LIBEREX Self Care Products

If your anything like me, you might love self care products just as much as me!! I love trying out new self care products and tools to elevate my morning and night routine. One of the ways I feel my best and the most confident is taking care of my skin. Who doesn’t want radiant and clear skin, right?! I wanted to share a couple tools I have been using for my skincare and oral health routines that I have been enjoying!

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My Workout Essentials + Tips to Stay Motivated

Align Tank // Wunder Train Tight // Oversized Crew // APL shoes

I love having a solid workout routine because it helps boost my mood and makes me feel energized, but sometimes its hard to stay on track! Having the right gear to workout in makes all the difference, and if its cute – then that’s even better! Am I right?! I am coming up on my 6 year anniversary working at lululemon and it’s safe to say I love everything about the product. From the quality, the functionality, to the aesthetic. I receive a lot of questions about my favorite items, so today I’m sharing my must – have workout pieces and my favorite tips for staying motivated!

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27 Things I’ve Learned in 27 years

I love birthdays! A day to celebrate life and eat a little more cake than socially acceptable! Every year when a birthday comes around I always find myself reflecting on life. I truly think life is what we make it! There are always going to be ups and downs but it’s our job to learn from our experiences. I thought I would share a few of the lessons I have learned in life so far.

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Part 2: Ryder’s Birth Story

The anesthesiologist walked into the room and introduced himself to us, “Hi, I’m Dr. Gigi”. *WOAH. A legit sign from the universe.* My dad’s mom is my Gigi. She passed away a couple years ago, and I knew this was a sign that she was with me. I was so anxious about getting the epidural but right after he introduced himself, I could feel my fear start to melt away.

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Part 1: Ryder’s Birth Story

Part of me feels like just yesterday we were in the hospital awaiting the arrival of our new baby boy. I can remember all the details so clearly since it was one of the most special days of our life! Originally Ryder’s due date was June 21st, 2020, but he decided he was ready to meet us 11 days early on June 10th 2020! If you ask Zak or anyone in my family, I truly had a gut feeling he was going to come early. I guess my mama intuition was right!

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Pregnancy, Birth + Having a Newborn During a Pandemic

A few weeks before the mandatory shutdown

We found out we were expecting our new bundle of joy October 10th, 2019 with a due date of June 21st, 2020. Zak, Brody and I were so excited to be expanding our family. This was a new adventure for us and would be my first time experiencing pregnancy. Some of you may not know that Brody is my stepson. I fortunately met Zak when Brody was very young so we formed an incredible bond, but I did not experience pregnancy and birth with him so this was a new experience for me.

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Hi guys! I am so happy you are here! I am excited to publish my first official blog post. I’m Natalie, wife and mom of 2 boys. My intention of this blog is to share my passion for motherhood, wellness, fashion, fitness and beauty. Head over to my “about” page in the menu to learn some fun facts about me! Follow me on Instagram @nataliefrickeblog for post and stories of our everyday life and follow me on to shop the feed!