So earlier today I outlined my plan of attack for the next week. Healthy, fruit-centric snacks, 2 swims, and 3 Momma Strong workouts. Goals are great. But I’ve learned that my motivation gets spotty without honest numbers lined up in an orderly chart. Yes, I enjoy playing with spreadsheets. We’re going to pretend it’s a charming quirk.
When Arliss was born I promised myself that I wouldn’t stress about the baby weight for six months. That wasn’t an excuse to eat poorly or give up on exercise, but there would be no dieting, no rigid workout plans, no weight angst, and absolutely no body hating (that last bit was tough). Well, today is… Continue reading Post-Baby Body
This weekend has been a bit crazy. A water pipe broke around noon on Friday. That broken pipe has meant a weekend of noisy replumbing and hours at a time without running water. Despite the upheavel, Arliss’s bedtime has been pretty solid thanks to our bedtime routine. Our house is old — built in… Continue reading Routines When Life Isn’t
At almost 6 months old, Arliss is not getting as much sleep as she should. My (often sleep deprived) research suggest she should be getting between fourteen and sixteen hours of sleep every day. Yeah, not so much. I started tracking her sleep -including naps- so that I would know where the problems are. Naps.… Continue reading Bedtime Routines