Salt Sugar Sea

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New Mom Raspberry Chia Seed Pudding 

Chia seed pudding with coconut and raspberries

Happy Mothers Day Moms!  My gift to you is a delicious and healthy recipe, that can be used whenever you need a day off from cooking breakfast.  This Chia Seed Pudding takes just 5 min to prep, and can be prepared the night before.  The magic that turns these little seeds into a pudding delight, actually happens in the fridge, overnight, while you are (hopefully) sleeping.   Chia Seed pudding.. Read More

Month 3 Postpartum: Sleep

Last Sunday I woke the husband up for work.  No, he doesn’t work Sundays.  I thought it was Monday. Its 1 o’clock, finally got baby down for her morning nap.  Yup.  Everything was going just fine, I read it was time to start implementing a schedule, we were on a nice 10am ish 3 hour nap, followed by some play time and looking at stuff, then a nice power nap.. Read More

Month 2 Postpartum Workout

Ehhhh… Back on the old horse.  The doc gave the clear to workout, and I meant to get right on that, but I’m exhausted and a postpartum workout is pretty much the last thing I feel like doing when I do get a few precious free moments.  But I gotta do it, even if its only 15 min, I know I’ll feel better after. Start your day with success and.. Read More

Week 4 Postpartum: Sleep deprived and homebound

I don’t think I’m ever really completely asleep now, my mind is fully set to baby and I can wake up right before a cry starts.  The little cries seem to linger elusively in my mind, like the feeling of being on a boat, or seeing waves when you close your eyes after a full day in the ocean.  Sometimes I hear her cry when I close my eyes and.. Read More

Week 1 Postpartum

Labor feels like forever ago but we still can’t believe we have her.  And while everything can be on the verge of falling apart at anytime, when it’s good, it’s so good that you forget it ever wasn’t.  The newborn world is all a very delicate Eco system with one thing working one minute and then never again, for no reason in particular, making you second guess anything you thought.. Read More