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Balance – It’s a Work(out) in Progress

When I became a mom last spring, I learned pretty quickly that exercise, one of my favorite outlets for stress relief, was going to become my precious “me-time.” Like everything else about family life, there is a definite balance to this activity that we’re constantly working to achieve. Here are some of the things that […]

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Barre3 and Making Time for Me

When I was first approached to try out Barre3, I have to be honest- I was super nervous. I had visions of myself in a mom bun, attempting messy pliés, while an instructor (a mix of a ballet madame and boot camp instructor) watched on. I was nervous. And full disclosure, I had had a […]

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What I Want My Kids to Learn From Sports

As you might imagine, I’ve been on the sidelines of just a few athletic events over the years. I believe that kids are like dogs, they are best behaved with plenty of fresh air and exercise. But like any activity, my husband and I hope that athletics are more for just keeping our kids “behaved.” […]

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The Time I Tried The Barre Code

Disclaimer :: This is a sponsored post. We only partner with local businesses we believe in, and as always, all opinions are our own! A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to try out The Barre Code, the new-ish downtown fitness studio just off the square. Having tried several other barre classes in the […]

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Madison Momshine

Here’s what Madison Momshine is all about: We’re a community of Madison area moms, looking for balance in food and fitness. We’re here to connect with, support, and encourage other moms with similar goals. We’re interested in: Pursuing REAL health in safe, natural ways—no obsessiveness or extremes Finding balance and moderation in food and fitness […]

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