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“And let’s not tell women to “get their body back” after birth.
It didn’t go anywhere. It didn’t disappear. Their body has just proven how capable and powerful it is.
Never, ever, make a woman feel any less because she may have some loose skin or a little belly.
That skin. That belly. It created life.
That body is incredible just the way that it is and every time she looks down or looks at her babies, it’s simply a reminder of what a warrior she is.”
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Exercising after kids for me has been a journey of self love; of meeting myself for the first time all over again. New skin. New body. New role. It’s never been about “getting back” a body that I once had. It’s completely a transformative experience from the inside out. A journey to meet the new me. What an adventure these last 16 months have been!
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Today I got to thinking....
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Do it for your kids.
Do it for your spouse.
Do it for those you love most.
Do it for the ones who can’t.
Do it for you.
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Whatever it is and whomever it’s for, do it and be proud. Taking care of yourself is not selfish. Its not vain. It’s powerful. It’s admirable. It’s breeds energy and life into your bones. Be proud of that. And share it with others. ❤️
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Happy Friday loves. Did you do something for you today? You deserve it! 😘
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#fitmommy #postpartumbody #postpartumfitness #postbabyweightloss #postpartumjourney  #momwholifts #workingonmyself #transformationjourney #transformyourbody #transformyourlife #motherhoodunplugged #motherlove #motherhoodslens #mommymoments #mommyhood #momoftwokids #mommyof2 #motherlife #scarymommy #mommyandme #mamasboys #girlmomma #uniteinmotherhood #realmomlife #realmotherhood
“And let’s not tell women to “get their body back” after birth. It didn’t go anywhere. It didn’t disappear. Their body has just proven how capable and powerful it is. Never, ever, make a woman feel any less because she may have some loose skin or a little belly. That skin. That belly. It created life. That body is incredible just the way that it is and every time she looks down or looks at her babies, it’s simply a reminder of what a warrior she is.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Exercising after kids for me has been a journey of self love; of meeting myself for the first time all over again. New skin. New body. New role. It’s never been about “getting back” a body that I once had. It’s completely a transformative experience from the inside out. A journey to meet the new me. What an adventure these last 16 months have been! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Today I got to thinking.... ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Do it for your kids. Do it for your spouse. Do it for those you love most. Do it for the ones who can’t. Do it for you. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Whatever it is and whomever it’s for, do it and be proud. Taking care of yourself is not selfish. Its not vain. It’s powerful. It’s admirable. It’s breeds energy and life into your bones. Be proud of that. And share it with others. ❤️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Happy Friday loves. Did you do something for you today? You deserve it! 😘 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #fitmommy  #postpartumbody  #postpartumfitness  #postbabyweightloss  #postpartumjourney  #momwholifts  #workingonmyself  #transformationjourney  #transformyourbody  #transformyourlife  #motherhoodunplugged  #motherlove  #motherhoodslens  #mommymoments  #mommyhood  #momoftwokids  #mommyof2  #motherlife  #scarymommy  #mommyandme  #mamasboys  #girlmomma  #uniteinmotherhood  #realmomlife  #realmotherhood 
Oh Friday. Hello, dear friend. We finally made it!
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It’s been a long week and if I’m being honest, I’m so exhausted today. Tired and unmotivated, my back is still bugging me and I want to sleeepppp. I kinda just wanna lay on the couch all day and do nothing. #justkeepingitreal ✌🏽
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However, we all know there’s no such thing as that when you’re a mama! And my kids love me so much that they both woke early this morning ready to fuss and fight right off the bat. 😂 Such a great gift they wanted to give me; right? Lol.
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The silver lining on it all is that I have the blessing of taking it as slow as I want today though. Extra coffee, a walk outside with my girl, get dressed in a few hours, we’ll see what happens.
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I often pride myself on getting up and ready to go so I can be as productive as possible, and then some days that just can’t happen and I find myself irritated and shut down. But the reality is, I worked hard for this. I worked hard to be able to be a work at home mama, be my own boss, and home with my babies so I CAN be there for them when they’re having fussy mornings. I need to start giving myself a break, don’t I? (Always working on this, promise.)
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Work can wait. Cleaning can wait. And I don’t have to give myself a hard time when I’ve not even gotten moving at it’s approaching 9am. I’m not failing! I’m just cashing in on the perks of being my own boss and getting to take a few self care hours when I please! 😜
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Happy end of the week and fall-eve sweet friends! Take a moment for you today and for the love, give yourself a break. We’re all doing a good job. Sometimes you don’t have someone to speak truth into you, so let me be the one to tell you today. ❤️
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Double tap and let’s support each other as we get through today for the weekend! XOXO
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#parentingishard #realmotherhood #realmom #momlifebelike #mompreneurs #mompreneurlife #wahm #mombiz #sahm #sahmlife #sahmlifestyle #honestmotherhood #motherhoodintheraw #motherhoodrising #fridaymood #fridayfeels #fridaymotivation #realmama #mamahood
Oh Friday. Hello, dear friend. We finally made it! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It’s been a long week and if I’m being honest, I’m so exhausted today. Tired and unmotivated, my back is still bugging me and I want to sleeepppp. I kinda just wanna lay on the couch all day and do nothing. #justkeepingitreal  ✌🏽 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ However, we all know there’s no such thing as that when you’re a mama! And my kids love me so much that they both woke early this morning ready to fuss and fight right off the bat. 😂 Such a great gift they wanted to give me; right? Lol. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The silver lining on it all is that I have the blessing of taking it as slow as I want today though. Extra coffee, a walk outside with my girl, get dressed in a few hours, we’ll see what happens. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I often pride myself on getting up and ready to go so I can be as productive as possible, and then some days that just can’t happen and I find myself irritated and shut down. But the reality is, I worked hard for this. I worked hard to be able to be a work at home mama, be my own boss, and home with my babies so I CAN be there for them when they’re having fussy mornings. I need to start giving myself a break, don’t I? (Always working on this, promise.) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Work can wait. Cleaning can wait. And I don’t have to give myself a hard time when I’ve not even gotten moving at it’s approaching 9am. I’m not failing! I’m just cashing in on the perks of being my own boss and getting to take a few self care hours when I please! 😜 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Happy end of the week and fall-eve sweet friends! Take a moment for you today and for the love, give yourself a break. We’re all doing a good job. Sometimes you don’t have someone to speak truth into you, so let me be the one to tell you today. ❤️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Double tap and let’s support each other as we get through today for the weekend! XOXO ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #parentingishard  #realmotherhood  #realmom  #momlifebelike  #mompreneurs  #mompreneurlife  #wahm  #mombiz  #sahm  #sahmlife  #sahmlifestyle  #honestmotherhood  #motherhoodintheraw  #motherhoodrising  #fridaymood  #fridayfeels  #fridaymotivation  #realmama  #mamahood 
YA'LL. I can't even believe this is real!
