With the decriminalisation of marijuana, there’s no denying the stigma surrounding the drug is slowly dissipating. As such, more and more questions are arising as to the appropriate time and place to bust out a joint. And those looming questions apply to everyone, including moms-to-be and new moms, particularly when it comes to breastfeeding. After all, if some experts now say it’s acceptable to have the occasional glass of wine while pregnant and breastfeeding, does the same go for marijuana?

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In general, sports can be AWESOME for kids — especially young girls. I know for myself (and Kristen!), being active in athletics when we were younger gave us confidence, built inner and outer strength, and helped us to form friendships and support networks that existed far off the courts we were playing on. But — there is a darker side to some sports. A side that puts too much pressure on winning and/or maintaining a certain body weight or shape. Sometimes, there’s a focus on both of those things — which is a toxic and scary combination, especially when you’re…

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When you’re pregnant with a single baby, the second trimester rocks. Usually the morning sickness is gone, you get some of your energy back, you sleep pretty well, and you’re rocking a cute little bump that is fun to watch grow — but isn’t so large that you can’t get out of a chair without help or that you can’t paint your own toenails. Let me just tell that you that my experience with carrying twins in the second trimester is a bit, er, different. First of all, my morning sickness didn’t completely go away until week 16 — and…

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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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“It turns out that the Family Meeting provided both the emotional and logistical anchor that our chaotic family didn’t even realize was missing.” Wow, that’s a powerful line, huh? We recently did an interview with Laura Gassner Otting for our podcast (ep coming in the months to come!) in which she talked about the importance of her family meetings. And all of us on the call were like, wait, what? — tell us more about this! And so she shared with us this post she wrote: “The One Meeting You Need to Add to Your Calendar.” And I’ve gotta say,…

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We had a great time chatting with Tee Major, a personal trainer with a background in training the military and a passion for bodyweight exercises. Tee joined us to promote his book, Urban Calisthenics, which features almost 70 bodyweight exercises and 10 precision routines that focus on whole-body strength and conditioning. He’s all about working out properly and gradually building strength up to be your most bad-ass self! Tee is also a new dad, so he especially wants to help parents make the most of the limited time they have. That’s why he loves coming up with all kinds of quick,…

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