Magic Shoes

This week, we got Maya fitted for her first pair of big-girl shoes. Now that she’s really walking with a vengeance, it was time … and she took to them like a pro!!

We went to a local children’s shoe store that carries all different kinds of shoes. She has been wearing a pair of Robeez for months now (since she began pulling up and crawling, so around ten months) but I wanted something that was good and supportive and also cute and would easily coordinate with most things she owns (yes, that was part of my decision-making process. ;)) Continue reading “Magic Shoes”

Careful, Momma …

This past Saturday while filming Maya and Daddy playing in the living room, I happened to catch an amazing moment on camera: Maya began walking! Our nearly four-month old peanut took her first (assisted) steps.

As you can see in the video below, she puts one foot in front of the other and holds her adorable self up as best she can. 🙂

To us, it was nothing short of amazing (especially since this child has no interest in rolling over, but has been trying to stand (assisted) for a good two months!).

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Sweating is Good; Sweating Together is Better

Being such an exercise fiend, I don’t think I could date someone or marry someone that wasn’t as active as I am.

I hope that doesn’t make me sound bad …

I know not everyone is a fitness freak like me (and I don’t think anyone should be!), but healthy habits (such as exercise) are pretty important to me — and I like knowing they’re important to my husband, too.

I kinda want him around for a long, long time; ya know, that whole ’til death do us part’ thing?!

Like me, my husband uses exercise as a stress-reliever and a means to stay fit. But whereas he likes soccer and racquetball, I prefer the elliptical (with arms) and free-weights at the gym.

Together, we often run, walk or bike together. It’s a great way to spend quality time as a couple, and also to do something fun that’s also good for our physical and mental well-being. Continue reading “Sweating is Good; Sweating Together is Better”