Blogs about Children

The Mommy's Day Reflection...

Why is it so important to me that my daughter likes to exercise? And, by "exercising", I mean both activities, structured around the gyms, studios, and soccer and other fields, and the games and other active pursuits, which she likes while not even realizing that she is working out (such as trampoline jumping or running with the dog).

Wellness in Youth and... Shoelaces?

Loop, swoop and pull or two rabbit ears? It’s something most of us do every day and something we have been doing since we started school. Every day as we get ready for our day, we put on our shoes and tie our laces. We all have this one habit in common, a habit that was taught so young, we never thought anything of it. There are many ways to complete the task; however, we all must secure our shoes. Now I am sure you are wondering why I am rambling on about different ways to tie our shoes, but I have a point. Most habits are acquired young.

Bright Beginnings 5K

P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } You know that children are the most under privileged people not only in the US. Here is how you can help support Bright Beginnings on their mission to help others. 

Indiegogo Campaign Update

The campaign is at almost $100! Please click and share! I'd like to double that by the end of the week! And then double THAT....and double THAT..... :) Thank you!!

Guest blog – My Favorite Tips For Healthy Vacations by Kendra Thornton

I'm always happy to have guest bloggers and have them offer some insightful tips to stay fit and healthy. We put our forces together with Kendra Thornton this time to bring you some helpful solutions to stay healthy while on vacation.

Why You NEED To Emphasize Your Kids Exercise Regularly

In the wake of a New Year and our personal resolutions, we sometimes forget about what's best for the others around us. In the case of parents in the United States, their kids should be a top priority.

They're Listening....And So Are You!

 They're listening.  The little ones who whine that they want a snack, need help going potty, want you to pick them up...put them down....The little ones whos tears can break your heart and smiles lift you to the moon.  They're every word you say. 

My 15-Year Photo Fitness Journey

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Mom, Coach or Competitor?

There comes a point as mothers that our children are competing in sports.  Often times we act solely as chauffer and cheerleader.  Ushering them to practice and games.  Making sure they have their required gear and physicals.  We sit on the sidelines taking pictures and cheering them on.  

Top 10 Things I've Learned From Exercising With Children

I became a mom 8 years ago this week.  Wow how time flies!  I've since had 2 additional children.  In that time I've also had the priviledge to work with lots of moms with children of their own.  We've worked one on one and in a group setting.  During that time, I've learned a lot about the challenges and opportunities that working out as a mom with small children can provide.  I still believe, in the depths of my soul, that as a mother you do an incredible service to your children to workout around them.  They learn from your example