Staying at Home with the Kids AND Staying Fit!

You would think that, free from the restraints of a nine to five job, keeping fit would become easier once you’d slipped into the stay-at-home mom role.  Well, unfortunately that’s not often the case.

When our babies are small, it’s easy for one day to blur into another. Sometimes brushing your teeth seems like an accomplishment on par with running a marathon!

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A Day in the Life …

Well, to say that my day to day routine has changed somewhat over the last few years is a bit of an understatement!

When Cohen was born I was a career woman with a baby. I stayed at home with him for nine months, and then headed back to work part time.  Thankfully I was able to do this relatively easily thanks to the stars aligning in several different ways.

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How Things Change: New Priorities

I grew up with a stay-at-home mom.  She was always available, always there. As a child I was blissfully unaware of her role as an adult, as a member of society.  And I suppose my kids are exactly the same!

While my mom didn’t have an actual ‘job’ or ‘career’, she was not only busy but a valuable resource and contributor on many levels. It would be ridiculous to say that she didn’t work, because she certainly did.  

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