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Earlier this week I was asked to be part of a top secret project to test out a brand new program launching in the next few months to the public. OF COURSE I said YES, duh!
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"Come on ya'll. Let's goooo!"
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Give you a hint in who the trainer is? Ah! YES! Like for real. I am working out live. WITH. Shaun. T. OH MY HECK! I could pee my pants I'm so excited.
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This guy has whooped my booty many a times and I followed a previous workout program of his in both of my pregnancies. He's kicked my preggo butt, now it's time to let him whip me into shape BEFORE we have baby #3 on board and I can't wait to share it all with you!
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Wanna know what I am most excited about? This workout enlists simple nutrition but also...wait for it....20 MINUTE WORKOUTS! Busy mamas! This workout is going to be SO PERFECT FOR YOU! A simple, doable option for anyone anywhere, no weights needed -- revolutionary! That's what this is about to be! I am so excited to get to help more mamas find themselves again with this program when it launches.
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Until then, I am so honored to take on a behind the scenes experience with this new program so that I can share all of the ins and outs of it with you and get YOU ready to have the best results with it! I'm telling you - simple plans and accountability. The two just equal success. Confidence and empowerment! BAM.
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Double tap and show me some love if you are excited to follow my journey with this program as I start my first workout on Monday! Eek! Stay tuned. I can't wait to share the journey with you.
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DON'T FORGET! If you are ready to get started on your journey now, the link to join an accountability group is in my bio. Click it and let's get to chatting so we can get you started and ready to join me at the end of the year with this program. XOXO! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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#fitmommy #postpartumfitness #postbabyweightloss #postpartumjourney #transformyourbody #transformyourlife #mommyof2#uniteinmotherhood #realmomlife #realmotherhood
YA'LL. I can't even believe this is real! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Earlier this week I was asked to be part of a top secret project to test out a brand new program launching in the next few months to the public. OF COURSE I said YES, duh! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "Come on ya'll. Let's goooo!" ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Give you a hint in who the trainer is? Ah! YES! Like for real. I am working out live. WITH. Shaun. T. OH MY HECK! I could pee my pants I'm so excited. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This guy has whooped my booty many a times and I followed a previous workout program of his in both of my pregnancies. He's kicked my preggo butt, now it's time to let him whip me into shape BEFORE we have baby #3  on board and I can't wait to share it all with you! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Wanna know what I am most excited about? This workout enlists simple nutrition but also...wait for it....20 MINUTE WORKOUTS! Busy mamas! This workout is going to be SO PERFECT FOR YOU! A simple, doable option for anyone anywhere, no weights needed -- revolutionary! That's what this is about to be! I am so excited to get to help more mamas find themselves again with this program when it launches. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Until then, I am so honored to take on a behind the scenes experience with this new program so that I can share all of the ins and outs of it with you and get YOU ready to have the best results with it! I'm telling you - simple plans and accountability. The two just equal success. Confidence and empowerment! BAM. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Double tap and show me some love if you are excited to follow my journey with this program as I start my first workout on Monday! Eek! Stay tuned. I can't wait to share the journey with you. + + + DON'T FORGET! If you are ready to get started on your journey now, the link to join an accountability group is in my bio. Click it and let's get to chatting so we can get you started and ready to join me at the end of the year with this program. XOXO! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #fitmommy  #postpartumfitness  #postbabyweightloss  #postpartumjourney  #transformyourbody  #transformyourlife  #mommyof2 #uniteinmotherhood  #realmomlife  #realmotherhood 
Oh sweet boy. So creative and engaged.
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My little man has always been a calm, easily focused kiddo. He loves to create things, he's artistic and smart. Loves to be a helper and complete tasks. He's honestly just easy.
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I find myself often pausing and praying for the discernment in how to best mother a son. It's new territory for me and I really don't want to get it wrong. So many questions I ask myself because if it were up to me I'd keep him tiny forever so I could just smother him in kisses all day. haha.
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But really. I ask myself things like...
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> How do I show him all the love in the world but allow him to grow and become his own person?
> How do I help him fall in love with Jesus and lean on Him when he needs guidance?
> How do I protect his heart but allow him enough room to make mistakes to learn from?
> How do I show him respect and friendship but also demand respect in return?
> How do I help him grow into the person he was meant to be without telling him who to be?
> How do I show him love and nurture and how do I let that evolve as he grows?
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This #motherhood thing never came with rules did it? I'm over here like "Can I get one #guidebook to go please? Thanks." I know you feel me!
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In a world filled with so much evil and negativity, I want to do my best in fostering a home of safety, love, laughter, joy, and respect. A cornerstone that allows for growth and acceptance as he begins to grow up and realize his place in this world.
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I go from one minute wanting to keep him tiny forever, to then questioning and wondering.....
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Will he get married one day?
Will he be a good daddy like his dad is?
Will he be into business or perhaps an entrepreneur?
Will he change the world?
What will he become?
