Holiday Motivation

Staying Happy and Healthy During the Holidays

The holidays are coming up and the stress is starting to pick up. You’re looking forward to having a break but you’re equally nervous about the family chaos which always comes with them. You want to stay happy and healthy, especially as you’ve progressed so much in your fitness and eating habits over the last few months.…

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The Fitcation 2013 Story, By the Attendees

Just under a month ago, 27 women from the Mamavation Community and Bookieboo Blogger Network had an experience of a lifetime in the form of a Girlfriend Getaway in Paso Robles and Surrounding Areas. Each one shared her personal story and recap of the event on her blog, and we’ve compiled them all to share…

Magnesium: A Secret Weapon to Upgrade Your Health

Magnesium: A Secret Weapon to Upgrade Your Health

Dr. Kathy Gruver is one of our favorite guests on Mamavation TV – and I’m sure if you saw the show last week, you know why! In case you missed it though, you can still catch the awesome show here on our post about it. This week we are talking with another highly qualified professional…

Ten Tips On How to Be More Assertive

I can remember a time in my life when I was shy. Most people that know me laugh when they hear that, but it’s true. And even today, there are times when I feel a little less assertive than normal. And I have to give myself a little pep talk. But if anything is true…

DNA Methylation: Are Your Genes Turned On?

Are you dealing with mood issues? Digestive problems?  Hormonal issues? Always seem to catch whatever ‘bug’ is going around?  If you answered yes to any or all of the previous questions, there’s a great chance you’re dealing with a methylation issue. Methylation and MTHFR SNP Methylation is a process used by our cells to turn…

You haven’t seen the last of me!

Seven weeks have flown by, and the end of Mamavation Bootcamp 17 has arrived. To be perfectly cliche, I can’t believe how quickly the time has passed. Seems like just yesterday I was hitting “send” on my application and then mentally sobbing through the relentless hazing. These past few weeks have made me a better…

Girl’s Night – Detox with a Slumber Party

It’s crazy to think about, but Mamavation Boot Camp 17 is coming to a close. Last week really felt like a wrap up when we had Carly Harrill from Healthy Child Healthy World on to talk to us about what we can do to raise healthier kids and prevent their exposure to dangerous chemicals. In…

Making the Right Choices for my Kids Health

This week, we learned all about keeping our kids healthy and avoiding toxins in their products as often as possible. For the most part, we use pretty “natural” personal products for the kids (especially after learning about the toxins in personal care products a few weeks ago) but there were a few things that I…

Protecting My Babies: Cue Mama Bear

Protecting my Babies Did you know that under Federal law, chemicals and other ingredients are not required to be listed except in food products? And did you know that there are 80,000 or more chemicals used in various products? And, did you know that the last time a law was created about this was in…