Life With Three Kids: 7 Months In

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To three or not to three? That was the question. As you know, we opted for three; we're more than 7 months into being a family of five. My husband and I wanted three kids, but we talked about it endlessly to be really sure. Is it the right decision? Can we handle three? We decided, hey, we already …
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We’re Just Wired Differently

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It must be said that I have never once worried about leaving my kids with my husband. I've talked about the "bumbling dad" before, and that man certainly isn't the one who is the father of my three kids. My husband is every bit as competent as I am when it comes to matters of the kids --- sometimes …
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Fit4Life: A Butt-Kicking Workout

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Staying active on the road can be tough. When I travel, I always make sure to plan my activities before I go. I research and sign up for any necessary classes. I need a plan. For me, I’ve learned, it’s easier to have one upon going than to make plans while I’m there. My college roommate made the …
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Changing the Things I Cannot Accept

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I accept the things I cannot change … I accept the things I cannot change… Nope, it isn’t working. I do not accept the things I cannot change, although I do wish to change the things I cannot accept. Sound familiar? It is no secret that we are our harshest critic, and chances are, we are our own …
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Work It, Mama: 6 Ways I Fit Activity Into the Day

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Whether you're a stay-at-home mom, a work-at-home mom or a work-at-the-office mom, one thing is for certain: you work HARD. There never seem to be enough hours in the day to get everything done, and I've often daydreamed about what it would be like if I just didn't have to sleep. My house would be …
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Stressed Out? We’ll Help You Kick Stress to the Curb!

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Are you super stressed out and so busy you can't see straight? Well, today's 10-Minute Fix from our The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet video series is for you! Instead of just running around like a mama hen with her head chopped off, set aside 10 minutes to do this quick exercise that will help you to …
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MomStars: How Kerri Walsh Jennings Rocks a Healthy Day

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Busy mom of three, Olympic athlete Kerri Walsh Jennings is the epitome of Fit Bottomed Mama! With her three young kiddos, super-busy training schedule and a thirst for competition, we don't know how she fits it all in or how she doesn't collapse from exhaustion. But it's inspiring nonetheless, and …
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5 Tips for a Healthy, Energy-Filled Day

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After a burst of energy as soon as I hit my second trimester, I've been hit with fatigue at random times. I tend to be fine on days that I work --- no midday naps when I have kid-free time and there are posts to be written --- but days when I have the kids, I get worn out. I nodded off for a split …
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From Tough Mudder to Durable Dad

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It's Fit Bottomed Dudes' week over on Fit Bottomed Girls, so we wanted to join in on the fun over here. Today, I bring to you my husband's take on our Tough Mudder adventure --- how it helped kickstart his fitness after a major hiatus and the unexpected benefits he's found because of it! It was …
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