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#Fitness4Mom Feels & Looks Different for Us All

Thank goodness for the #teamNFC program at National Fitness Center offering so many #Fitness4Mom options!  I’m hopeful that being part of this program can improve my quality of life.  If you’d like to improve yours too, give NFC a visit! I don’t have time to exercise. I can’t afford a gym membership. I’ll never look […]

Continue Reading By on May 7, 2015 in babies, fitness, motherhood, pregnancy, wellness, women

Blogging Mom Encourages with Advent Devotional Book

*Don’t miss out on the Flour Sack Mama & Clean Couponing newsletter – sign up here! Does your Christian faith involve the annual time of preparing for Christmas with Advent?  Looking for another tool to help you slow down and focus on this special time?  Blogger Candace Crabtree has created a new devotional e-book for […]

Continue Reading By on November 9, 2014 in blogging, women
Anne Brock from Flour Sack Mama blog finished Mamavation 5K in May 2014

How the Mamavation Community Motivated Me

Have you ever felt intimidated to try something and then after doing so realized you’d been missing out on something great?  That’s how I feel about the #2WeekChallenge I just tried with the #Mamavation community! I knew Mamavation was a super-popular online community with some pretty intense fitness challenges for women.  Being neither perfectly fit […]

Continue Reading By on May 16, 2014 in fitness, health, Healthy Families, motherhood, outdoors

Motherhood Moves on Washington

Modern motherhood has gotten complicated.  Conveniences make it easier.  New threats make it harder.  And at the end of the day, no one advocates more strongly for children than does a mother.  Motherhood has tugged people from all around the nation to gather at the capital demanding safer chemicals now! Every one of these concerned […]

Continue Reading By on October 30, 2013 in motherhood, safer chemicals

Blessing Way Ceremony for Expectant Mother

Humble gifts of beads and handcrafted items, sharing of food and blessings, a quiet setting…all are part of a tradition for new mothers that pre-dates typical baby showers. When friends gathered for a Blessing Way in anticipation of Robin Jones Alley’s second home birth, I was honored to be invited. The setting was the garden of […]

Continue Reading By on September 23, 2013 in baby, childbirth, children, mother, motherhood, pregnancy, pregnancy green

Moms for Making Our Milk Safe

Mary Brune was pregnant with her third child when we met during the National Stroller Brigade in Washington. I had nothing to complain about in the humid May heat when expectant moms like her were gracefully strolling along for a good cause.  We were all gathered to show Washington that moms care about our children’s […]

Continue Reading By on July 23, 2012 in motherhood, pregnancy, safer chemicals