From Latham Thomas’ “Mama Glow” book: “This swell-quelling salad is the antidote to edema. If you’re sensitive to onions, you can skip them and it will still be amazing. This seasonal salad is hydrating and cooling on warm summer days and helps to reduce swelling caused by heat, poor circulation and edema. Watermelon is a powerful food, rich in vitamins A, B, C, lycopene, magnesium and potassium.” One 5-pound watermelon 1 red or Vidalia onion 1/2 cup fresh chopped mint leaves 1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro 1/2 cup fresh chopped parsley 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice Salt and pepper, to…

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I’ve been asked a lot about my maternity style and I have honestly been surprised at how many non-maternity pieces I am able to wear. The most important rule in maternity wear is to stay true to your style and never be afraid to try it on. I bought this dress at Banana Republic after having fallen in love with the material and the color. I bought it a size bigger than I normally wear and voila! it zipped! A shift dress is always in style and in my opinion, it’s the perfect silhouette for a preggo…so go ahead, hot…

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XOXO, Martha

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The first official day of Spring has come and gone and that means warmer weather is just around the corner. In Miami, some locals greet this with slight trepidation…but I for one am always happy to have more heat (even if it means extreme humidity) than cold. So I am definitely excited for the weather to warm up to a more tropical setting. That’s not to say I may not write an exasperated tweet when the weather really gets crazy hot. But for now, I’m happy as a clam for the warmth. I went out for a little stroll along…

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The exercise for the week is super easy but definitely effective. You need to have a smooth surface (like tile or hardwood) for this. Be sure to use just one towel if you’re not feeling stable enough to balance on both towels. XOXO, Martha

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