Lifestyle,  parenting

Raising Strong Women: Lead By Example

I switched my workout time today from late evening to morning. This gave me the opportunity to talk to Doodlebug about why mommy makes time to exercise.

As a toddler she may not always understand why this special time is important. So, I break it down and tell her mommy exercises so I feel better.  And I exercise so I’m able to spend much more time with her, sister & Dada in the future.

She still tells me “no” sometimes. But I workout anyway.

And, 9 times out of ten, she joins in at some point.

 

 

You know, I originally started my fitness journey for me.  But by focusing on me, I am actually becoming the wife, mother, and woman I want my daughters to be.

So sometimes changing up my routine is a good thing!  When I workout at night, they are always in the bed.  But when I switch to a daytime workout, they always see me.

By doing this I am showing my girls growth, imperfection, and self-worth.  All which are EXTREMELY important.

And if I don’t show my daughters the way, who will?

 

 

There’s a saying,

                                 “Be The Good You Want To See In The World”

This could not be more true when it comes to raising our children.

I want to challenge you to be that example for your family, friend….or stranger!

How will you will you lead?

Are you doing this already?

Let me know in the comments.

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *