Featured Mamas

We are highlighting mamas from our community for you to get to know better! We're upping our game to have a Mom of the Week for Mom Crush Monday! Updated posts can be found on Instagram and Facebook!

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Beth Ann A. »

Prior to becoming a stay-at-home mama, Beth Ann was a high school special education teacher👩‍🏫. She joined FIT4MOM Greensboro a year ago, and her comments about this decision are worth the read! 💗

"The road to motherhood was not easy for me. I experienced so many different emotions after I finally became a mom and was in the daily grind of #motherhood. I didn't understand why I wasn't happy all the time for this thing that I so desperately wanted. Fit4Mom helped me connect with other moms while doing something good for me.

Happy Mom = Happy Baby👶

"I think many moms do not want to spend money on themselves which was my reservation in joining Fit4Mom but I soon realized that the happier I was the better I was able to care for my son which led to a better relationship between us.

💕Being around other moms made me happier.

💕Working out made me happier.

💕Interacting with my son in a positive way made me happier.

💕Seeing him interacting with other children made...

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Carla F. »

Who are the members of your family?

My husband, Tom, me, and our baby, Brent

What is your career/what was your career?

Before I became a Stay At Home Mom, I was an elementary school teacher in California. I taught in Silicon Valley and in San Diego County.

How long have you been a member of FIT4MOM Greensboro and what has it done for you?

I’ve been a member of FIT4MOM Greensboro since September 2017.

This wonderful program has provided me with a space to practice much needed self care. Through Fit4Mom, I’m able to take care of my physical well being by participating in Stroller Strides, as well as fulfill my social and emotional needs through various events like Moms Night Out and Play dates. As a new Mom, I really appreciate our online village, where I can seek support instantly. Wether it’s a question about breastfeeding or the best place to eat at in Greensboro, I know where I can go for reliable answers :)

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NOVEMBER: Meet Katie V. »

Who are the members of your family?

My husband, Jonathan, and our sons Auggie (3) and Hunter (1).

What is your career?

I work in the field of prevention and response of interpersonal violence. I currently work at UNCG as a Title IX Investigator and Assistant Director of the Campus Violence Response Center.

How long have you been a member of FIT4MOM West Greensboro and what has it done for you?

Since June of 2017. Fit4Mom has helped me get back in shape while making awesome new friends in a new city. My boys have also made new friends and look forward to it every week. Plus they get to see me set a good example for a healthy lifestyle. Auggie is always showing off his burpees after class.

What is something that has surprised you about motherhood?

How much food these kids eat. Also how Much fun it is to see the world through their eyes and do kid stuff again.

List three current obsessions.

Outlander

Political podcasts

Antique...

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OCTOBER: Meet Jennifer E. »

Who are the members of your family?

My husband Charles, Maddie who's 4, Liam who's 2, our dogs, Rusty and Frisco, and me!

What is your career?

I'm a producer for a local event & film production company, K2Productions.

How long have you been a member of FIT4MOM West Greensboro and what has it done for you?

I've been with Fit4mom since May 2017 and it's given me a village of amazing mom friends and an opportunity to do something for myself while spending time with my kids!

What is something that has surprised you about motherhood?

How natural being a mom can be.

List three current obsessions.

Coffee

Game of Thrones

Body back

What is your child's/children's favorite thing about you or favorite thing that you do?

They love when we play hide and seek and build forts in the living room!

Any tips for other moms out there?

Make time for yourself, you are so important!

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SEPTEMBER: Meet Katelyn M. »

Who are the members of your family?

Henry (son), Matt (husband)

What is or was your career?

SAHM, previously in administration for united health care

How long have you been a member of FIT4MOM West Greensboro and what has it done for you?

Since January 2017. It has increased my athletic ability, given me an amazing network of mommy friends, increased my confidence, and given me an excuse to get out of the house!

What is something that has surprised you about motherhood?

Everything! Mostly just the amount of things on my to do list, I feel like I never get everything done.

List three current obsessions.

Exercise, Game of Thrones, and amazon prime (my husband doesn’t love the last one).

What is your child's favorite thing about you or favorite thing that you do?

Henry loves story time. No matter the time of day, he’s always happy to climb on my lap with a book.

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AUGUST: Meet Hannah W. »

Who are the members of your family?

My husband Erik, and my two daughters, Kersee, 2 and Sydney, two weeks (I also have two fur babies (dogs), Marley and FloJo)

What is your career?

I am currently a part time high school chemistry teacher, but am certified in all sciences so it changes year to year.

How long have you been a member of FIT4MOM West Greensboro and what has it done for you?

I started in February with the evening class. It has given me a wonderful support group and amazing friends. It helped me stay fit during this last pregnancy and made delivery super easy!

What is something that has surprised you about motherhood?

How much love you can have for someone you have never met and that the love multiplies with each baby! I am surprised at how relaxed I am as opposed to following a strict schedule.

List three current obsessions.

Cleaning/organizing

Losing baby weight

Pretty Little Liars

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