Tips for successful workouts at home

June 17, 2019 | Fitness

Here are a few tips for successful workouts at home to keep you motivated, engaged, and active even for the busiest of schedules. I stopped working out at Pure Barre when I found out I was pregnant with our third baby to save money and started working out at home. It came with positives and challenges and I have learned a lot over the last year and a half of working out at home and hope these tips for successful workouts at home help you too! 1. Find a designated work out space. It doesn't have to be a fancy...

Water Safety Tips

June 14, 2019 | Family

Water should be a fun place for family fun all year long. But as a parent of 3 kids it can also be overwhelming and scary to try and watch them all. As summer is upon us and my family is spending most of our time at the pool, I want to share pool safety tips for families in collaboration with Goldfish Swim School. Why does water safety matter? Drowning is the leading cause of injury/death to children ages 1 to 4 and the second leading cause for children ages 1 to 14. With pools open and families traveling to...

Tips for Managing Screen Time and Kids

June 12, 2019 | Family

It’s easy to let our time slip by when in front of the TV. In our home, we’re trying to make a better effort to turn off the screens and enjoy the life happening around us more. If you are looking for ways to decrease screen time with your kids, here are some of my best tips! How much screen time is too much? The American Academy of Pediatrics has these recommendations for screen time and kids: For children younger than 18 months, avoid use of screen media other than video-chatting. Parents of children 18 to 24 months of age...