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    My Big Fat Fabulous Life

      I met Whitney Way Thore, from the new hit TLC Show My Big Fat Fabulous Life, at The Body Love Conference. This was after her Fat Girl Dancing video (see below) had gone viral but before TLC came a knocking. I can share with you that the Whitney you...
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    Sleep Like a Baby During Pregnancy

    You’ll often hear veteran mommies tell moms-to-be to sleep now because they’ll never sleep again. While it’s true you don’t sleep much with a newborn baby, it’s also quite challenging to sleep while that baby is growing within you! Here are 5 Tips to help you sleep like a baby...
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    Did You Date Your Doctor?

    In January I joined Sarah Blight’s podcast, Easier Healthier Birth, to talk about plus size pregnancy and birth (click here to listen and select show #18).  We ended up chatting for an hour after the recording ended.  We swapped birth stories and shared some postpartum woes.  Sarah and I became birth...
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    Continuing the Conversation: Thin Privilege

    Last week I had my socks knocked off when I read Melissa Fabello’s article, Let’s Talk About Thin Privilege.  If you have yet to check it out read it now!   Addressing the issue of privilege is always tricky because you’re pretty much guaranteed to upset people.  I speak from experience because I...
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    Planning Ahead in Mommy Land

    Once you’ve entered Mommy Land there are many new demands placed upon you.  From 2:00 a.m. feedings to baby proofing, it’s hard enough to find time to shower let alone think about estate planning. With that said, it’s impossible to know when an emergency will occur.  Making sure your affairs...
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    Mother’s Day PSMM Sponsors

      Today is a special day for moms.  We’re overworked, underpaid, and yet completely in love with our role as “mom.”  This post is all about moms supporting moms!  Take a moment to review our sponsors, by clicking on the images below, and consider them when making your next purchase. ...
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    Plus Size Pregnancy & Birth – CAPPA Interview

    Today I was honored to be interviewed by Tracy Wilson Peters, the CEO of CAPPA, the world’s largest childbirth organization.  Tracy is one of my personal heroes!  She has dedicated her life to changing the culture of childbirth.  CAPPA’s vision aligns so perfectly with the work of Plus Size Birth,...
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    Disneyland While Plus Size

    My childhood home is located twenty minutes away from the happiest place on earth. The picture above is of my husband and I enjoying Disneyland just a few days before we were married. Disneyland holds a special place in my heart. So when Becca, from Love Our Disney, approached me writing a guest post, about going...