What will he enjoy doing?
Will I still be important to him when he's old and grown?
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Boy mamas who have been before me, what have you done to raise your boys as God-fearing, caring, and strong young men?
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Welcoming all the tips as I learn and grow every day.
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Oh sweet boy. So creative and engaged. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ My little man has always been a calm, easily focused kiddo. He loves to create things, he's artistic and smart. Loves to be a helper and complete tasks. He's honestly just easy. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I find myself often pausing and praying for the discernment in how to best mother a son. It's new territory for me and I really don't want to get it wrong. So many questions I ask myself because if it were up to me I'd keep him tiny forever so I could just smother him in kisses all day. haha. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ But really. I ask myself things like... ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ > How do I show him all the love in the world but allow him to grow and become his own person? > How do I help him fall in love with Jesus and lean on Him when he needs guidance? > How do I protect his heart but allow him enough room to make mistakes to learn from? > How do I show him respect and friendship but also demand respect in return? > How do I help him grow into the person he was meant to be without telling him who to be? > How do I show him love and nurture and how do I let that evolve as he grows? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This #motherhood  thing never came with rules did it? I'm over here like "Can I get one #guidebook  to go please? Thanks." I know you feel me! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In a world filled with so much evil and negativity, I want to do my best in fostering a home of safety, love, laughter, joy, and respect. A cornerstone that allows for growth and acceptance as he begins to grow up and realize his place in this world. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I go from one minute wanting to keep him tiny forever, to then questioning and wondering..... ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Will he get married one day? Will he be a good daddy like his dad is? Will he be into business or perhaps an entrepreneur? Will he change the world? What will he become? What will he enjoy doing? Will I still be important to him when he's old and grown? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Boy mamas who have been before me, what have you done to raise your boys as God-fearing, caring, and strong young men? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Welcoming all the tips as I learn and grow every day. #boymomlife 
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He's been gone all week and I've been solo mommin' it. Fun, but exhausting! Whew! I've been scrolling pics on my phone and this picture gives me all the feels. Love a good #candid shot!
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But anyways, sometimes it just feels good to miss him ya know? I know that sounds kinda weird.... but sometimes we get so caught up in the daily grind, just doing life together, forgetting to schedule dates or get any time just us two unless it means finally sitting down after the kids are down to watch a Netflix show and let our brains turn off that we forget what it feels like when those mundane every day things aren't the case.
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Sometimes it just feels good to have my heart miss him so much it hurts. Do you ever get to experience that kind of feeling anymore for your spouse? It happens every month or two for me when he travels for his job and it always makes me super grateful.
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It feels good to remember how much he does around the house to help me tag team life and kids.
It feels good to miss the way he makes me laugh at random moments, especially the ones where I'm really not feeling like it.
It feels good to miss having someone walk through that door at the end of the day, reminding me that I'm not alone for the rest of the night.
It feels good to miss the way he wrestles with the kids before bed and does our bedtime routine with us.
It feels good to miss the way he makes me a cup of coffee in the morning and sits next to me as we get the day going.
It feels good to miss that hug I can get any time I need it, especially when a lots been going on like this week.
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It just feels good to remember how grateful I am to have a partner in life who is selfless and caring, funny and loves being a daddy. His presence is truly missed when he's gone and man I can't wait to squeeze him this afternoon!
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Cheers to the better halves who do more than we realize sometimes. We are blessed ya'll!
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Double tap if you've got someone special who you're grateful for today!❤️❤️
THIS GUY. 🧡 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ He's been gone all week and I've been solo mommin' it. Fun, but exhausting! Whew! I've been scrolling pics on my phone and this picture gives me all the feels. Love a good #candid  shot! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ But anyways, sometimes it just feels good to miss him ya know? I know that sounds kinda weird.... but sometimes we get so caught up in the daily grind, just doing life together, forgetting to schedule dates or get any time just us two unless it means finally sitting down after the kids are down to watch a Netflix show and let our brains turn off that we forget what it feels like when those mundane every day things aren't the case. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Sometimes it just feels good to have my heart miss him so much it hurts. Do you ever get to experience that kind of feeling anymore for your spouse? It happens every month or two for me when he travels for his job and it always makes me super grateful. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It feels good to remember how much he does around the house to help me tag team life and kids. It feels good to miss the way he makes me laugh at random moments, especially the ones where I'm really not feeling like it. It feels good to miss having someone walk through that door at the end of the day, reminding me that I'm not alone for the rest of the night. It feels good to miss the way he wrestles with the kids before bed and does our bedtime routine with us. It feels good to miss the way he makes me a cup of coffee in the morning and sits next to me as we get the day going. It feels good to miss that hug I can get any time I need it, especially when a lots been going on like this week. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It just feels good to remember how grateful I am to have a partner in life who is selfless and caring, funny and loves being a daddy. His presence is truly missed when he's gone and man I can't wait to squeeze him this afternoon! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Cheers to the better halves who do more than we realize sometimes. We are blessed ya'll! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Double tap if you've got someone special who you're grateful for today!❤️❤️
The friendships I've made through coaching have been some of the most real, and meaningful relationships I've ever been blessed to have.
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The constant personal development and bettering of myself has helped me to grow into a more confident, secure, and mindful woman and mama.
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The workout programs and nutrition plans I have adopted as a lifestyle change have changed my body and health like never before. I’ve found my sanity, not vanity, through fitness. It’s saved me.
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Since founding my team of coaches a little over 3 and a half years ago, we have been a TOP TEN team in the company out of over 450,000 other teams for three years in a row. We are doing big things and we are helping so many women find passion and belief through living a more happy and healthy life. 🧡
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I am opening new spots to personally mentor 15 coaches on my team this month, and tomorrow I am rounding out my behind the scenes ‘Get A Glimpse’ event to give you a sneak peek into my life, my story, and what it looks like to be a coach on my team.
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Have you been following my journey for awhile?
