Get Smarter: What To Look For From Your Next Smartphone

In the olden days (by that, we mean the early 2000s), phones were all about calls and texts. They were functional devices which seemed like the cutting edge in communication. When we bought a new one, we looked out for things like appearance or a decent pay as you go package.

Get Smarter: What To Look For From Your Next Smartphone
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Loving Your Body After Having A Baby

Loving Your Body After Having A Baby

Beauty Brite Disclosure

I have always battled with self-image and since having my children it continues to be an issue that I’ve struggled with. I guess I’ve never gotten out of the mindset of from when I was in school, I was always the short overweight oddball. Lately, I’ve decided that it’s time to love the body I have. Now i’m learning how important loving your body after having a baby is. 

Loving your body after having a baby. 

Pregnancy

I have grown and birthed four beautiful children. My skin stretched and warped as they grew, not always returning unhindered. There are stretch marks and not in the same place. I was lucky enough to be able to help create these beautiful lives, how could I not love a body that did that. I’ve also survived a horrific car accident that should have killed me. I broke three out of four limbs, and have had eight surgeries in just over two years. I have massive scaring up my left forearm, where I had a plate and eight screws put in.

While I may not love every inch of my body, My kids don’t see the pain. They don’t see the scars of the past or the scars from the accident. They see mommy, whom they love no matter what I look like. My children don’t care if I’m super skinny, or if my hair is always done. All they want is for me to be present and happy.

So with bathing suit season right around the corner, I’ve been looking for something that is going to flatter what accents I have and hid my issue areas. Look no further then Tempt Me swimsuits. From one piece to bikinis there is something for every body type. I chose two different styles, and the main thing I was looking for was coverage. Other places when you get the coverage you don’t always get style but this is where Tempt Me is different. They strive to do both!

SwimDress

Off The Shoulder

I love the One Piece Polka Falbala Swimdress, it gives me that vintage feel. I love how I can put it on and feel completely comfortable around anyone. The second swimsuit I chose from Tempt Me was the Vintage Off Shoulder Ruffled Swimsuits. I love the bright colors in this swimsuit, and how the black of the base sets off the colors in a pop. To be honest, when ordering online I was a little worried because I don’t usually get the bikini style bottom but I was really impressed by just how much coverage this swimsuit provides.  I usually HATE shopping for swimsuits but Tempt Me made it easy and fast. If you would like more information Be sure to check them out on their Website, Facebook, or Instagram.

Loving Yourself

Todays Takeaway:

You are beautiful. Learning to love yourself is one of the most empowering things that you can truly do. When those little ones look into your eyes remember that YOU are their entire world. So love your scars, love your stretch marks because you are amazing! Learn to love your body after having a baby.

Self-Care Ideas For Busy Moms

In order to be the best mom that you can be, you need to think about how you can take care of yourself and find the time to do so. There are phrases like ‘you can’t pour from an empty cup’ and it really can be true when it comes to being a parent; it is near impossible to look after others when you are running on empty. We can feel lethargic and lacking in energy, as well as feeling mentally drained from time to time. So it is really important to make sure that we are doing all we can to look after ourselves as well as our children. Make some intentional choices about your health and well-being and it will make a difference.

So if you are looking to live life with more of a self-care mindset, then here are some of the things that you should be focusing on each day, so that you are able to make yourself much more of a priority.

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Restore Healthy Hair To Its Fullest

Restore Healthy Hair To Its Fullest

Beauty Brite Disclosure

When I was a teenager I used to think that my hair was indestructible, I’d dye it whenever the whim hit me and not think twice. I never knew the damage I was causing, much less care. Well, now that I’m turning Thirty next year I’m suffering some major hair hazards and breakage. Now my hair is breaking and falling out in the clump fulls, to the point where I have some hair in the front that has broken off so short it’s less than an inch long. When that happened I decided to start doing research and find out what is going on and how I can fix it and restore healthy hair.

What are the causes of thinning hair and hair loss?

 

Hair Damage

 

Pregnancy and vitamin deficiency is one of the most common reasons for hair damage and hair loss. I’ve had four children in seven years, which means my body has been under almost constant strain or stress from either pregnancy or nursing. Both of which will drain your body of its most important needs. Your growing baby is going to take what it needs to grow and flourish from your body, even though it doesn’t mean too. This is why it’s so important to find the perfect multivitamin or prenatal/postnatal vitamins. The perfect vitamins will help restore healthy hair.

