Stacy Keibler, our May 2015 guest editor, recently chatted with us about her daughter Ava Grace, as well as what she’s been up to lately, the beauty secrets she swears by, and more.
Q: You’ve had quite a diverse career over the years and now you’re shifting your focus to your passion for health and wellness…..
SK: Yes! My goal is to teach others about holistic living, food and nutrition, and exercise — both through my website and through a project that I can’t wait to announce soon.
Q. How do you stay well?
SK: Mainly, I eat clean and use products on my skin that are clean too. I also stay hydrated, meditate, and exercise as much as I can.
Q. OK, now for your newest role: Mom! Ava is the most beautiful baby. How did you feel when you realized you were pregnant?
Q: What was your pregnancy like?
SK: Healthy and happy!
Q: And you had a natural delivery, right?
SK: Yes — drug-free, at home in the bedroom
Q: We hear that you got your body back in three months! How did you bounce back so quickly?
SK: I exercised throughout my pregnancy, and I ate well!
Q: You’ve also said that breastfeeding has helped you lose the baby weight. What’s breastfeeding been like for you?
SK: More challenging then I would have ever imagined
Q: What inspired you to name your daughter Ava Grace?
SK: Her name came to me in a dream.
Q: What’s Ava’s personality like so far?
Q: What does she love to do most?
SK: Smile and laugh
Q: What’s your favorite thing about being a mom?
SK: The special love I feel
Q: How would you describe your “mom style”?
SK: Jeans and a tee, no makeup
Q: Any beauty secrets you’d like to share?
SK: Water, it’s so important to stay hydrated. Plus, coconut oil for everything, even sunscreen!
Q: How do you enjoy your “me time”?
SK: I love to get a deep-tissue massage!
Q: How do you and Jared stay connected with a new baby in the house?
SK: We go on date night once a week
Q: What’s your favorite date night spot?
SK: Capo in Santa Monica
Q: Have you read anything great lately?
SK: The Conscious Parent
Q: Loving anything on TV right now?
SK: Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown”
Q: What’s one thing that would surprise people about you?
SK: I’ve always been a book worm.
Q: What do you hope to do next?
SK: Change the way we all eat on a global scale!