Do you have questions you'd like answered?
Do you love health and fitness?
Do you want to help others get and stay healthy?
Do you want to earn extra money for your family?
Do you want to make new friends?
Do you have a passion you need a platform to share on?
Do you need community? A place to belong?
Are you craving something MORE?
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Whatever it is that may speak to you about coaching, I hope you'll join me for a no strings attached glimpse into what coaching is like on my team, The Inspiration Crew.
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Send me a DM, drop your email below, or request to join the group (link in my bio & stories).
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I can't wait to meet you and share my story with you! It literally sets my soul on fire to share my story and help YOU find your passion and community! 💥✨🧡🙌🏽
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There’s room for you here and I WANT you to be a part of the amazing mission we have to help reach more women every day. You belong here. 😘
The friendships I've made through coaching have been some of the most real, and meaningful relationships I've ever been blessed to have. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The constant personal development and bettering of myself has helped me to grow into a more confident, secure, and mindful woman and mama. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The workout programs and nutrition plans I have adopted as a lifestyle change have changed my body and health like never before. I’ve found my sanity, not vanity, through fitness. It’s saved me. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Since founding my team of coaches a little over 3 and a half years ago, we have been a TOP TEN team in the company out of over 450,000 other teams for three years in a row. We are doing big things and we are helping so many women find passion and belief through living a more happy and healthy life. 🧡 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I am opening new spots to personally mentor 15 coaches on my team this month, and tomorrow I am rounding out my behind the scenes ‘Get A Glimpse’ event to give you a sneak peek into my life, my story, and what it looks like to be a coach on my team. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Have you been following my journey for awhile? Do you have questions you'd like answered? Do you love health and fitness? Do you want to help others get and stay healthy? Do you want to earn extra money for your family? Do you want to make new friends? Do you have a passion you need a platform to share on? Do you need community? A place to belong? Are you craving something MORE? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Whatever it is that may speak to you about coaching, I hope you'll join me for a no strings attached glimpse into what coaching is like on my team, The Inspiration Crew. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Send me a DM, drop your email below, or request to join the group (link in my bio & stories). ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I can't wait to meet you and share my story with you! It literally sets my soul on fire to share my story and help YOU find your passion and community! 💥✨🧡🙌🏽 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ There’s room for you here and I WANT you to be a part of the amazing mission we have to help reach more women every day. You belong here. 😘
✨GIVEAWAY TIME! ✨
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I have been so overwhelmed by all the love, support, and kind messages over the last few weeks from this growing community. I want to give back a little gift of a few of my current favorites I’m totally loving right now! Sound fun?! 🧡
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WHAT WILL THE WINNER GET?
• $100 gift card to Amazon
• A copy of my fav current read “Chasing Slow”
• 3 brand new Infinity Fold headbands from @thebebrand that haven’t launched yet
• My fav white Yeti mug with travel lid
• BONUS: container of my favorite plant-based mommy “go go juice”.
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👉🏽 HERE’S HOW TO ENTER:
1.  Like this post.
2.  Follow me here @ashleysmithfitness.
3. Comment with one reason you enjoy following my account.
4. Tag THREE friends & make sure they follow too.
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✌🏽BONUS ENTRY:✌🏽
Screenshot (or share via the little arrow button) this post in your IG story and tag me so I can see that you’ve also entered there as well!
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Join me for this fun GRATITUDE and JUST BECAUSE giveaway simply for being amazing and blessing my life so much in this community I began to build over 3 and a half years ago! I can’t wait to spoil someone special! 💕
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You can enter as many times as you’d like between NOW and Friday at midnight EST. ⏰
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Who’s excited?! Let the fun begin! Get to sharing!!
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Open today through Friday at midnight EST. I will randomly choose my winner live on Saturday morning! 😘
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#motherhoodquotes #motherhoodunplugged #motherlove #motherhoodslens #coffeespill #coffeemugs #mommymoments #mommyhood #momoftwokids #mommyof2 #motherlife #scarymommy #mommyandme #mamasboys #girlmomma #uniteinmotherhood #realmomlife #realmotherhood
✨GIVEAWAY TIME! ✨ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I have been so overwhelmed by all the love, support, and kind messages over the last few weeks from this growing community. I want to give back a little gift of a few of my current favorites I’m totally loving right now! Sound fun?! 🧡 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ WHAT WILL THE WINNER GET? • $100 gift card to Amazon • A copy of my fav current read “Chasing Slow” • 3 brand new Infinity Fold headbands from @thebebrand that haven’t launched yet • My fav white Yeti mug with travel lid • BONUS: container of my favorite plant-based mommy “go go juice”. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 👉🏽 HERE’S HOW TO ENTER: 1. Like this post. 2. Follow me here @ashleysmithfitness. 3. Comment with one reason you enjoy following my account. 4. Tag THREE friends & make sure they follow too. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ✌🏽BONUS ENTRY:✌🏽 Screenshot (or share via the little arrow button) this post in your IG story and tag me so I can see that you’ve also entered there as well! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Join me for this fun GRATITUDE and JUST BECAUSE giveaway simply for being amazing and blessing my life so much in this community I began to build over 3 and a half years ago! I can’t wait to spoil someone special! 💕 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ You can enter as many times as you’d like between NOW and Friday at midnight EST. ⏰ . . Who’s excited?! Let the fun begin! Get to sharing!! . . . Open today through Friday at midnight EST. I will randomly choose my winner live on Saturday morning! 😘 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #motherhoodquotes  #motherhoodunplugged  #motherlove  #motherhoodslens  #coffeespill  #coffeemugs  #mommymoments  #mommyhood  #momoftwokids  #mommyof2  #motherlife  #scarymommy  #mommyandme  #mamasboys  #girlmomma  #uniteinmotherhood  #realmomlife  #realmotherhood 
Don’t talk to me until I have another cup of coffee. 😴☕️
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It’s #HumpDay: almost, sorta, kinda, close to, just, about nearly, the weekend....✌🏽
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#motherhoodquotes #motherhoodunplugged #motherlove #motherhoodslens #coffeespill #morecoffeeplease #coffeemugsofinstagram #coffeemugs  #mommymoments #mommyhood #momoftwokids #mommyof2 #motherlife #scarymommy #mommyandme #mamasboys #girlmomma #uniteinmotherhood #realmomlife #realmotherhood #momminlikeaboss #motherhoodintheraw
Don’t talk to me until I have another cup of coffee. 😴☕️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It’s #HumpDay : almost, sorta, kinda, close to, just, about nearly, the weekend....✌🏽 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #motherhoodquotes  #motherhoodunplugged  #motherlove  #motherhoodslens  #coffeespill  #morecoffeeplease  #coffeemugsofinstagram  #coffeemugs  #mommymoments  #mommyhood  #momoftwokids  #mommyof2  #motherlife  #scarymommy  #mommyandme  #mamasboys  #girlmomma  #uniteinmotherhood  #realmomlife  #realmotherhood  #momminlikeaboss  #motherhoodintheraw 
My aunt wrote it more perfectly than I ever could. 🧡
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Below (and in my bio) you will see a link with a story, a recap if you will, about my mama that I have never really shared much about. Mostly because it’s not my story to share. It’s been such a long time that she’s suffered and there’s been so many ups and downs on a daily basis the last decade that I forget I’ve never really let you into this part of my life; the part that started way before I ever began my business on social media.
