Work It, Mama: 6 Ways I Fit Activity Into the Day

Mother And Kid Having Fun In Gym

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!


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


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


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


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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Two Little Words I’ve Got On Repeat: Privacy, Please!


I never truly appreciated the freedom of using the bathroom alone, until recently. I was chatting with a girlfriend at the gym, and we were swapping stories of how our lives have changed since having kids. One way that we strongly agreed on was the lack of privacy. I'm laughing recognizing just how …
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How to Ace a Job Interview When Pregnant


When you're pregnant, people assume a lot of things. Like you can't carry anything. Or that you must want to sit down even if you're perfectly happy standing. And if these assumptions are happening to the everyday pregnant woman, it's not surprising that pregnant job seekers face all kinds of …
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5 Tips for Starting the New Year Off Right


I may have mentioned the utter chaos I'm feeling lately. 2013 was the year of frazzle for me. We wrote a book. My kids were in daycare and were sick nonstop. With barely a breather after the book was mostly done-ish, I took on additional work that left me little time for anything other than the bare …
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Say Yes to Less Stress With These 7 Stress Relievers


The dog is barking at the UPS guy, your son just threw a stuffed animal in the toilet and your 3-year-old daughter is trying to get out the front door, again. No, that's probably not your life, but it's a typical few minutes in my daily life --- and one of the reasons I get stressed. I may not be …
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