WOOHOO! The new group starts next Monday, and I wanted to be sure to be officially certified by then! I passed!!
Hubby took the girls to church and food shopping today. They came home with some giant sweet potatoes for their yellow carb containers!
Saturdays are family days spent together. We went to our favorite taco place and the girls did great figuring out what containers their food would fall into!! Love that they’re learning!!
We tried the beef with broccoli recipe (with stir fry veggies instead of just broccoli) and it was a hit! We had gymnastics, so I asked hubby and the 8 year old to make dinner. Hubby found the easy simple and quick and we all want to make it again.
Day 2 was GREAT! The girls are excited about combining containers and we got together to make our shopping list and pick recipes to make. We are making a mess in the kitchen at all times but it’s totally fine!
YAY for them picking foods to eat and recipes to try!
I printed off the Eat the Rainbow trackers for my littles. They’re 6 and 8 and eat pretty healthy, but were excited to “track like Mommy.”
Here’s some things we learned from day 1:
Activity levels are really different than what we thought. One of my kids is considered sedentary, the other is considered moderately active. While I feel like they’re active, like the creator says, we often think the noise level means they’re active. 2 girls = lots of noise.
Because of the activity level adjustments, my kids are close to the same portions, but the little one actually gets a bit more than the big one, but she can’t totally handle it (More on that later)
Like their Mama, both my girls are healthy fat addicts. The big one tried to make her own lunch with the instructions to “combine a few colors at each meal!” She made herself a chicken slice/cheese stack. Hubby intervened when he saw how much cheese. It ended up being the equivalent of 5 servings!
The Little Bear has a very little tummy. She’d pick what she wanted to combine for each meal and end up being unable to finish it all. We will keep working on feeding her smaller meals more often, which is actually the way we should all eat to prevent stretching our stomachs out!
On to day 2!
For the past month, I’ve been studying and watching videos, doing the live Q&A with the creator dietician, and I’m super delighted that I passed the exam! I’m a certified Mindset Mentor!! Bring on the clients! I’m trained to help you lose weight happily!
Happy Birthday Team Momentum! 5 years ago I signed up to coach not knowing that a whole team was coming. I was a newish mom with a toddler and a baby and I knew I had to get healthy or would face more insulin injections. I never dreamed I’d be able to finish one workout program much less 24! I never knew there were such positive, encouraging, uplifting people in this world who would help me in my journey.
5 down and an eternity to go! Happy Birthday Team Momentum! May we always encourage each other and help others build the momentum in their health journeys!
Summertime and the living is easy. I took these in our hammock chair while I was reading on the kindle app on my iPad.