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You’ve seen my mama in pics and stories, all dolled up and smiling around my kiddos, because that’s just how she is. She can force herself to if it’s to see her grandbabies. But over the last few months, we’ve seen a steady decline in her health and her ability to do much for more than a short window of time. It’s taken a toll on her and our family too. She’s hurting and so are we.
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She’s done so many treatments and attempts for answers, and this is what we hope will be an answer to finally getting her some help and relief. I don’t know if you know anyone else who suffers from Lyme disease, but it’s been a hard and unpredictable disease for all of us to understand and keep up with as its presented itself in a variety of ways over the last 9 years.
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Thanks for listening to her story and if you feel led to support her as my family & I pull together what we can to allow her to be able to get treatment in FL, we are so so grateful for your kind hearts. XOXO!
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Double tap & show her some love. ❤️
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https://www.gofundme.com/help-debby-fight-lyme-disease
My aunt wrote it more perfectly than I ever could. 🧡 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Below (and in my bio) you will see a link with a story, a recap if you will, about my mama that I have never really shared much about. Mostly because it’s not my story to share. It’s been such a long time that she’s suffered and there’s been so many ups and downs on a daily basis the last decade that I forget I’ve never really let you into this part of my life; the part that started way before I ever began my business on social media. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ You’ve seen my mama in pics and stories, all dolled up and smiling around my kiddos, because that’s just how she is. She can force herself to if it’s to see her grandbabies. But over the last few months, we’ve seen a steady decline in her health and her ability to do much for more than a short window of time. It’s taken a toll on her and our family too. She’s hurting and so are we. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ She’s done so many treatments and attempts for answers, and this is what we hope will be an answer to finally getting her some help and relief. I don’t know if you know anyone else who suffers from Lyme disease, but it’s been a hard and unpredictable disease for all of us to understand and keep up with as its presented itself in a variety of ways over the last 9 years. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Thanks for listening to her story and if you feel led to support her as my family & I pull together what we can to allow her to be able to get treatment in FL, we are so so grateful for your kind hearts. XOXO! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Double tap & show her some love. ❤️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ https://www.gofundme.com/help-debby-fight-lyme-disease
Flashback to this morning when I got just 2 hours out and about to myself. I honestly forgot what that felt like for a moment if I'm being honest.
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I got to thinking for a minute today as I was driving....windows down, real music playing for once, a coffee, no one talking in my ear; just me, myself and I. It was glorious, I'll be honest.
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I had the craziest flashbacks to the days I had off when I was still teaching but I would get to go out and run errands, grab lunch with a friend, and just be out and about during "normal people" hours. It felt so FREE. That last year when I was building my coaching business and finishing my last year in the classroom, that was my VISION: to have freedom of schedule and be able to create the life I wanted for my future kids and I.
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Today it felt so good to have 2 hours to myself to experience that same kind of freedom I worked so hard for and have now, but so quickly forget or really just allow myself to spend on ME.
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I think sometimes we lose ourselves in the bustle of everyday. Before we know it, another day passes, another kid gets sick, there's more work to be done, our nails grow out so much that the chipped nail polish on your toes is now ready to be clipped off and you no longer need to go in for that pedicure touch up, and the monotonous cycle continues over and over again until somewhere under all of it, we just lose a little bit of who we once were. Know that feeling?
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I've experienced some of that over the years I think. Letting work and life {and the things I love so much} take precedence over myself and then all the sudden it's like I get hit over the head and realize woah! I need to take a minute for me!
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So cheers to all the women out there who have lost themselves in the hustle of every day life and are brave enough to realize it, own it, and do something about it. Take care of yourself sister! You can only pour from an empty cup for so long.
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Double tap ❤️ and tag a GF if you can relate!
