On Monday, July 8th, after taking a 10 days hiatus from my usual 4 to 5 times weekly workout routine (we were on our annual summer vacation), I began the 28 Day challenge with Proskins. I have been challenged to wear a pair of Proskin Slim Leggings for 28 consecutive days in effort to reduce the appearance of cellulite and firm up problem areas. I was given a pair of Proskin Slims to test out during the 28 day period. [Read more...]
It’s Giveaway Time: Win the book “Baby Steps: Having the Child I Always Wanted (Just Not as I Expected)” by Elisabeth Rohm
When Elisabeth Rohm started blogging about her family for People.com, she had no idea how many women would respond to her stories about struggling with infertility. [Read more...]
Pushing my kids in their double stroller down the streets of Clarendon at a whopping 205 pounds stopping to take a deep breath every couple of minutes while watching all the skinny moms on their morning run with their double strollers was the wake up call I needed. I was exhausted all the time. And I just didn’t feel like I did prior to having my children. I felt fat and heinous, old, ugly and angry. After seeing my doctor, I was diagnosed with a mild case of post-partum depression. My doctor said I had a choice. I could “choose to ‘pop several prescription pills to treat the weight loss and one more to treat the depression’ or I ‘could simply stop eating and restrict my caloric intake to 1200 calories’ or less per day”. Neither one of those options sounded good to me. I am not disciplined enough to give up something I love–food! And even though I realize legalized prescription drugs have helped many people, I just didn’t want that to be my only option. I didn’t have to remain sedentary, I could do something about it! [Read more...]
Beltway Medical Massage Offers Weekly Infant Massage Classes for Parents & Sponsors a Free Giveaway to Clarendon Moms Readers!
Beltway Medical Massage Offers Weekly Infant Massage Classes for Parents in Northern Virginia
Infant massage has been used for thousands of years to help deepen bonding, relieve symptoms of colic and teething pain, encourage weight gain in preemies, lengthen restful sleep (for parents AND baby!), and improve muscle tone. Beltway Medical Massage offers infant massage instruction for the parents of pre-crawlers, taught by a Certified Educator of Infant Massage (CEIM, Infant Massage USA). The class meets weekly for 4 weeks and each week parents learn why and how to massage their infant. The classes also offer an occasion for new parents to discuss topics and share advice in making the most of these amazing years.
4 weeks meets once a week, Thursdays at 9 am. Classes are On-Going and anyone can drop in at any time. Cost-$125 for class/materials.
Beltway Medical Massage offers TOTs (Time Out Tuesdays and Thursdays) a complimentary childcare service for parents. This service allows parents to pamper themselves and indulge in individual/personal massage from 10 AM-3 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays. This is a dream come true for most parents. A fantastic massage and free babysitting! Who wouldn’t want that?
BELTWAY MEDICAL MASSAGE OFFERING CLARENDONMOMS.COM READERS A CHANCE TO WIN A FREE ONE HOUR MASSAGE
For those of you who are in dire need of some R&R–Beltway Medical Massage has partnered up with ClarendonMoms.com to offer one lucky reader a full, one hour massage of your choice (Swedish, Sport, Deep Tissue).
Ways to Enter To Win:
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This Contest is open to the public and the residents of the United States. It will close at 5 PM on Friday, February 22nd. The winner will be selected by http://www.random.org and will be emailed and posted on Clarendon Moms Facebook Page and announced on Twitter. The winner will have 48 hours to respond to claim the prize. All products are sponsored by Beltway Medical Massage.