yeah, I hear you, mama. via GIPHY So, when I started to attempt to create a morning ritual for myself, I had this expectation. via GIPHY But it ended up more like this. via GIPHY Because my little would wake up early, or the dog would freak out, or just reasons, reasons, reasons. (Like, hitting snooze 20 times after being up with the baby all night.) via GIPHY So, instead of fighting to put something in practice that obviously wasn’t working for me or my family, I tweaked…

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Slow gets a bad rap — but in today’s interview, we learn that sometimes the best path to happiness isn’t found in the fast lane. In this episode, we talk with Erin Loechner, founder of Design for Mankind and author of Chasing Slow: Courage to Journey Off the Beaten Path. You might also recognize her name from her writing and design work featured in The New York Times, Dwell, Marie Claire, Elle Decor, and Huffington Post, or from her two-season HGTV.com web special in which she and her husband chronicled the full renovation of their Midwest home. That choice to create a home in the…

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Let’s get to talking about a part of our body that is often neglected — our glutes! Courtney Wyckoff of Momma Strong is supercharged about women firing up their entire glutes (especially that gluteus medius) in this fun, chatty and oh-so-i nformative episode. Courtney began her journey after giving birth to her second child. During that time, she experienced depression while struggling to get her body back in shape despite her background in Pilates and personal training. It was then that she turned to exercises focusing on extension versus flexion — and that brought her the “aha moment” that changed …

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Sia Cooper is a busy mother of two, a certified personal trainer, and a licensed nurse who has helped thousands of women during and after pregnancy with her 12-week online program — The Strong Body Guide. She also happens to be a social media badass with more than 900,000 Instagram followers. (Whoa!) In this ep, Sia shares advice for moms-to-be on the adjustments they need to make for their workouts during and immediately after their pregnancy, and also offers tips for fitness trainers and instructors who sometimes do not have the latest pre/postnatal workout info. Sia’s fun, relatable approach to fitness …

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