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Dear Parenting-After-Loss Mama,

I want you to know that I am here with you. I am five years into parenting my baby boy. Before him, one infant loss and two miscarriages. Since his healthy birth, three miscarriages.

Parenting is hard work no matter what your journey to get here looks like. But this parenting after loss gig, it is really hard.

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. I wanted to share our story...

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We live in a time where fitness is a part of everyday life, and we are lucky enough to have so many options. Thankfully FIT4MOM Las Vegas covers everything from pre and postnatal fitness, and even programs that don't "require" mom status! Mom or not, you are welcome to join Our Village. We are grateful to be named one of the Top 13 Calorie Burning Activities in Las Vegas by RENTCafe. Check out the article...

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We know this might sound silly to some, but to others, this is serious business! If you've been looking for the best PSL in town, we have found it! Surprisingly, it wasn't at a mom & pop shop like we truthfully anticipated. After trying a few locations throughout the valley, we (a handful of awesome ladies) have the results. Some people live for all things pumpkin...and by some, well...we mean us. Ok, back to the findings. When you think...

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You can't run from it, so you may as well just embrace it. There will be Pumpkin everything, everywhere, for the next 2+ months. As we are huge pumpkin fans, we want to share all our favorite pumpkin recipes. We invite you now to hop on the pumpkin train, cause it ain't going away!

Let's start with a basic, Pumpkin Bread! This one is amazing, makes a ton, is super easy,...

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This one pan meal from The Recipe Critic will have you and your family asking for more! What we love is how quick and easy this meal is, yet it looks like it took all the time! Enjoy!

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 Chicken Breasts, sliced in half, or 4 thin chicken breasts
  • 8 Tablespoons butter, divided
  • ½ cup Italian Bread Crumbs
  • ½ cup...
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With summer in full effect, we know how nice it is to get up with the sun and sneak in a quick jog before it gets too hot, or how packing your BOB jogging stroller is a must when heading on vacation.

That being said, it's important to follow jogging stroller safety rules, especially when...

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First time mom? Gap between your last baby? Or just wanting to know what the new fancy must haves are for after baby? We have you covered. Our village is filled with every type of mom possible. Working mom, SAHM, older mom, young mom, breastfeeding mom, formula mom, by the book mom, go with the flow mom, ALL THE MOMS! We put them in a room together and sorted out the top things you need for postpartum recovery.

1. Diapers! Yes! Don't...

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This meal is so easy, so yummy and a bit healthier than the frozen microwave option. Perfect for the Fall weather!

Ingredients:

3 cups shredded deli rotisserie chicken (from 2-lb chicken)

2 cans (10 1/2 oz each) cream of chicken soup with herbs

3 cups frozen vegetables (such as peas, carrots, corn, green beans or a mixture)

2 cups shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend (8 oz)

1 can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™...

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It’s our birthday today, and we turned 17! (How are we old enough to almost be heading to college?!) What started as Stroller Strides in 2001 has since evolved to FIT4MOM, where we offer prenatal and postpartum classes for every stage of mamahood.

One program turned into multiple —

  • Stroller...
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We literally never make pancakes unless it is these! Spice it up and add some blueberries, craisins, or chocolate chips! The possibilities are endless.

Tip: We just throw all the ingredients in the Ninja Blender. Less mess, so easy!

Healthy Banana Pancakes by Cooktoria

Ingredients

  • 2 medium bananas
  • 1/2 cup almond milk...
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