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If you haven’t heard of the latest exercise trend or are thinking of jumping on the Soul Cycle band wagon..then this is indeed a must read. With a mash up of cardio fitness, motivational sayings, celebrity sightings and the excitement that comes from (an expensive – begins at $32 for a class) 45 minute class you are sure to leave with an overwhelming feeling that you can conquer the world. And before you sign up please read 5 MUST THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU TAKE YOUR FIRST SOUL CYCLE CLASS: ...

With an amazing husband, two incredible children, and the blink of an eye later, I’m here, at the age of 40.  Turning 40 has also been a series of first for me.  From incorporating a healthy lifestyle, friend detoxing and going through my first mammogram.   So today I thought I would share a little more about what to expect at your first mammogram! I’m sure that some of the procedure and equipment varies from clinic to clinic, but here’s a general overview of Mammogram 101: ...

  If you’ve read my blog a few times, you would know how much I love Summer…and with what seemed like the longest winter yet in New York I am especially psyched about enjoying some fun in the sun with family and friends. So with pool play dates already booked and sexy “mom approved” bathing suit already packed, I’m here to dish on the essentials that every mom must carry at all times in order to make your “Swim Kit”  complete.    ...

I have been reading many articles on how to raise a boy into a man, I even did a post on things you need to know when raising a boy, but never did it occur to me that I might be raising not ONE but TWO mama’s boys..so does this mean that I’ll be raising boys forever??? So when my mom exclaims that my kids are both spoiled or that I am raising mama’s boys, I could only shrug my shoulders and ponder why must she say that…hmm, could it be because of this… ...

With Lil B heading into Kindergarten in September (wow, how time flies!!) and improving his scissor and fine motor skills, I am always online researching education website to give him the head start he needs, while all having fun!   Check out these printable worksheets with a oh so cute Easter theme! Related Post:  A Letter To My Son On The First Day of School ...

Just as I was putting the final touches on my kids Valentine’s Day cards, I totally forgot my first love, and that being the hubby..being a busy mom like myself it can be hard finding the time for date night.  So thanks to Johnson & Johnson, I now have some products that can help me get ready for the big day and (night – wink, wink!). ...

As a mom, I need a well balance meal to start my day to keep my mind sharp. Waking up every morning with an already built to do list you can’t worried about hunger cravings.  I have to get two kids up,  baby changed, both kids dressed, and fed so I can drop my oldest off to school.  Now if I need to fuel up with a solid breakfast of Kellogg’s Special K you know my four year old will also need to fuel his system to get ready to be sharp at school.  As a four year old he is tempted by all kinds of toys and games before he gets...

The morning of Lil T’s first birthday, I was sad and lonely…not only was I sad that my youngest was now considered a toddler, but this was the day that I deemed the last day of breastfeeding – forever. Related Post: What I Love About Breastfeeding Since my husband and I decided not to extend our family anymore and knowing that Lil T was going to be my last baby, I felt the need to go the extra mile with him.  Savoring every moment was simply an understatement. And breastfeeding was simply the easiest way of not letting...

Before I had children I never had to worry about what I was going to have for breakfast or for a quick snack.  I worked in midtown Manhattan and there was a huge selection for me to choose from at anytime of the day.  Unfortunately, once you have a 4 year old, a 1 year old, and a husband, the days of not thinking ahead about meals is a luxury you really can’t afford.  If you aren’t careful you end up at the drive-thru more than you should, you skip meals, or you get stuck in a routine that makes meal time boring.  Let’s...

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