pregnancy

Sep 10

8 Must-Haves for Fit-Minded Mamas

There are a gazillion gadgets on the market these days for new moms. In fact, the baby-care product market is predicted to reach $66.8 BILLION globally by 2017.  I’m willing to bet that women use MAYBE 40% of what they receive as gifts. It’s tough for expecting mothers to predict exactly what they’ll need once the new baby arrives. The biggest… read more
Aug 21

My Mom: The Athlete

According to my mom, fitness and exercise weren’t emphasized when she was my age. “I don’t think ‘fitness’ was a word back then,” she admitted to me – and exercise during pregnancy wasn’t discussed. Not because it was taboo, but because it was a largely unknown phenomenon. Pregnancy didn’t slow… read more
Aug 20

Prepare for Pregnancy!

Kinga at Giants Stadium There must be a new baby boom: it seems like every other week someone informs me that they’re trying to become pregnant. One of the smartest things a woman can do before getting pregnant is to prepare her body and mind for the Sport of Motherhood. Skoog’s top 5 ways to prepare for pregnancy Strength train. A consistent workout… read more
Jul 11

Motherhood or Not?

The United States’ birth rate has recently been on the decline. In fact, the only populace to see an increase in childbirth is the over-40 set. Some experts blame the recession. Others, a decline in immigration. No matter what these experts say, I don’t think it can be pinpointed to just one simple reason. Why? If you ask 100 childless women for… read more
Jul 09

Mom vs Mom

Has Kim Kardashian packed on too many pregnancy pounds? Has the royal princess simply swallowed a basketball? Who does pregnancy better? Is it fair to compare these totally different women’s pregnancies? After all, North West’s mom is curvalicious by nature and we all know she’ll be back on the red carpet rocking Versace in no time. As for… read more