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Postpartum Fitness Tips from a Girl Who Hates to Exercise

March 11, 2015 – 8:00 am | 16 Comments
Postpartum Fitness Tips from a Girl Who Hates to Exercise

Hate is a strong word and I really try to avoid it, but I’m going to be honest here: I HATE EXERCISING. I really, really don’t like it at all. My husband asked me the …

Meal Planning Monday: Week One – Simple, Real Family Dinners

April 29, 2013 – 8:00 am | 10 Comments
Meal Planning Monday: Week One from The DIY Mommy. Cheese Ravioli with Five Ingredient Brown Butter Tomato Sauce, Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken, FIve Spice Ginger Beef, Skillet Rosemary Chicken, Easy Shepherd's Pie, Pork Chops with Pineapple Fried Rice

I’m trying to be a healthier mommy. I’m taking baby steps, and the baby step I took this past month was to focus on healthy eating.
I’m not a raw foods and tofu kind of girl, …

Healthy Mommy Challenge: 3 Month Check-In (I’m losing it… and I don’t mean the weight.)

April 1, 2013 – 7:47 pm | 10 Comments
The DIY Mommy needs help

Cue the violins.
In January, I committed to a Healthy Mommy Challenge for myself. My goal was to have 30 minutes of cardio activity each day, 3 days a week of strength training, and eat healthy …

9 Favourite Free Healthy Mommy Apps for Body, Mind & Spirit

January 25, 2013 – 10:35 pm | 3 Comments
9 Fave Free Healthy Mommy Apps for Body, Mind & Spirit by The DIY Mommy - my personal favourites that I use almost every day!

On the first week of January this year, I started a “Healthy Mommy Challenge” striving to increase the amount of physical activity I get in a week. I also wanted to lower my intake of …

A 16 Minute At-Home Workout to Get Back to Pre-Preganancy Shape

January 18, 2013 – 8:00 am |
16 Minute At-Home Workout to get back into pre-pregnancy shape

This past summer, I attended some workout classes in my home town of Stony Plain, Alberta called “Workout in the Park”. They were absolutely fantastic because they were held outside near a park where my …

HITTING THE SPOT – The Post Baby Bulge: 3 Facts You Need to Know

January 11, 2013 – 8:00 am |
These are awesome! 3 facts you need to know about postpartum fitness and 5 exercises for new moms for post baby buldge.

As part of my Healthy Mommy Challenge, I turned to one of the strongest, most inspirational women of fitness that I know: Andrea Page of FITMOM. Andrea is an expert at post-partum fitness, and she’s …

Healthy Mommy Challenge: How a crafty mama who hates exercise will get healthy this year

January 4, 2013 – 2:01 pm | 6 Comments
The DIY Mommy Healthy Mommy Challenge

I’m not going to lie to you. I hate exercise.
I was the kid in 6th grade gym class that was picked last on the team.
I was the girl on the elementary softball team that was …

I Will Choose Joy: My 2013 New Year Resolutions (and a free printable)

December 31, 2012 – 8:00 am |
I will choose JOY - Free Printable by The DIY Mommy

How was your Holiday week? Did you stuff your face with too many cookies like I did? Did you get to spend it with people you love?
Tomorrow is the first day of 2013. Not only …