Katie Lipsett

Katie Lipsett
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Katie is a Marion native, a proud wife to her high-school sweetheart, Curran, and mom to a crazy little girl, Hayden (2). With strong Iowa roots and home-body tendencies mixed with an insatiable desire to travel the world, Katie recently quit her corporate job to become a freelance marketer, allowing her to follow her daydreams. Living by the mindset, “You are the only one standing in the way of your happiness and dreams”, Katie’s mission is to instill the value of hard work, mindfulness, gratitude and patience in her daughter and in those around her. Passionate about fitness and the outdoors, you can find Katie running or biking the local trails, chasing Hayden around farmers markets, or participating in an active event in her favorite local area; NewBo.

Where To Find Gorgeous Fall Foliage in the Cedar Rapids Area

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Fall is here, and if you’re like me, there is nothing better than the crisp air, warm drinks, and the beautiful colors that this season brings. One of my favorite things to do this...

The Three Lessons I Learned To Get Through Postpartum Depression

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Did you know that between 70 and 80% of new moms will experience the baby blues, otherwise known as postpartum depression, to some degree? Further, the reported rate of clinical postpartum depression in new moms...

Mom Friends Aren’t Just Important, They Are My Saving Grace!

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It’s the end of the day and my three year old has done everything in her power to wear me down. She didn’t sleep well last night, which has turned into a day full...

From One Child to Two: The Emotional Transition

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I feel like I am going crazy with emotions that all revolve around this transition from one child to two. If you’re curious about what goes through the brain of a 35-week pregnant lady about...

Pregnant During a Pandemic: It’s OKAY to Not Be Okay

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I am currently in my third trimester with my son, and today, I was not okay. To be honest, I was originally going to write this blog post about staying positive and remaining grateful during...

Accepting the Pregnant Body: It’s Not Always Easy

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The moment I found out I was pregnant, excitement and gratitude filled my heart! I felt (and still feel) so lucky that I get to be a home to and help grow a brand...

The Power of Perspective in Times of Uncertainty

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"When you can't control what's happening, challenge yourself to control the way you respond to what's happening. That's where the power is." I am somebody who has been in the trenches with anxiety over the...
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I’m Pregnant and I Have Already Decided to Formula Feed my Newborn

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I am in my second trimester of pregnancy with my second child and somebody sent me a link to a breast pump that was on sale. I kindly responded to her saying that I...

Beat the Winter Blues: How I Combat Seasonal Depression Naturally

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Every year without fail, from the second November hits until the day April shows up, I am hit with a gray cloud of seasonal depression. Here’s what seasonal depression is like. From April through October I...

Overcoming Anxiety with a Simple Change in Mindset

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For the majority of my life, I have been an anxious person, always worrying about everything surrounding me. For the longest time, I let my anxiety rule my life and spoil a lot of...