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Hey Mamas: Let’s Be Warriors for Our Children, Not Worriers

Wear Sunscreen. As a freshman in high school, wanting to be considered cool by my Senior brother and his friends, I listened repeatedly to a popular “song” they liked called, “Everybody’s Free to Wear Sunscreen“. More reading, than song really and although catchy when set to music – was actually the brain child of a […]

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The Second Time Around: My Journey with Infertility

Another month and another negative pregnancy test. I start my own personal crusade to convince myself that there is a reason. Our timing was off. My hormones were out of whack. It wasn’t meant to be. No matter the reason, the negative pregnancy test is a disappointment. Our First My husband and I have been […]

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A Beautiful Balance:: Three Reasons To Try Whole Living Pilates

I may be alone here, but after pregnancy, it took (and is still taking!) much effort to see (or feel) my waist again. Crunches. Planks. Diets. The latest, greatest workout class. If you are a mom who has wanted to see her abs again, likely you can put a check mark next to each item […]

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UCHealth Ask An Expert:: Breastfeeding Your Baby

We are so thankful that our partner, UCHealth lactation consultant Kezia Hagiwara, took the time to answer these questions submitted by our community of moms regarding breastfeeding. While breastfeeding has many benefits for newborns, many moms struggle with it. The amount of information involved with the process can be overwhelming – from knowing how to […]

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Finding Balance in Motherhood + Focusing On Your Why

A few months ago, I finished up a yoga class with a few balance poses. These were not hard poses. They were poses I had done for a while. But for some reason, I couldn’t seem to find my balance. I was all over the place and getting frustrated when the teacher called out, “Don’t […]

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Orangetheory Fitness Sweat Session {Recap}

Good news mamas! I found all those muscles I have neglected in my eight years of motherhood. I kid, but seriously, I am still sore three days later. If you are looking to get serious about your fitness goals and you want someone to push you and hold your hand while you get there, look [...]
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Surviving the “Honeymoon” of Reintegration

Of all the nuances of military life - frequent relocations, long overnight work hours, always changing schedules, etc. - the thing that can take the biggest toll on a military family's life is the separation that comes with a long deployment or Temporary Duty (TDY).  With a such a huge military presence in Colorado Springs, [...]
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