No Equipment Exercises For Every Day

While I often reach for a barbell or a set of dumbbells, I love incorporating these no equipment exercises on a regular basis! The kids and I are still visiting my parents while Spencer is in and out recruiting and managing one of the USA squads. Pretty exciting, and busy time. I love being home with […]

Cole 6 Month Update

Cole turned 6 months old on June 10th! Stats Cole had his well check recently and is 27.5″ (90th) and 17 lbs 10 oz (50th). He’s finally getting some chunky cheeks! He really wants to move now or be upright. He is sitting up fairly well now… as long as he is leaning forward. Loves […]

Traveling with Kids Update

We took a road trip to my home town recently. I’m always a little OCD when packing for 2 kids and myself. But, if I forget something, it’s an excuse to go to Target, right? Road Trip For the car ride, I pack lots of healthy (and some not so healthy) food, so we can […]

Mom, I’m Hungry! Gluten Free Snacking

I recently had the opportunity to work with Van’s Simply Delicious to create simple, wholesome snacks using their gluten free crackers. This resonated with me as a mom of an active toddler and infant. We are always looking for simple, nutritious snacks.   “Mom, I’m hungry!” I hear this multiple times a day from my […]

When Staying Fit Seems Impossible

Since Cole was born, there have been many, many days, when I feel completely unmotivated and run down. That’s when staying fit seems impossible. My body feels foreign to me. Sleep is inconsistent. Fueling properly can be a huge obstacle. We’ve all been there, right? Especially in the initial months. Oh geez! What’s My Secret? It […]

Why Moms Can’t Get Sick

If you’ve been following me on social media, you know I’ve been under the weather for too long. Of course, this prompted a post on why moms can’t get sick! Moms aren’t supposed to get sick, right? I mean, we run the show, so we can’t take a sick day(s)! However, this is exactly why […]

Cole 5 Months Old

Cole turned 5 months old on May 10th! Again, I’m completing this update just before he turns 6 months! Poor second child… Stats Cole is a long dude. We go for his next well-check at 6 months, so I don’t have the details. But, he’s consistently in 6-9 months clothing and out grows the length […]

4 Travel Workouts for the Holiday Weekend

With a long weekend ahead, many of you will be traveling. Here is an assortment of travel workouts you can do anywhere this holiday weekend! No Equipment Plyo Circuit Perform each exercise for 30 seconds, then take a 15 second break. Original post found with exercise demos found HERE. Running + Strength WOD If it’s raining, […]

5 Ways to Get Better Sleep as an Exhausted Mom

A good night’s sleep can be a luxury as a mom, and here are several ways I try to make the most of my shut eye. Sleep advice from a mom of a toddler and a 5 month old may seem a bit silly. However, I truly have to maximize my hours in order to function […]

Postpartum Fitness After Baby Number Two

I’ve definitely gained some perspective with regards to postpartum fitness after baby number two. With baby number two, I had a better idea of what to expect regarding my postpartum body and fitness level. Cole’s delivery was much easier than Jada’s, so I felt better almost immediately. Less discomfort and much less pain. I had to […]