My Experience Being Induced

Infusion bottle with IV solution  on white background with copy

During birthing class, my husband and I learned of all the ways to tell when you're in labor. We learned that I may be walking and all of a sudden feel a trickle down my leg. Or that this sharp, sudden pain would overtake my entire abdominal region. We learned that breathing would sound like Darth …
Read More

Pregnancy: The New Marathon (Plus, a Pregnancy Workout for the First Trimester!)

first-trimester-pg-435

It's a Fit Bottomed Baby boom around here! Erin had her third, Jenn is halfway through her pregnancy, and Tish just completed her first trimester! Today, she's sharing her a pregnancy workout she did in her first trimester! I remember when I finally decided I was ready to start trying to get …
Read More

8 Tips for Introducing Kids to a New Baby

new-baby-435

It's still in the early days of being a mom to three kids, but I've been pleasantly surprised at how easily Emery fit into our family. It certainly helps that she does a lot of sleeping. It also helps that so far, her big 4-year-old sister adores her and her big 2.5-year-old brother is pretty …
Read More

Outsourcing the To-Do List

paint-435

Remember the Lipton giveaway that we featured during FBM's birthday week? I'm following up to report on the awesomeness. Because when Lipton offered me two hours of freedom from chores, I started brainstorming what I wanted to have someone else do. Clean the house? Power wash the back deck? But then …
Read More

How to Love Your Flaws, No Matter What They Are!

love-your-flaws435

We've got so much love for unconditional self-love around here. And as a mom, it's an important trait to have and to model for our little ones. With that said though, we'd be lying if we said we wouldn't change anything about ourselves if given the chance. (Pretty sure if you polled new moms, they'd …
Read More

Finding Happiness In The Weight-Loss Struggle

Woman Feet And Weight Scale Isolated On White Background

Weight-loss is not easy, and neither is maintenance. There comes a point when you take a step back and wonder, is it going to be like this forever? Will I spend the rest of my life monitoring every bite I take and over thinking every workout I do? When will I find that balance? I was at Fusion …
Read More

The Anti-Diet Works for Guys, Too!

alanbeforeafter-435

Jenn and I have lived and breathed the FBG anti-diet lifestyle since starting these sites in 2008. Heck, even before then, as our philosophies when it came to eating everything in moderation and doing activities we love obviously didn't fall out of thin air. But we put it all together in one …
Read More