Elf On The Mom Shame Shelf

It’s true. Elf On The Shelf has become the new “do you breastfeed or use formula” mom-shaming question that comes about just in time for the holidays: “Do you use the elf-on-the-shelf?” I always think cautiously before answer because I know that choosing a side is pretty much the equivalent of choosing a Detroit gang … Continue reading Elf On The Mom Shame Shelf

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Running Shoes: Nursing & Running Efficiently & Effectively with Ellen, @ellebelleruns

So many women who follow me started doing so when I was running through my last pregnancy. Most of the questions I receive from female runners are about running and fitness both during and after pregnancy: "What kind of stroller is best? When should I begin running again?" And of course: "How do I get … Continue reading Running Shoes: Nursing & Running Efficiently & Effectively with Ellen, @ellebelleruns

#FridayFive: 5 Things Every Runner Should Know Before Joining “WW” (Weight Watchers)

Let me begin by making it clear that I DID lost weight using WW, so it's not that you won't lose weight on it. But you might be direly miserable in the process. I found both good and bad with WW. Several runners ask me, "can you do WW while running?" When I was all … Continue reading #FridayFive: 5 Things Every Runner Should Know Before Joining “WW” (Weight Watchers)

#FridayFive: 5 wonderful ways to use Thanksgiving dinner leftovers

Yeah, I know - it isn't Friday. It's Saturday. Teachers who are on break rarely know what day it is... But I wasn't going to leave you hanging without a #FridayFive! While these posts are typically about running, today's Friday Five is about FOOD. We are at the point where people are starting to feel … Continue reading #FridayFive: 5 wonderful ways to use Thanksgiving dinner leftovers