Flashback to this morning when I got just 2 hours out and about to myself. I honestly forgot what that felt like for a moment if I'm being honest. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I got to thinking for a minute today as I was driving....windows down, real music playing for once, a coffee, no one talking in my ear; just me, myself and I. It was glorious, I'll be honest. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I had the craziest flashbacks to the days I had off when I was still teaching but I would get to go out and run errands, grab lunch with a friend, and just be out and about during "normal people" hours. It felt so FREE. That last year when I was building my coaching business and finishing my last year in the classroom, that was my VISION: to have freedom of schedule and be able to create the life I wanted for my future kids and I. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Today it felt so good to have 2 hours to myself to experience that same kind of freedom I worked so hard for and have now, but so quickly forget or really just allow myself to spend on ME. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I think sometimes we lose ourselves in the bustle of everyday. Before we know it, another day passes, another kid gets sick, there's more work to be done, our nails grow out so much that the chipped nail polish on your toes is now ready to be clipped off and you no longer need to go in for that pedicure touch up, and the monotonous cycle continues over and over again until somewhere under all of it, we just lose a little bit of who we once were. Know that feeling? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I've experienced some of that over the years I think. Letting work and life {and the things I love so much} take precedence over myself and then all the sudden it's like I get hit over the head and realize woah! I need to take a minute for me! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ So cheers to all the women out there who have lost themselves in the hustle of every day life and are brave enough to realize it, own it, and do something about it. Take care of yourself sister! You can only pour from an empty cup for so long. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Double tap ❤️ and tag a GF if you can relate!
“Live the life you’ve always dreamed of. Be fearless in the face of adversity. Never stop learning. Use your imagination whenever possible. Recognize the beauty that surrounds you. Remember where you came from, but never lose sight of where you are going.”
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Give yourself a chance to be great today. You might surprise yourself. Choose to speak out the negativity that might try to creep in and practice mindfulness instead. YOU, my friend, are MADE FOR GREATNESS!
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#realmotherhood #realmom #momlifebelike #mompreneurs #mompreneurlife #wahm #mombiz #sahm #sahmlife #sahmlifestyle #honestmotherhood #motherhoodintheraw #motherhoodrising #travelbugs #cjlagirls #cjlatagmail #provencefrance #reminiscence #walktheline #surpriseyourself #inspiredmom
“Live the life you’ve always dreamed of. Be fearless in the face of adversity. Never stop learning. Use your imagination whenever possible. Recognize the beauty that surrounds you. Remember where you came from, but never lose sight of where you are going.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Give yourself a chance to be great today. You might surprise yourself. Choose to speak out the negativity that might try to creep in and practice mindfulness instead. YOU, my friend, are MADE FOR GREATNESS! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #realmotherhood  #realmom  #momlifebelike  #mompreneurs  #mompreneurlife  #wahm  #mombiz  #sahm  #sahmlife  #sahmlifestyle  #honestmotherhood  #motherhoodintheraw  #motherhoodrising  #travelbugs  #cjlagirls  #cjlatagmail  #provencefrance  #reminiscence  #walktheline  #surpriseyourself  #inspiredmom 
FITNESS—— For some it’s about achieving a certain physique or training for a competition.
For others it’s simply about getting healthier and feeling better.
For some it’s about liking what they see in the mirror every morning.
For others it’s about achieving a number on the scale that makes them feel good.
For some it’s getting to a place where they’re cleared by doctors to finally have babies.
For others it’s to have enough energy to run after their kiddos.
For some it’s about working through aggression and hard things in their life.
For others it’s a form of gaining strength & endurance.
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There’s so many different ways fitness shows up in one’s life and the importance it holds in their story. That’s the amazing thing about it! It’s more than just picking up a weight or pressing play on a workout.
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For me....it’s been all of these things and more in different seasons of my life. That’s why I fell in love with it! It’s brought me so much needed sanity.
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Fitness (although it may sound silly to say) has saved me. Especially in my motherhood journey. It’s been an outlet when I needed one most. It’s helped me work through some REALLY freaking hard stuff in my family life over the last 3.5 years. Devastating things. I’ve left it all on my mat. Sweating and crying it out in the same breath. Fighting harder when I felt like I had nothing left to give. It’s given me a fight. Strength.
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It’s gotten me through 2 pregnancies. It’s helped me embrace my loose tummy after two babies and find beauty in the little lives behind the mommy stripes. It’s bettered my marriage with my husband. It’s like therapy. But cheaper and with new friends I always joke. 😜
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Exercising and doing things to better your health doesn’t have to equal vanity. What about the internal, long-lasting changes it evokes? 🧡
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I take care of me to take care of these two miracles. They remind me of LIFE and why I want to live it fully! What about you? Double tap and drop a ❤️ below if you vibe with this!
FITNESS—— For some it’s about achieving a certain physique or training for a competition. For others it’s simply about getting healthier and feeling better. For some it’s about liking what they see in the mirror every morning. For others it’s about achieving a number on the scale that makes them feel good. For some it’s getting to a place where they’re cleared by doctors to finally have babies. For others it’s to have enough energy to run after their kiddos. For some it’s about working through aggression and hard things in their life. For others it’s a form of gaining strength & endurance. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ There’s so many different ways fitness shows up in one’s life and the importance it holds in their story. That’s the amazing thing about it! It’s more than just picking up a weight or pressing play on a workout. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ For me....it’s been all of these things and more in different seasons of my life. That’s why I fell in love with it! It’s brought me so much needed sanity. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Fitness (although it may sound silly to say) has saved me. Especially in my motherhood journey. It’s been an outlet when I needed one most. It’s helped me work through some REALLY freaking hard stuff in my family life over the last 3.5 years. Devastating things. I’ve left it all on my mat. Sweating and crying it out in the same breath. Fighting harder when I felt like I had nothing left to give. It’s given me a fight. Strength. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It’s gotten me through 2 pregnancies. It’s helped me embrace my loose tummy after two babies and find beauty in the little lives behind the mommy stripes. It’s bettered my marriage with my husband. It’s like therapy. But cheaper and with new friends I always joke. 😜 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Exercising and doing things to better your health doesn’t have to equal vanity. What about the internal, long-lasting changes it evokes? 🧡 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I take care of me to take care of these two miracles. They remind me of LIFE and why I want to live it fully! What about you? Double tap and drop a ❤️ below if you vibe with this!
"The Earth laughs in flowers." --Ralph Waldo Emerson
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I have always loved this quote; it makes me smile just thinking of that imagery. Take me back to the gorgeous fields of lavender and fresh flowers for miles in Provence, France. Everywhere you walked was picturesque.
