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It’s Okay to be Okay

  There are so many seasons of life and motherhood, some days we feel like we are top of the world and other days we feel like we have absolutely failed (newsflash we haven’t, it just feels that way). The important point to remember is that all our feelings and seasons are valid.    It […]

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It’s that time of year

Welcome 2020!  I’m speaking for myself, and half the world when I say I’m looking forward to this year.  Like a lot of us, we do this little ditty called a new year’s resolution. Yes, we always aim high, and January 1 we are so pumped to begin our new journey.  Some of us are […]

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The 7 Day Detox Your Body Needs

If you thought this post was about some apple cider vinegar cleanse or a special workout plan, sorry to disappoint. But if you still want to learn how to not only feel less stressed and anxious, improve your focus, and build stronger relationships – you’ve come to the right place. Diet and exercise play a […]

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Wellness Within: It’s Never Too Late for a Fresh Start

Summer Solstice has passed, marking the start of our summer and bringing light to the first half of the year. It’s hard to believe it’s July already. School’s out, family vacations are underway and I am so excited. Summer is such a fun time with all the extra sun and nicer weather. It’s also a […]

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While trying to conceive with PCOS, during my most difficult months, I got a tattoo to symbolize "strength".

Facing PCOS

I have only known I have PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) for a few years, but I happened to stumble across this older blog post I wrote to family and friends as my husband and I, after trying to conceive with no success, were finally given some tough answers to our many questions. I know that […]

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2019 BLOOM Event: A Celebration of Motherhood

We couldn't be happier to announce that Bloom: A Celebration of Motherhood is returning for the 3rd consecutive year in Pittsburgh! This mom-centered event will feature businesses, speakers, massages and food that all aim to make moms' lives easier and better. This mama event will be a fun afternoon out to spend with your sisters, [...]
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“To have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for worse…”

These are a very important part of the vows I took with my husband, and for the past couple of months we have been exploring the limits of what that means in our relationship. You typically recite these words during the ceremony and they sound loving and sincere, but you often do not realize the […]

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