Be Well Mama Blog

As we all continue to navigate these ever-changing times, it can be incredibly challenging to prioritize wellness. Gyms, yoga studios, and pools are closed or almost impossible to access. Meanwhile, many of us have children at home draining time and…

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We are all living in unprecedented times. Not only are we in the midst of a global pandemic and civil unrest unlike anything I’ve seen in my lifetime, but we are also living in a world of information overload. Not only are we getting more info…

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Feb. 24, 2020

Healthy Eating With Kids

I feel like this is one of those topics that garners a lot of unsolicited advice and judgment.  I think many people without kids or pre-kids imagine that their house would be one where their kids would never eat a processed item of food or a gr…

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Jan. 27, 2020

What is “self care?”

Over the last few years, there has been a social media and advertising uptick in the focus on the concept of “self care.” In the ads that I’ve seen, they are primarily targeting women in a certain subset  – mothers. Bath…

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Jan. 1, 2020

New Year, New You?

As we evaluate the end of not only a year but a decade (something that hadn’t even crossed my mind until barraged with social media posts about the decade thing), it’s a great time to take stock. I’ve been seeing some fun prompts g…

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Dec. 2, 2019

Boozy Mommy

Mama Needs Wine You may have noticed something if you’ve shopped for women’s clothing in Target recently, or follow other moms on Instagram.  So many shirts, mugs and other items for sale are tying motherhood to wine.  I…

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Nov. 4, 2019

Monkey See, Monkey Do

My husband and I were registered to run our first half marathon when I became pregnant with our first child. I ended up not running that half, but I registered immediately for the next year’s race because I wanted to be committed to it.  …

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Oct. 1, 2019

Pets and Health

If you’ve read my other posts or follow me on Instagram, it’s likely that you already know I’m an animal lover.  Accordingly, you won’t be surprised that I’m about to share information on how pets can help yo…

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Sept. 16, 2019

Accountability

With fitness and health, accountability is a humongous factor and motivator.  I recognize that this is not a new or shocking statement. What I think is valuable to examine, however, is how this looks for each of us.  We are constantly bomb…

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Sept. 2, 2019

Organizing…or not

This has been a hot topic of late.  It’s hard to miss the hype.  Tidying Up on Netflix was a huge hit last winter, Gretchen Rubin’s book, Outer Order Inner Calm, came out in March (hear more specifically in Episode 12 of The Fi…

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