#mombodmonday Blame it on genetics, metabolism, whatever. But all my life I've been skinny shamed. Yeah, that's a thing y'all. Comments that I don't eat enough, am I sick, jokes that I throw up after meals. 🙄😒 All three pregnancies, I barely put on weight. Through breastfeeding, my body gave everything to my babies. Add in a little stress and two months ago I found myself down to 98 pounds. I felt like my weight was out of my control and nothing I was doing was working. And this time the comments weren't just annoying... they hurt. As if stretch marks and weight gain were the secret code word to entering mother and womanhood. Others said I should feel lucky to be so small and put themselves down in the same breath. That didn't make me feel lucky or thankful though. I didn't love the things my new body brought me. The weight loss, the stretched belly button, all the discoloration. Now I'm back to a healthy weight and can embrace it. I know I'm rambling but my point is that moms come in so many different sizes but we're all strong ass women who birthed and are raising the next generation. There's no need to compare or belittle. We are all Queens. 👑
1221355 minutes ago
Shout out to the companies who helped make my... I mean BELLA’s beautiful collection 👏... 👏... and those of you who are preparing to ship our order for the first time we appreciate you ❤️ (tag your favorite shop!) would love to see their products! ☺️
That’s what I do.
Also, to answer the 50 million questions I get about my letterboards.
I do put the actual letters on them.
Just found out that some people use an app to write these,(mind blown)
but I’m gonna stick with the old school letters. #homeschoolproblems
110364 hours ago
I CANT. My heart is in a puddle. Fave photo of my babies of all time. Even little Tripp is smiling. We are living the best of the best moments right now. #motherhood#myhrebabes
Finding the will, time and energy to get back into working out #postbaby has been so hard. But I never regret it once its done! And its especially nice if I can get some one on one time with my big boy! …
Activewear details in the link in my bio! Pink leggings fit soo good and under $30, and shoes are great if you flat feet (overpronation) like me!
When Monday is a holiday! 😆 Happy Presidents Day everyone! 🇺🇸
Using today to clean my house so that it’s nice and clean until after nap time #kidsthatswhy
. . .
What are your plans today?
19210 minutes ago
The dance between grasping and letting go.
Reaching and accepting.
Setting boundaries and pushing past them.
Loving hard and feeling unloved.
Blocking what comes to you and letting it flow through you.
Leaning in and stepping back.
Pulling back the bow and firing.
Breathing and being.
It’s all about the time in the present moment, where all grace begins to flow effortlessly.
Be there, flow that ripple back out to others and truly enjoy the moments in the in between.
8210 minutes ago
The problem with love and life is that we wait too long to make our moves. We wait too long to let someone know we love them and appreciate them. We wait too long to start our dreams. We wait too long to open up our heart. We wait too long to start that business. We wait too long to ask for forgiveness. We wait too long to forgive. We wait too long...and then the opportunity is gone. Don’t let that be you!! I’d rather try and fail than never try and not know if it could’ve worked out for me. Most of the time when you try and work hard at something - you get to places and experience opportunities that you never would have. So, GO!
This is our family home in Hindang, Leyte. Literally feet from the ocean. That’s our hut on the beach and the family boat. From the beach you can see Cuatro Islas. DREAM LIFE. Can’t wait to go back!
Positive thoughts = Positive life ✨⠀
I have been stuck in a negative space lately. Viewing everything with a negative mindset and it’s been effecting my entire life. School, my biz, my family + my thoughts about myself have all been affected just because of my mindset. ⠀
I started my fitness journey to focus on myself, so that I can better serve myself and others. I always preach “You can’t pour from and empty cup, you have to take care of yourself first.” But guys, it can be so hard to actually put this into practice. I am a giver, I enjoy helping + taking care of others, I feel the need to take on everything and say ‘yes’ all the time.⠀
I focus so much on the wellbeing of others, that sometimes I forget to take care of me. When I forget to take care of myself I get lazy and frustrated, I consume myself with negative thoughts about myself and the people and situations around me. When I get like this, I can’t overcome it without taking my necessary self-care actions which include working out and taking a nice, quiet, peaceful bath. ⠀
I wish that I had a #instaperfect life, never had struggles and always had a positive outlook on life. But I AM HUMAN! I face struggles all the time, and that is NORMAL and OKAY! But the way I deal with them is what gets me through it. Having a positive outlet for my stress is the only thing that has kept me sane and I am beyond thankful that I found it. 💕⠀
7113 minutes ago
Back when we first set up LOM, we used to do #mumfail Monday’s where we would inform you all of our weekly mishaps, from poop explosions to baby bag disasters and now that the kids are well and truly into their toddler stages, we decided to introduce #candidmotherhood and share with all of you the reality of motherhood and all the stressful moments we encounter, from screaming fits in public, to throwing food across a restaurant at an unassuming, fellow diner... if we can help you guys feel even just a tiny bit more normal, or be able to relate with you all in some way or another, then we are doing our job!! Because let’s be honest here, we are all winging it every single day 😬💁🏻♀️🙋🏼♀️Feel free to share your most recent story 👇🏼
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. ✨
23227 minutes ago
Lessons I’ve learned in my 20’s (✌🏼 of them anyway):
1. There’s a message in the way a person treats you, listen. You cannot control how other people feel about you. Know👏🏼 your👏🏼 worth👏🏼
2. The days are long but the years are short. Hold those babies a little tighter. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
I built this life and I just feel so grateful and happy every single day. Life is so good. // outfit by @stronger
Thank you to @junklessfoods for all of the yummy granola bars they sent us for the girls party a couple weeks ago! We’re still enjoying them and love that they’re NON-GMO, no hydrogenated oils or high fructose corn syrup, and have 0 trans fats! 👏🏼
You’ve got to try them! They’re a perfect serving size for me and my girls!
