today’s tip

The best leggings and shorts for spring

Hi friends! How’s the week treating ya so far? I woke up yesterday morning ready to crush the day, and poor Liv woke up with pink eye. (Part of me was like “We only have 8 days of school left and I need ALL THOSE DAYS” lol but in the end, I enjoyed some extra…

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random list of life hacks

Hi friends! Hope you’re having an amazing morning so far. I feel like we need to talk about Game of Thrones but to be totally honest, I’ve only seen like 5 episodes. (Don’t throw anything at me. I just never really got into it.) Each time I’ve watched it with the Pilot, he’s given me thorough…

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The muscle group you’re not working enough

Any guesses what it is?! Your GLUTES, baby. I feel like it’s easy for us to think that we train our glutes a lot, especially if we’re into the fitness game and like to squat and deadlift. But here’s the thing: squatting is not enough. Strong glutes are insanely important for function:  they help to…

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Spring clean your skincare routine

Hello from Portland! How’s the morning going? I’m in town for a quick brand meeting and then headed back to Tucson later today. Even though it’s been a quick trip, I’ve still managed to have some fun and I’ll share a recap soon. The weather has been nice and rainy here, but spring is in…

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The great sleep update

Hey, everybody. Hope you’re having a lovely morning! I’ve had requests to provide some details on the sleep “challenges” that we’ve worked through. Of course, it’s important to emphasize the fact that what works for one family or kid won’t work for another. Some things that we did with Liv are totally ineffective with P,…

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Deployment with two kids

This is my second to last deployment-related post! All we have left to share is a fun video. 😉 I had quite a few requests on how to juggle life with small kiddos while your partner is away on a deployment. Doing the solo parenting thing is no joke, but really once you find your…

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Getting back into a fitness routine

Lots of tips in this post for when you want to get back into a fitness routine after life events shake up your consistency. Hey, guys! How’s your morning going? P is home sick from school – she got a cold after a solid week of horrible sleep from failed sleep structure plans – so…

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Fitness trends and predictions for 2019

Hi friends! How are ya today? Hope you’re having a lovely morning! I’m catching a short Peloton class and we’re heading out on our trip. I’ll be sure to share lots of adventures on IG if you’d like to follow along the fun. In January, I always think about fitness trends and my personal predictions…

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Fitness and health gear to motivate you for the New Year

Sharing some of the best workout outfits, accessories, fitness gear, and healthy staples for the new year! Hi friends! Happy Monday! I feel like… next will will count as my first official week of 2019. Liv back in school, but P is still not feeling better. We were at urgent care last night and headed…

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How to create New Year’s Resolutions that actually stick

All this resolution talk over here! Happy 2019, friends. I always look forward to a bright, shiny new year and a chance to start over with a clean slate. There’s something magical about cracking open a new planner and filling it with ideas, events and goals for the upcoming year. I know many of us…

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Finding time to work out with kids and a busy schedule

Hi friends! Happy Monday! I hope you enjoyed the weekend. We baked a ton of of cookies, met up with friends, and spent a lot of time at the park. It was a good one! When I posted my annual survey last week, I asked about your biggest fitness struggles. This helps me to get…

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my hormone testing and results

Hi friends! Hope you’re having a wonderful week so far. Keep those giveaway entries coming! I’ll have a new one up tomorrow. 🙂 For today, I thought I’d share the long hormone post I’ve been chipping away at for the past couple of weeks. This is a friendly reminder to keep in mind that I’m…

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