A Week Without My Kiddo

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I’ve never been away from my kiddo for more than a day. He turned 2 in August and the thought of him being out of my view for too long made me so nervous. He’s had plenty of one-night sleepovers, but I’ve always been a quick drive away. With this pregnancy knocking me off my feet often (yes, I’ve …
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No-Mess Craft Activity for Cold Days

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Winter can make you go stir crazy. The hours you spent outside with the kids in warmer weather become a few minutes here and there while you tolerate the cold conditions. Park trips are replaced with finger painting and Play-Doh --- repeat, repeat, repeat. When Dana Lardner, CEO/Designer of Words to …
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30 Thoughts I Have While Breastfeeding Baby 3

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With your first baby, you can spend hours sitting and nursing, looking into your baby's eyes. With subsequent children, it's slightly less relaxing, particularly if your older kids are still quite young. The big kids need things, and they're not afraid to tell you. I've also found that I'm so …
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It’s a Baby Boom!

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It’s a baby boom over here at Fit Bottomed Mamas! That’s right. Erin had her third child in September, Jenn is due in February, and now I'm expecting around the same time as Tish! YAY! For the past 20 weeks I have been nauseated, and well, I’ll spare you the details. This pregnancy is so different …
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7 Tips for Starting Kids Early With Healthy Choices

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I spent a lot of time reading MANY articles about creating healthy habits for kids during my pregnancy. It is so important to me to establish those good behaviors early so Evan does not face the same struggles I have with my weight. All of it boiled down to the kitchen and the choices I made. Over …
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A Snack Solution for the Road (or Wherever Your Kids Take You)

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During the warm-weather months, I was so excited to be able to spend so much time outdoors with my mister. He was so much more active and interested compared to last summer. As much as he loves a long walk in the stroller, he’s quick to take me up on the offer to play at the park or the pool. My kid …
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