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Why Our Family Shops Small

Why Our Family Shops Small

The first time I can remember wanting to shop small was when I was 21 and my daughter was a baby. There was a new boutique in town, and was really out of my budget, but the clothes were so beautiful and unique. I wanted […]

How Our Family Does Chores and Allowance

How Our Family Does Chores and Allowance

Chores and Allowance. Two issues that I think many families struggle to figure out. What chores are appropriate? How do you get your kids to do their chores? Should you pay them for it? Why do kids need to get paid money at all? I […]

Mom and Baby Workout

Mom and Baby Workout

See this little cutie? She is one reason why I am working so hard on getting my body and my strength back where I want it. She is also the number one reason why I have such a hard time getting my workouts done every […]

6 Weeks Postpartum and Ready to Exercise!

6 Weeks Postpartum and Ready to Exercise!

Yesterday was my six week postpartum checkup and my doctor officially cleared me to exercise again! My body has healed up, and while I have felt good for a few weeks now, I wanted to get the word from my doctor before I did anything […]

Let’s Get It Started!!

Let’s Get It Started!!

Well baby Aren is here, and today marks 4 weeks since she was born. I can’t believe how quickly she is growing up! She definitely uses up a lot of my time and energy, but I’m ready to start taking a little bit of that […]

Thoughts on Life, Beginnings and Endings

Thoughts on Life, Beginnings and Endings

Those of you who know me personally know that I have been through a lot over the past few weeks. I’ve wanted to sit and write out my thoughts and feelings, hoping that putting pen to paper would help me process/cope/grieve… But writing didn’t happen […]

Polar Bear 5k – Race Recap

Polar Bear 5k – Race Recap

I’m sure they call it the Polar Bear 5k for a reason, but DANGGG I did NOT expect it to be that cold! That’s the funny thing about racing in Denver in the winter — you never really know what Mother Nature is going to […]

Happy We Are a #FitFamily!

Happy We Are a #FitFamily!

For the last four weeks, the Sweat Pink community teamed up with BOSU to show the world what it means to be #BOSUStrong. One thing that makes me BOSUStrong is my family because they inspire me to keep pushing no matter what. And I hope […]

The Day I Became a Full Time Coach

The Day I Became a Full Time Coach

:tap tap tap: Um…is this thing on? Wow, I can’t believe it’s been over a month since I’ve written a blog post! I’ve wanted to write…really I have. I even have an entire folder on my Google drive with topics and beginnings of posts, and…well…you […]

Mom, I’m Bored! 50 Ideas to Beat the Boredom

Mom, I’m Bored! 50 Ideas to Beat the Boredom

This has absolutely nothing to do with health and fitness (unless you are talking about mental health or keeping your kids busy so you can exercise – in which case it totally fits), but my 5 year old has been driving me BONKERS lately with […]