Reasons You’re Not Following Through with Mom Time | New Mom Series

It’s hard coming to terms with the fact that we kind of need to slip away from our little ones in the first place, because some of us are REALLY hard on ourselves and we feel guilty for having that “I need a minute to myself” feeling. But, I’ve said it once, twice, a million…

Restorative Yoga Pregnant + Post Partum | Mermaid Mama Gets Fit

It’s kind of crazy if you think about it, joining the gym mid-pregnancy, and my THIRD none the less! That was what I did last summer. As I was inevitably growing bigger and gaining weight for a great reason, I decided working out was a great idea and I joined the YMCA here in the…

Leaving + Taking from 2015 | Welcome 2016!

I know a lot of people write out resolutions for a new year, and I know it gets a lot of “well you should be doing this stuff all year, not just waiting and planning for the new year to start!” — but some of us are “fresh start” people and if you feel like…

Three Reasons for Moms to Join the YMCA! | New Mom Series

If this is coming from a pregnant woman who prefers to Netflix binge and eat everything in sight (bye six years of vegetarianism, hello Slim Jims!) — it’s WORTH a read and to hear me out! I never thought for one second that in the middle of my third pregnancy, I would say you know…

It’s Been SIX Years | Mama’s Getting Fit!

When I sat down and thought about the last place we had a gym membership, my jaw dropped. I was thinking of it, the last time me and Mike walked into that recreation center in Norfolk near Ward’s Corner to work out together…meaning we lived in Archer’s Green apartments and I was waiting tables still..yes,…