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Shelley Hopper

Shelley Hopper

Mama to a cub just trying to bloom with grace. Wanderlusting where the air is salty and life is sweet. FIT4MOM Digital Media Manager and Editor. Food stylist + blogger at @saltysweetseasons. Chips and salsa obsessed, golden retriever lover, and single mama to sweet babe, Tanner Kai, who's my whole wide world.

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Five Universal Postpartum Needs Via Kimberly Johnson, Author of The Fourth Trimester

By | on 23, May 2018 | motherhood FIT4MOM postpartum postpartum healing new motherhood the fourth trimester kimberly johnson

If you're pregnant, in the postpartum period of life, or are reading this and have a mama friend who needs some comfort and TLC, go pick up a copy of Kimberly Johnson's book, The Fourth Trimester. It [...]

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When the Going Gets Tough, You Get Going: A Story of Sisters, Adoption, and Life After Loss Featuring Katrina Surdi

By | on 10, May 2018 | motherhood FIT4MOM strength in motherhood real motherhood stories of motherhood family loss grief teen adoption adoption

This week, we have been featuring stories and wisdom that other women in our lives have taught us as mothers, women, sisters, friends, aunts...the list goes on. We've realized more than ever that "wis[...]

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The Lessons We Learn From Wise Women

By | on 08, May 2018 | womanhood strength in motherhood month of mama seasons of motherhood women's health real motherhood stories of motherhood san diego mom mamawell wise women women

I remember when I became a new mom and got released from the hospital. I watched my mom help ME mom, so gracefully, so naturally, and so....easily.

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My Birth Story: Featuring New Mama Heather Lake of FOX 5 San Diego

By | on 03, May 2018 | motherhood mom life FIT4MOM strength in motherhood month of mama MOM stories of motherhood new motherhood postpartum care fox5 san diego mom healther lake fox5 san diego so cal moms

When it comes to birth stories and postpartum experiences, just as no two people are the same, neither are two births, two journeys through healing from childbirth, and neither are two postpartum expe[...]

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I See Your Birth Plan, Birth Story, and Delivery, and I Respect and Celebrate It (Even If It's Totally Different Than Mine)

By | on 01, May 2018 | motherhood strength in motherhood real motherhood stories of motherhood epidural VBAC all-natural childbirth c-section

I see your home-birth. I see your emergency C-section. I see your VBAC. I see your fears. I see your scheduled C-section. I see your adoption plan. I see your IVF needles. I see your tears. I see your[...]

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Boss Babe Friday Feature: Lindsay Maurer of FIT4MOM Fruita

By | on 27, Apr 2018 | motherhood postpartum fitness FIT4MOM strength in motherhood postpartum postpartum wellness prenatal fitness franchisees Entreprenuer mamahood FIT4MOM Fruita momoprenuer mom fitness Lindsay Maurer boss babe franchise

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Breaking News: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Redesigns Postpartum Care

By | on 25, Apr 2018 | motherhood FIT4MOM strength in motherhood postpartum anxiety postpartum depression postpartum wellness postpartum healing postpartum body new mom real motherhood childbirth OBGYN new motherhood ACOG Obstetricians and Gynecologists postpartum care

We've discussed whether or not exercise is safe during pregnancy here, but lately a bigger conversation has been happening about postpartum care and how it needs to improve - for mama's mental, sociol[...]

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MONTH OF MAMA IS HERE!

By | on 23, Apr 2018 | motherhood FIT4MOM strength in motherhood month of mama mamahood real motherhood stories of motherhood

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Bring your Child to WorkOUT Day

By | on 10, Apr 2018 | postpartum fitness FIT4MOM postpartum postpartum wellness fitness for moms prenatal fitness postpartum body prenatal workout prenatal exercises fitness program prenatal wellness health warrior

April 26th may be Bring Your Child to Work Day, but we're putting a spin on this fun tradition by teaming up with Health Warrior to create our own national holiday...

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Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

By | on 09, Apr 2018 | healthy eating whole foods health warrior chia seeds omega-3 health foods

Remember those chia pets you grew up on if you're a product of the 90s? Well, they may have the ability to grow "hair," but they also offer up some major healthy benefits as well. 

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