Amanda Freeman – Routines and Relationships – Tuesday

Amanda FreemanCarving out time for yourself as a mom, hanging out with kids instead of working out, making sure exercise time doesn’t cut into time with kids, 27 minutes of TV daily, Peppa Pig books, nighttime routines, and how support systems help with managing a lot of work travel with two kids. Amanda Freeman, Founder of SLT, shares her routines and relationships as a mom with hosts Stacy Igel and Michelle Park in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser. (Amanda’s Instagram: amandahopefreeman)

In this episode:

  • Michelle on getting back into fitness
  • Idea of a routine as a mom is different
  • Having to carve out time as a mom for yourself or you’ll never get it
  • Amanda’s boutique fitness chain of 20 studios
  • How Amanda doesn’t exercise for a living, and is lucky when taking 3 classes at SLT
  • When Amanda feels she’s playing hooky  — working out, or research?
  • She used to work out in the AM, now she hangs out (with kids)
  • Exercise cuts into work time
  • Making sure 1 1/2 hours in the AM with kids, and 1 to 1 1/2 hours in evening, then make sure night plans don’t start until at least 7:30pm
  • Daughter watching no more than 27 min of TV each day, chooses from 4 shows she loves
  • Daughter self reports on day, even when she does bad stuff
  • Amanda holds her son while daughter’s TV show is on, gets quality time without daughter being jealous
  • Always reads two “Peppa Pig” books each day
  • Amanda ignores her son’s nighttime routines because he doesn’t care and her daughter does
  • Amanda’s live-in baby nurse, and boyfriend is so supportive and flexible with the schedule, all help a lot with lots of travel
  • Dong a lot of day trips

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