Great Pregnancy Exercises

Bella Breakdown Many women are ditching the idea that you have to be completely horizontal during your pregnancy. We are still working our day jobs, up and moving, and working out! Just because you are growing a human, doesn’t mean that you have to give up your favorite workout routine! Pregnancy also puts your body into a crazy tailspin. The sciatica , the pressure on your joints; exercising can actually be extremely helpful in relieving some of that pain. Here are some amazing exercises for you and your pregnant belly. 1. Curtsy Lunges Curtsy lunges are a great way...

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Penny Pinching Parents

Bella Breakdown Kids are expensive. Just knowing the stats on how much you’ll spend on one of your children in a lifetime will make you forever want to be on birth control. I won’t scare you with the numbers. What I will tell you are a few ways that you can pinch some pennies when it comes to your children. 1. Free Stuff If you have friends who have children, talk to them to see if they have children’s items you can have. Honestly you might not even have to ask, a lot of parents are happy to give...

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Tips For Dealing With In-Laws

A big part of getting married is that you are now a part of a whole other family. Congratulations, you now have in-laws. Sometimes it is a gamble as far as how your significant other’s family is going to be. They could be extremely nice and welcoming, or they could be absolute nightmares. Or, they could be anything in between. However they are, you’re kind of stuck with them as long as you want to remain with your partner. So, what is the best way to deal with in-laws that will impress your partner, and keep you sane? 1....

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Learning To Be A Better Parent

Bella Breakdown As a parent, you can’t help but question if you are doing things right to raise your child. We also can’t help but compare ourselves to other parents, in addition to comparing our kids to other kids. What is the old saying? Comparison is the thief of joy. It’s true, too. There are a few things that we can do with our kids that will not only help us feel like better parents, but will wholly benefit our children as well. 1. Self-Reflection By being aware of our own thoughts and actions, we allow ourselves to reflect...

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We See You, New Dad

Bella Breakdown New moms definitely get a lot of attention, as they should. Hello, they just grew and birthed an entire human being, and they feed them. From their own bodies! However, let us not forget that with every new mom, there’s a new dad waiting in the wings for when they can finally be of use. The new dad, especially the new modern dad, knows that he is equally as much of a parent as the mother of his child is. Dads know that they have a very large role to play in this child’s life. It’s a...

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