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I Exercise When I Should Be At Work...But That's OK - Lana Pope

I Exercise When I Should Be At Work...But That's OK - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
Do you find it difficult to motivate yourself to work out? Always thinking that you don’t have enough time with the bazillion other things you need to get done? I’m right there with you. Well, I was. But recently I’ve changed my way of thinking. Rather than letting working out take the lowest spot on …
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Chipotle Caramelized Red Onion and Cherry Tomato Relish - Lana Pope

Chipotle Caramelized Red Onion and Cherry Tomato Relish - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
So our first attempt at growing tomatoes from seed went way better than anticipated. Throughout July and August we had a bounty of beautiful cherry tomatoes. Of course, there’s only so much tomato salad you can eat before your mouth breaks out in cankers. So we had to get creative. After making every tomato sauce …
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How to Focus in a World of Distraction - Lana Pope

How to Focus in a World of Distraction - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
Sometimes it feels like you are bombarded with so much information there is no room for your own thoughts. It can be difficult to figure out how t
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The Best Workout Routine? One You Can Stick To - Lana Pope

The Best Workout Routine? One You Can Stick To - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
I’ve been through countless failed attempts at trying to find a regimen that is right for me. Finally, I have cracked the code. Here are my tips fo
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Wish List For July - Lana Pope

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This month we’re feeling the heat! And there’s no better way to cool off than diving in the water. So it’s no surprise that I’m being drawn to cool aqua tones. I hope you like my Wish List picks for this month: Clockwise from top right: For packing in style: This overnight bag from Zulily is just …
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Why I Think We're All Superheroes - Lana Pope

Why I Think We're All Superheroes - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
The other day I heard the term “supermom”. I’ve heard it before and even used it, with admittedly very little thought to its actual meaning. However, this time it was directed toward me. Of course I was extremely flattered but at the same time modest. On first hearing it, I thought that this person must …
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Dark Chocolate Benefits Fitness Too?! Sweet! - Lana Pope

Dark Chocolate Benefits Fitness Too?! Sweet! - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
It is the news I have been waiting for! Well, not exactly waiting for but I am excited about it anyway! I am a sucker for a glass of red wine and big hunk of dark chocolate in the evening, so this information is most welcome. It is no secret that dark chocolate benefits health …
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The Real Secret to a Healthy Lifestyle - Lana Pope

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Today I’m so excited to share a guest post from Bri from TheHappyHurricane.com. Bri is a fitness fanatic and loves to share her expertise on her blog. Her website focuses on fitness but also has tons of healthy recipes, wellness tips, and even some fun travel posts. In her fitness posts she shares her wealth of …
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Signs of Labor ~ Mucus Plugs and More! - Lana Pope

Signs of Labor ~ Mucus Plugs and More! - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
Adapted excerpt from Stuff I Wish I Knew…About Childbirth. Once you’re nearing the end of pregnancy, chances are you spend a great deal of time willing the baby to make an appearance, like now please. You read and re-read that section of the guidebook that tells you about the signs of labor, just in case …
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5 Surprising Effects of Running - Lana Pope

5 Surprising Effects of Running - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
When I decided to start running I didn’t have many preconceived notions about the impact it would have on my life. My main reason for taking up running was to build my fitness and stamina. I wasn’t sure if I’d like it and if I’d be able to stick with it. But I soon realized that I …
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Mom Fun ~ Toddler Traumas - Lana Pope

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Yes, I feel bad for my kids when the slightest thing makes them feel like the world is ending. But sometimes you just have to laugh. I’m sure most moms can relate to this at some point or other. If you like this post please share or leave a comment and I’ll create more like …
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Top 3 Benefits of Running: It’s Not All About Fitness - Lana Pope

Top 3 Benefits of Running: It’s Not All About Fitness - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
It’s easy to assume that everyone who runs is doing it for fitness alone. But as I’ve discovered that’s not always the case and there are so many more benefits of running. In fact fitness only just made it to my top three reasons for why I run. Here are those reasons in case you’re …
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Best Parenting Books: My List So Far - Lana Pope

Best Parenting Books: My List So Far - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
As a writer of books for new and expectant parents, one question I get asked all the time is what am I reading? So I’m going to share to with you a list of the best parenting books I’ve found so far. I’ll admit I never expected to feel the need to read a parenting …
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Conquering Our First Mud Hero! - Lana Pope

