Month: January 2016

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A New Year, A New Word
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A New Year, A New Word

Goals, resolutions, word of the year, and new beginnings flood websites and the general environment come January 1st. For most, it’s just another day. Even after the proclamations of change, a few weeks later, most people are the same as they were on December 31st. For those who continue,  it’s a push-pull of old and...

Sports Bra History Is Short, but the Effects Are Long Lasting
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Sports Bra History Is Short, but the Effects Are Long Lasting

Most women don’t know that the sports bra is a relatively new invention tied to the growth of women’s sports in recent decades. Fortunately, this vital piece of workout gear has become mainstream and plentiful, even branching out into customizable iterations and going high fashion. Let’s take a look at the evolution of the sports...

Turn It Up Tuesday | AprilNoelle.com
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6 Ways to Love Difficult People with Turn it Up Tuesday!

Can you believe that January is almost over? I still haven’t posted my annual goal post, but don’t worry, it’s coming this week! See you back! Welcome to Turn It Up Tuesday #123! Thank you for stopping by and linking up with us this week, and every week, as we have some fun linking up...

Embracing the Rainbow
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Embracing the Rainbow

When my son was six years old, he brought home a “Student of a Week” questionnaire asking about his favorite things. Of course, one of the questions was “What is your favorite color?” I was proud of his answer, “All of them.”. Now, if I walk down the endless rows of blues indicating these toys are for boys...

Introducing the PatPat Ambassador Program
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Introducing the PatPat Ambassador Program

Last month, I introduced you to the mobile shopping app PatPat, which brings moms quality clothes for affordable prices. Now, they are seeking out Ambassadors who can earn credit and/or money just by sharing PatPat App. As moms, we are great at spreading the news about a good thing. How many times do we get something directly...

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5 Step Guide to A Successful Weight Loss Plan

Did you know that I started contributing to a site called FitNoire? Probably not because I have not been a good spokesperson for myself, nor have I been posting as regularly as I should. That will change soon enough. In the meantime, here’s my first article: 5 Step Guide to a Successful Weight Loss Plan...

#ChainLinkyCLIMB Announcement!
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#ChainLinkyCLIMB Announcement!

___________________________________________ Tweet   HAPPY NEW YEAR!There will be no CLIMB this month  – we are regrouping to make the CLIMB even more spectacular in 2016.  The CLIMB will resume in February 2016. WANTED: Three Permanent Week#4 Cohosts If you are not familiar with the CLIMB – It is a month long Networking Blog Hop where new...

Turn It Up Tuesday | AprilNoelle.com
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Food and Fitness Planner with Turn it Up Tuesday {121}

I’m back! But Turn it Up Tuesday has not stopped! Please link up, drop a line and say hi! Welcome to the 121st week of Turn It Up Tuesday – the 2nd Turn It Up Tuesday party of 2016! We started off the New Year with a bang…and we hope that this week is even...

Big News: Introducing Modernish Mommas
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Big News: Introducing Modernish Mommas

Last year, I read a lot of blogs. I saw the gambit from complaining about parenthood to wildly inventive (but time-consuming and extensive) DIY projects. I enjoyed reading them all. What was noticeably absent was the tie between motherhood and work. Up to 19% of mothers are likely to develop postpartum depression and 10% of mothers...