Another common problem causing broken and damaged hair is often an undiagnosed underlying medical condition. One of the most common medical conditions, when I first started mentioning my hair loss to friends was a problem with the thyroid. After learning this tended to be a common denominator in a lot of people that I knew I decided to visit my doctor and have her run a full thyroid panel on me to check my labs. While everything was ok, it was one thing I could cross off my list of possible reasons for my major hair loss.

Stress and Anxiety are another reason for damaged and broken hair. I suffer from chronic anxiety, sometimes it’s crippling. This puts my body in crisis mode almost constantly, meaning things don’t quite work the way they are supposed too. As hair has four different growing phases, and basically stress causes hair to get stuck in the “shedding phase” ( also known as exogen phase ) and this basically means that it could fall out at any time.  Cobb, Cynthia ( 2018 January 25 ) Does Stress Cause Hair Loss https://www.healthline.com/health/stress/stress-hair-loss

JuveTress Hairwash and Conditioner

Additionally, a lot of damage can come from the way you treat your hair in general such as coloring and heat damage. I know my hair has taken a beating over the years for sure. So finding a great shampoo and conditioning treatment has been hard but I finally realized that I had to do something to restore healthy hair. I found the JuveTress products on my search for help! These products help to protect and restore healthy hair. When I first started using the JuveTress Hair Wash and Conditioners the first thing I noticed is the difference in the feel of the products. Where other shampoos and conditioners were very thin and light the JuveTress actually felt thick and like it was actually working in my hair vs washing right off. Pairing with the Revitalizing Hair Therapy, to restore your hair health all the way to the root level. This is the perfect system to help fix those years of damage. Now that I’ve been using it for a little over a month I can tell my hair is a lot shinier and less brittle.

Revitalizing Hair Therapy

Healthier Hair

All in all, there are so many things that can cause hair damage and loss. Be sure to consult with a doctor if you start to notice a major hair loss so you can try and nail down the problem. I hope these suggestions will help you restore healthy hair.

Restore healthy hair to its fullest!

How Harry Potter Changed The Way We Read

How Harry Potter Changed the Way We Read

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Who would have ever thought that the story of “The boy who lived” would have become the worldwide phenomenon that it is known as today? The Harry Potter franchise has sold over 400 million copies and continues to sell. As J.K. Rowling continues to dominate the printed and film world.

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Get Your Children Excited About Growing Micro-Greens

Get Your Children Excited About Growing Micro-Greens

Get Your Children Excited About Growing Micro-Greens

Beauty Brite Disclosure

My daughter is very inquisitive and loves to learn how things grow. She is always asking where plants for flowers come from and sometimes I don’t have the answer – because I’m just not sure! I’ve been wanting to show her some responsibility and grow her ever-expanding mind by us planting vegetables together, but I never knew where to start.

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Add Simplicity And Comfort

Add Simplicity And Comfort

Beauty Brite Disclosure

Starting over is hard, especially as a newly single mom. I am learning to navigate through life without having someone else to rely on. Since my son and I have a new home, we had to leave most of our stuff behind and start fresh.

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Does a Mascara Shield Really Work?

Main shot of Flutterby Mascara Shield

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If you’ve been a mascara wearer for a long time you know one of the biggest issues we face when we apply it: mascara getting onto our eyelids that we just added makeup too, or down on the lower lash line. It’s a mess, and we’re always looking for ways to avoid that. Could the Flutterby Mascara Shield be the tool to do that?

Let’s explore whether a mascara shield works!

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Understanding The Different Categories Of KateBackDrop

Understanding The Different Categories Of KateBackDrop

Are you interested in venturing into the world of professional photography? Are you familiar with studio portrait photos? If you said yes to any of these questions then you might want to take some time to learn and master the different kinds of backdrops sale for photography.

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Picking a Perfect Book For Story Time

Picking a Perfect Book For Story Time
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There is no better feeling than having my son curled up in my lap, bonding together over our mutual love of reading. Story time is a special time; precious moments woven together to create the tapestry of his childhood.

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