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If anyone knows me at all, they know I do not have much of a green thumb; every plant I've ever owned dies. I am really good fake plant caretaker. Haha! But I do love a good fresh bouquet of flowers. Such easy but beautiful pops of color to any room!
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I have always said Gerber daisies, yellow roses, and peonies were my favorite flowers, but after our trip to France, I am kinda in love with the simplicity of bouquets of lavender. So timeless. Effortless beauty.
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What's your favorite flower? Oh! And please tell me I am not the only plant killer over here. I blame it on #momlife.
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"The Earth laughs in flowers." --Ralph Waldo Emerson ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I have always loved this quote; it makes me smile just thinking of that imagery. Take me back to the gorgeous fields of lavender and fresh flowers for miles in Provence, France. Everywhere you walked was picturesque. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ If anyone knows me at all, they know I do not have much of a green thumb; every plant I've ever owned dies. I am really good fake plant caretaker. Haha! But I do love a good fresh bouquet of flowers. Such easy but beautiful pops of color to any room! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I have always said Gerber daisies, yellow roses, and peonies were my favorite flowers, but after our trip to France, I am kinda in love with the simplicity of bouquets of lavender. So timeless. Effortless beauty. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ What's your favorite flower? Oh! And please tell me I am not the only plant killer over here. I blame it on #momlife . ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #flowersofinstagram  #momlifeproblems  #motherhoodlens  #motherhoodunplugged  #motherhoodinspired  #realmotherhood  #greenthumbwannabe  #lavenderfields  #provencefrance  #travelbug  #mommymemories  #flashbackmonday  #mommyblogger  #toddlermomlife  #toddlermommy 
"One of the greatest mental freedoms is truly not caring what anyone else thinks of you; if you do then your life isn't yours."
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I had to give myself a cold dose of this reminder this morning after I actually removed a post last night due to some hurtful messages I received that were a mix of back-handed compliments and judgement all in the same breath; like a good ol' pb&j sandwich. 😂 I just didn't really wanna deal with the drama. So, down it went! lol. ✌🏽
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The funny thing is, I was sharing about vulnerable stuff too. Oh well, you live and you learn. All you can do right? And I guess to be expected when your life is out there for all to see. Move on and grow from it. 🤷🏽‍♀️
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The point is though -- today is a new day. Praise be to God for His new mercies every morning—A fresh opportunity to reach those who truly want to be a part of this positive community and safe space I've been nurturing for years. THAT is what I built it for. 💗
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Social media is a funny thing. A love-hate relationship if you will, right? You can be both encouraging and demeaning all within the same breath and not even skip a beat because click, and it's done.
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Can I encourage you to do something today though?
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It's Monday. A fresh start. Take today and find a few ways you can be LIGHT to people around you. How can you encourage and build someone up today? ✨
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I guarantee you will feel better for it and it will make someone's day. I know it would mine!
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Here are some practical, simple things you can do:
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1. Drop someone an encouraging post-it note..
2. Send a nice text to a friend who might need it.
3. Open the door for a stranger.
4. Compliment the cashier or someone in line.
5. Tell someone how much you appreciate them.
6. Give a small gift.
7. Pray for a friend, then tell them.
8. Secretly pay for the person's coffee behind you.
9. Look up more & SMILE!
10. Listen to someone. Ask them about THEIR LIFE, don't lead with yours.
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SPREAD HAPPY today. 💕
"One of the greatest mental freedoms is truly not caring what anyone else thinks of you; if you do then your life isn't yours." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I had to give myself a cold dose of this reminder this morning after I actually removed a post last night due to some hurtful messages I received that were a mix of back-handed compliments and judgement all in the same breath; like a good ol' pb&j sandwich. 😂 I just didn't really wanna deal with the drama. So, down it went! lol. ✌🏽 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The funny thing is, I was sharing about vulnerable stuff too. Oh well, you live and you learn. All you can do right? And I guess to be expected when your life is out there for all to see. Move on and grow from it. 🤷🏽‍♀️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The point is though -- today is a new day. Praise be to God for His new mercies every morning—A fresh opportunity to reach those who truly want to be a part of this positive community and safe space I've been nurturing for years. THAT is what I built it for. 💗 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Social media is a funny thing. A love-hate relationship if you will, right? You can be both encouraging and demeaning all within the same breath and not even skip a beat because click, and it's done. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Can I encourage you to do something today though? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It's Monday. A fresh start. Take today and find a few ways you can be LIGHT to people around you. How can you encourage and build someone up today? ✨ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I guarantee you will feel better for it and it will make someone's day. I know it would mine! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Here are some practical, simple things you can do: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 1. Drop someone an encouraging post-it note.. 2. Send a nice text to a friend who might need it. 3. Open the door for a stranger. 4. Compliment the cashier or someone in line. 5. Tell someone how much you appreciate them. 6. Give a small gift. 7. Pray for a friend, then tell them. 8. Secretly pay for the person's coffee behind you. 9. Look up more & SMILE! 10. Listen to someone. Ask them about THEIR LIFE, don't lead with yours. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ SPREAD HAPPY today. 💕
Okay I gotta know! What is your favorite soup to make when the weather starts to get chilly?
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I am between a big pot of chili or my homemade chicken soup. Ah! I am such a soup lover; what about you?
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Check out my stories for a poll on soups too! I'm doing a little recipe share, so come pop in a link to your favorite soup recipe, and I'll be sharing them with everyone. Sharing is caring!
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Okay I gotta know! What is your favorite soup to make when the weather starts to get chilly? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I am between a big pot of chili or my homemade chicken soup. Ah! I am such a soup lover; what about you? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Check out my stories for a poll on soups too! I'm doing a little recipe share, so come pop in a link to your favorite soup recipe, and I'll be sharing them with everyone. Sharing is caring! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #momswhocook  #healthymama  #mamaskitchen  #cookwithmom  #recipetime  #recipeshare  #motherhoodunplugged  #motherlove  #motherhoodslens  #mommymoments  #mommyhood  #momoftwokids  #mommyof2  #motherlife  #scarymommy  #uniteinmotherhood  #realmomlife  #realmotherhood 
And just like that....it’s been 2 years since my sister’s last day of chemo. Some days it feels like it was ages ago, and others it feels just like yesterday.
