Episode #75 of the MMP – Catchup and Taking the Leap

By | 2018-11-14T18:21:20+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Podcast|

We are SO EXCITED to share that Four Sigmatic has come on to support the Modern Mamas Podcast and to bring you guys a great deal! You can now get 15% off your Four Sigmatic order with code: modernmamas. If you've been following along, you know that I am loving the impact these deeply medicinal real [...]

beat the “bug season”: it’s all in your gut

By | 2018-09-05T07:27:17+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Health, Motherhood|

Thank you Genestra HMF Probiotics for sponsoring this post. Beat the "bug season" this year; it's as simple as supporting your gut! I know I hooked you with that headline, and now you’re probably wondering what your gut has to do with beating the season's biggest bummer... Let dive in! We all know what happens [...]

Episode #59 of the MMP – Catchup, First Foods, & Pumping at Work

By | 2018-08-11T06:27:23+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Podcast|

We are SO EXCITED to share that Four Sigmatic has come on to support the Modern Mamas Podcast and to bring you guys a great deal! You can now get 15% off your Four Sigmatic order with code: modernmamas. If you've been following along, you know that I am loving the impact these deeply medicinal real [...]

Episode #41 of the MMP – Update: teething, travel, & all the fat

By | 2018-03-21T07:09:56+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Podcast|

"Update Episode: Teething, Travel, and all the Fat" In this overdue episode of the Modern Mamas Podcast, Laura and Jess catch up on life, a teething babe, travel, sleep, money, and our current escapades in low carb, high fat eating. We plan to do more frequent update episodes where we catch up and answer YOUR [...]

Episode #40 of the MMP – The Tribe Life

By | 2018-03-14T07:32:10+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Podcast|

"Pat and Taz Barber on entrepreneurship, parenthood, traveling with kids, and training from anywhere" In this episode, Laura sits down with some of her best friends all the way in South Africa to chat about their current international travels, the tribe life, working and training from anywhere, the CrossFit Open, parenthood, outside pressures to fit [...]

Mamas Guide to Portland

By | 2018-03-02T09:56:20+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Motherhood, Travel|

If you've been following along over on Instagram (check my highlights), you know we recently got back from a trip to Portland, Oregon. This was Evie's third trip by plane, and they just keep getting more and more fun as she gets older. We're lucky to have an easy traveler (thus far) who actually seems to [...]

a new mama’s guide to Napa

By | 2018-01-23T10:39:48+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Health, Motherhood, Travel|

Napa is a very special place for our family. It's been a romantic weekend away destination for Rusty and I since we first started dating back in 2009. It's where we take a yearly trip for my best friend, Taz's, birthday. And now it's where we will take family weekends because, believe it or not, [...]

making it work on the road

By | 2016-09-06T15:39:08+00:00 September 6th, 2016|Grab and Go, Nutrition|

Let's talk about eating on the road (or in the air, or on a boat). I have spent A LOT of time on the road. Whether it was the years spent on the CrossFit Level 1 Seminar Staff, the period that I worked with schools around the country to implement fitness programs, the two moves up and down [...]

paleof(x) remix

By | 2015-05-01T17:54:30+00:00 May 1st, 2015|CrossFit, Health, Nutrition, The Mind|

Wow! What a weekend. I met some amazing new friends, caught up with old friends, ate some spectacular food, learned a lot, and played to my heart's content. The photo below (taken by the talented Paleo Fat Kid) pretty much sums up my feelings about the weekend. Paleof(x) was a spectacular weekend, and now that [...]