Finding Balance
Become A Balanced Life VIP

Become A Balanced Life VIP

I’m excited to announce that after much deliberation, consideration and strategizing I’ve decided to launch a VIP Coaching Program here on The Balanced Life. Over the past few years many of you have requested more opportunities to work with me one-on-one but the timing never felt quite right. And when the timing doesn’t feel right,...
Instagram And The Comparison Trap

Instagram And The Comparison Trap

Hi Beauties, I’ve had this post drafted for months but have waited to post it because I really want the message to come across in the right way. I’m going a little off topic today to share some thoughts on social media… I’ve written posts in the past about the comparison trap on social media (like this...
Taking some "me" time...

Taking some “me” time…

Hi Beauties! I was stressing over getting a post up for you this morning, but to be honest, I just need a break today.  As you know, being a work-at-home mom can be tough. Naptime is typically filled with as much work as I can pack in but today, I need a break so I’m honoring...
TBL Run Club!

TBL Run Club!

Friends, I have a confession to make. I can hardly remember the last time I went for a run. Seriously. I think it was a few weeks ago, but before that there was a dry spell too. I just haven’t been in the mood but the crisp Fall air is starting to call my name....
Sick Day

Sick Day

Hi Beauties, Sorry, no new post today. I’m home with a sick baby! Since I’m a one-woman show this means putting the to-do list on hold, snuggling my little one and *attempting* to rest myself. Haha. I thought this photo was fitting. I’m utilizing all my tried and true natural remedies…salt water gargle, raw garlic, green...
11 Tips For Work-At-Home Moms

11 Tips For Work-At-Home Moms

Over the past few weeks you’ve probably heard me mention that I’ve been going through a “balance overhaul” in regards to my schedule. In July I reached a point of overwhelm and I knew something needed to change. For those of you who don’t already know, The Balanced Life is my full-time job. I work from...
Link Love: what I've been reading...

Link Love: what I’ve been reading…

Happy Friday beauties! I hope you’ve had a good week. It has been super busy around here with the kickoff of The PBP. As busy as it is I love getting to know the new group of motivated women and walking through their goals with them. I can’t help but feel inspired and blessed by...
Pantry Organization Project

Pantry Organization Project

Awhile back I shared a photo on Instagram showing the disastrous state of my pantry. In general, I’m a pretty organized person. But certain areas of the home have been severely neglected since becoming a mother. There’s only so much time in the day. Week by week, day by day, the overflowing pantry was starting...
Couples Money // Marlow's Pilates Story

Couples Money // Marlow’s Pilates Story

Hi Beauties, I’m excited to share a post with you today that’s slightly different than what you’re used to seeing here on The Balanced Life. My client, Marlow, is a very successful woman in the financial planning industry and has written a book that I think may be of interest to many of you. I...
How To Order Pumpkin Spice at Starbucks

How To Order Pumpkin Spice at Starbucks

Hi Beauties, I hope you’re enjoying the holiday weekend! We had grand plans to go up to the mountains as is our annual tradition, but we decided last minute to keep it simple and enjoy a weekend at home with no plans which feels like a treat. Not to mention, trying to get a 1 year...
What I need to tell you...

What I need to tell you…

I’m getting so excited for the kickoff of #MindBodyMat next week. I hope you are too! I’ve been working hard to create the best workouts and challenges to help you care for your body and mind over the next 3 weeks. In the meantime, I have something on my heart that I want to share… I...
How Lack Of Sleep Leads To Weight Gain

How Lack Of Sleep Leads To Weight Gain

I know you hear it all the time: get more sleep, go to bed earlier, log off, shut down, get some rest. I also know that this message often goes in one ear and out the other. But have you ever really stopped to consider how lack of sleep leads to weight gain? Prior to...