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One thing is for sure though—she’s a warrior. She’s tough. A fighter. And goodness she is strong. She inspires me so much and I’m so proud to call her my little sister. 🧡
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Today we celebrate Megs being 2 YEARS CANCER FREE from a rare form of non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. She’s kicked that thing in the rear and we’re so blessed and grateful to God He’s provided healing and restoration. 🙏🏽
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Swipe to the last video and tell me that doesn’t give you chills. Help me celebrate with her today and maybe even tag a friend who might be inspired by @meganrod220’s story! 🧡
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God is good and there is power in prayer. We truly believe that! 🙏🏽
And just like that....it’s been 2 years since my sister’s last day of chemo. Some days it feels like it was ages ago, and others it feels just like yesterday. . One thing is for sure though—she’s a warrior. She’s tough. A fighter. And goodness she is strong. She inspires me so much and I’m so proud to call her my little sister. 🧡 . Today we celebrate Megs being 2 YEARS CANCER FREE from a rare form of non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. She’s kicked that thing in the rear and we’re so blessed and grateful to God He’s provided healing and restoration. 🙏🏽 . Swipe to the last video and tell me that doesn’t give you chills. Help me celebrate with her today and maybe even tag a friend who might be inspired by @meganrod220’s story! 🧡 . God is good and there is power in prayer. We truly believe that! 🙏🏽
Sweet, fierce little bff of mine. 💗You bring so much light and giggles to our family, especially on sick days when you’re the only one not sick. Gotta love your spunk, firecracker. ❤️😍
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Sweet, fierce little bff of mine. 💗You bring so much light and giggles to our family, especially on sick days when you’re the only one not sick. Gotta love your spunk, firecracker. ❤️😍 . . . . . #motherhoodquotes  #motherhoodunplugged  #motherlove  #motherhoodslens  #mommydaughter  #mamasgirls  #girlmommy  #mommymoments  #mommyhood  #momoftwokids  #mommyof2  #motherlife  #scarymommy  #mommyandme  #mamasboys  #girlmomma  #uniteinmotherhood  #realmomlife  #realmotherhood 
Day 2 of whatever this crazy bug is, and all of us but sweet Sky Sky have been hit. 🤢 It’s been a long time since I’ve felt this weak and out of it; definitely humbling for sure.
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If you’ve been following me for any amount of time, you know I’m not a good “slow down” kinda person. With two big businesses, 2 toddlers, and constant things to do to keep up life in general, it just makes it tricky to simply STOP. There always seems to be something more productive to be doing than simply doing nothing! Lol.
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But here we are. Completely humbled and broken down to a place where I literally cannot do much. Puking my guts up yesterday, achey and lightheaded now, on top of that pesky pinched nerve in my lower back still....God’s kinda like hey mama, you’re just gunna have to stop for a bit now.
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So all the piles of laundry half tackled, the crumbs all over the living room floor from crunched up saltines, the endless piles of cups in the kitchen sink from trying to remember whose is whose, the essential oil bottles and disinfectants covering the counter, and random white bathroom trash cans scattered around can simply.....wait. It can all be tidied and cleaned up later. And that’s totally hard for me to say. I like to tidy and keep a well kept house. The piles and clutter and trash makes me tick! 😂🙈
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But what matters most is my little tribe and getting us all better right now. The rest can wait. The simple things matter most.
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The silver lining on all this? We’re getting a lot of family time together and the extra sleep and laying around isn’t too shabby either considering I only ever get a nap once in a blue moon. 😜 Gotta find the good in the muck, right?
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So tell me — what are you doing this Saturday? I sincerely hope it’s more fun that what we’re doing! Let me live vicariously through your festivities! 🧡
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Love you little instafam community. Pretty neat to feel so loved and checked on through a silly little app like this. Appreciate all the sweet messages! 😘
Day 2 of whatever this crazy bug is, and all of us but sweet Sky Sky have been hit. 🤢 It’s been a long time since I’ve felt this weak and out of it; definitely humbling for sure. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ If you’ve been following me for any amount of time, you know I’m not a good “slow down” kinda person. With two big businesses, 2 toddlers, and constant things to do to keep up life in general, it just makes it tricky to simply STOP. There always seems to be something more productive to be doing than simply doing nothing! Lol. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ But here we are. Completely humbled and broken down to a place where I literally cannot do much. Puking my guts up yesterday, achey and lightheaded now, on top of that pesky pinched nerve in my lower back still....God’s kinda like hey mama, you’re just gunna have to stop for a bit now. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ So all the piles of laundry half tackled, the crumbs all over the living room floor from crunched up saltines, the endless piles of cups in the kitchen sink from trying to remember whose is whose, the essential oil bottles and disinfectants covering the counter, and random white bathroom trash cans scattered around can simply.....wait. It can all be tidied and cleaned up later. And that’s totally hard for me to say. I like to tidy and keep a well kept house. The piles and clutter and trash makes me tick! 😂🙈 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ But what matters most is my little tribe and getting us all better right now. The rest can wait. The simple things matter most. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The silver lining on all this? We’re getting a lot of family time together and the extra sleep and laying around isn’t too shabby either considering I only ever get a nap once in a blue moon. 😜 Gotta find the good in the muck, right? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ So tell me — what are you doing this Saturday? I sincerely hope it’s more fun that what we’re doing! Let me live vicariously through your festivities! 🧡 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Love you little instafam community. Pretty neat to feel so loved and checked on through a silly little app like this. Appreciate all the sweet messages! 😘