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This whole event truly embodies a philosophy which I have come to love... we can all have so much fun, outside, being active, together.
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8 Reasons I Don't Wear Foundation - Lana Pope

8 Reasons I Don't Wear Foundation - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
I mentioned in my post Mommy, Why Do You Wear Makeup? that I use tinted moisturizer. Since then I have had lots of questions about my thoughts on foundation. I honestly can count on one hand how many times I have worn foundation. Even on my wedding day I opted for tinted moisturizer. As a …
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All That Pregnancy Discharge ~ What Moms Can Expect - Lana Pope

All That Pregnancy Discharge ~ What Moms Can Expect - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
One of the most common yet varied complaints - and cause for lots of googling - is all that pregnancy discharge. First it’s discharge fro
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Stick 2 Me Labels Review ~ No More Sharpies! - Lana Pope

Stick 2 Me Labels Review ~ No More Sharpies! - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
Before you become a parent you make so many promises to yourself about all of the things you’re going to do or not do. Well, one of my bazillion promises to myself was that all of my kids’ stuff would be neatly labelled and we would never lose anything. Of course, life happens and out comes the …
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Peach and Coconut Popsicle Recipe ~ Summer on a Stick! - Lana Pope

Peach and Coconut Popsicle Recipe ~ Summer on a Stick! - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
Nothing says summer quite like fresh juicy peaches and the delicious aroma of coconut! This peach and coconut popsicle recipe is the perfect refresher for hot summer days. Keep a stash in your freezer to delight kids and adults alike. What you’ll need: 3 cups fresh peaches, peeled and pits removed 1 cup fresh raspberries …
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Dealing With Setbacks and Finding Fitness Motivation - Lana Pope

Dealing With Setbacks and Finding Fitness Motivation - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
Today I’m checking in with my monthly fitness progress report. At the start of the month when things were going so well, I thought this report would have a slightly different focus. I imagined I’d simply be gushing about how I’ve been able to improve my running time week over week. I thought I would …
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Life with a Newborn ~ Fielding Advice and Needing Help - Lana Pope

Life with a Newborn ~ Fielding Advice and Needing Help - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
Adapted excerpt from Stuff I Wish I Knew…About Newborns. So Much Newborn Advice New parents often hope that all of the unsolicited advice during pregnancy will now be a thing of the past. However, in many cases arriving home with your baby offers even more potential for unwelcome and often intrusive advice. Everything is up for questioning, from sleeping to …
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Love Homemade Hummus? This One Is For You! - Lana Pope

Love Homemade Hummus? This One Is For You! - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
Today I’m super excited to share a guest recipe from Dylan Cutler at PhruitfulDish. Dylan’s vegan recipes are healthy, delicious and visually stunning. But there’s a lot more to it than that. Dylan is a PhD candidate and her research focuses on women’s reproductive health, specifically polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Striving to find ways to …
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Facebook Ads: Blackmail or Business? - Lana Pope

Facebook Ads: Blackmail or Business? - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
I watch the reach number slowly trickling up. I know that so many more people want to see it. But Facebook is holding my amazing content hostage.
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Author Website and Blog: Zero to Money-Making Website in 4 Days - Lana Pope

Author Website and Blog: Zero to Money-Making Website in 4 Days - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
Step-by-step guide to create your own author website and blog, drive traffic to your site and earn money from the outset. All in four days or less! The aim of this post is to offer tons of value in one place. There are so many long-winded articles that detail the whys and how-tos of site-building and …
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Leaking Already? Breast Changes During Pregnancy - Lana Pope

Leaking Already? Breast Changes During Pregnancy - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
Adapted excerpt from Stuff I Wish I Knew…About Pregnancy. Breast changes during pregnancy are anticipated by most women. But exactly what changes should you expect? Breast Growth One thing lots of people get excited about in pregnancy is the prospect of bigger boobs. Some grow a lot; some don’t grow at all. If they do …
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Wish List for June - Lana Pope

Wish List for June - Lana Pope | Lana Pope Author & Blogger | Scoop.it
As you can see I’m loving fresh and floral inspired designs. I’m addicted to pink and coral tones all year round but even more so as summer beckons. I hope you like my Wish List picks for this month: Clockwise from top right: For my little L: I just love these cool boys’ beach shorts from teacollection.com. For …
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