Photos by Rebecca Siewert
Coming back to the world of health and fitness can be an overwhelming task for any mom. We have a never-ending to-do list, a new baby to cuddle, your other children demanding your attention, and a world driven by social media that expects you to have it all together the moment you bring that new babe into the world!
First of all, take a deep breath and let go of whatever massive expectations you had for yourself post-baby. Putting together obtainable and realistic goals is one of the most important things you can do for yourself as a new mom. I think I finally started to really believe this and practice it with baby #3. Yes, it took me two pregnancies and post-partum recoveries to realize that maybe jumping back into life, fitness, and a full social life was not the best thing for me or my family immediately after bringing a new little one into this world. So how do you find balance as your family grows? Read more in this months “Good Life Magazine.”