38429 minutes ago
Straight mind game.
This post is nothing but for the encouragement for all you mommas out there. Don’t ever think you are alone in your health journey. After having my Finn man I was literally the healthiest and most fit I had been in my life (that’s including my college softball days). I worked my butt off day in and day out, it became a habit and a joy in my life. When I got pregnant with Saydee girl I kept up the workouts but slacked off of the eats and gave in to most of my cravings. I’ve spent a lot of my time after having her just enjoying life. Not really watching my eats or staying consistent with workouts. ITS HARD! But when I set out to do something I want to do it the healthy and right way. Mommas don’t be hard on yourself. It’s ok, if you’re happy that’s all that matters! I am happy, my heart is full, but I’m ready to feel the energy and have me back. Today was a total mind game for me. I wanted to cry, I wanted to quit, I tried to talk myself out of it, BUT I didn’t....I KNEW I could do it, I knew I would feel better if I did and I KNEW my body was capable! Our bodies grow these amazing humans for 9 months, so give yourself some grace and when you are ready dive in and give it all you’ve got. I’m READY. I NEED this and from this point forward every day is going to be a mind game, no doubt...I’m choosing HARD and going after it. Here’s to finishing Max30 and a sore body which means it’s working. 😉🤣 #Mindgame#ican#iwill#momsofinsta#momsofig#boymom#girlmom
12131 minutes ago
My children were whining about a 10 minute wait for a ride at DisneyWorld and I had had it. The whining, the fighting over anything, ESPECIALLY AFTER THE FINANCIAL SODOMY AT BIBBITY BOBBITY BOUTIQUE, it was just too much! 😩 I finally snapped and whispered very close with gritted teeth, “WE ARE AT THE HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH AND YOU ARE GOING TO HAVE GOOD TIME OR I WILL PUT YOU IN A GOD DAMNED UBER AND SEND YOU TO SCHOOL!”
Oh good times 😑
After you’re done making thinly veiled threats toward your children because ALL YOU WANT IS FOR THEM NOT TO BE MISERABLE, go follow my friend @mom.wine.repeat 🤗
Act natural 🤣 Bouncing into Monday (kids home due to a semi-national holiday today 🤣) One of life’s unfair things: paying $200 for the kids to stay home - am I right?? (Could my mouth get any bigger 🤷♀️)
89435 minutes ago
Designed for people on-the-go, Cappuccino is a rapid solution that can develop in as little as 1 hour!
Despite having some technical difficulties on the way (flat tire in -35C and a vehicle swap in Saskatoon 😭), the trip to Yorkton was worth it! Volleyball, family time AND girl time all in one weekend. Current status: watching The Matrix and cuddling with my fam. My heart is feelin’ full ❤️🤓
Our acro/tumble class was a HIT! Thank you to everyone who came and partied with us!
15144 minutes ago
🌹 Will you accept this loop? 🌹
Ready to gain some amazing followers? Our community is filled with mamas, women empowering women, bloggers, fitness junkies, healthy lifestyles, entrepreneurs, and more! All you have to do is follow the simple steps below:
1.Like this picture
2. Go to @loopwiththebritts and follow the page.
3. Follow everyone @loopwiththebritts and is following
4. Like, comment, and save THIS photo on their page and comment "Hubba Hubba"
5. Search #loopwiththebritts , like, save, and comment on at least 10 other posts