Picture this if you will - brand new mom, newborn in the car seat/carrier, diaper bag, purse - needs to take her car into the local mechanic to have the brakes replaced and oil changed. It's 9:00 a.m., and there are 2 chairs in the tiny waiting room, both occupied. Our new mom is told it will be about a 45-minute wait or longer. She can wait, come back later, or make an appointment. The only problem is they have no available appointment slot until the end of next week. The floor is greasy, the small waiting area smells of stale coffee and … [Read more...] about Busy Parents Don’t Have Time for Car Repairs, So This Company Comes to YOU
If you feel like you’re being pulled from pillar to post, then it’s definitely a feeling that so many people around you are feeling as well. Being a mom is a full-time job, and most likely a full-time job that you’re having to do around your full-time job. As well as still be a partner, if you have one. All of this is being done whilst you’re trying to maintain some sort of life for yourself, but how often do we see that happen, either. Moms become a mom, and that’s the label that they get. It can be so isolating, yet we don’t feel like … [Read more...] about Are You Being Pulled From Pillar to Post?
Parenting might feel like a non-stop workout, but if you want to get serious about your fitness, you’re going to have to carve out some time for exercise. Whether you have a toddler at home who needs constant entertainment or if you’re trying to fit in fitness around the school run and your child’s extra-curricular activities, it can seem like the whole world is against you when you decide you want to exercise. Not everyone has the space for a home gym or the money for expensive equipment. And finding the time to hit the gym when you’re caring … [Read more...] about Good Home Fitness Workouts for Moms and Busy Parents
There are a million reasons and excuses in your mind as to why you need to skip or miss out on exercising during a day or week. However, the benefits of getting back to a fit and healthy lifestyle, far outweigh the reasons not to. And, if you push through the first few challenges; you’ll be able to continue getting into shape and feeling great on the inside too. There’s no time like the present to think about how you can make your fitness regime a fun one, so get out your notebook and pen, and start writing a list of the things you might like … [Read more...] about Mom Time: Making Your Fitness Fun Again
One of the most talked about things in parenthood is how fast the time goes. One moment, you’re holding a tiny and squalling new infant who is so reliant on you, and the next they’re skipping up the path to school and waving goodbye to you without a care in the world. The time in between is usually five to six years, which sounds like an awful lot of time to wait. In reality, you blink, and you miss it. Children change from the second that you bring them home from the hospital. For a mother, time speeds by faster than ever before. Parents are … [Read more...] about There’s Always Time, Mom