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Today I had a plan. Wake up early, get the girls ready for their first day of school and then take the perfect first day of school picture to post on Instagram, where I would talk about how bittersweet it is to watch my girls grow up into these incredible young women. 
But things don’t always go as we plan. Instead, Falynn and Iyla woke up at 3:30am, got ready for school and then came downstairs at 5:00am to let us know they were ready. 5:00am... two and a half hours before they actually needed to be at school. I rolled myself out of bed at around 6:50am, Super Dad made me some coffee and I quickly shooed them outside so I could take a picture and realized that Falynn was in a long sleeved shirt, a jacket, jeans and old sneakers. I’m pretty sure her hair wasn’t brushed either. Lucia wasn’t awake yet so it would be the first year without a first day of school picture of all three of them. 😫 Whatever. I was tired. So I quickly took a picture (swipe to see) and got them off to school. Lucia woke up late and I couldn’t take a picture of her because my camera lens kept fogging up. When we walked back into the house, the dog escaped, making her even later. 🤦🏻‍♀️ And my coffee’s cold. Anyway, since I couldn’t get the perfect first day of school picture, I hope you enjoy this shot of the girls and Super Dad in their @swimzip.
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Kids Fitness Can Be Fun

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It’s no secret that we are focusing on changing our lifestyle.  We are eating better, trying to exercising more and making our health a top priority.  Not just my husband and I, but our kids as well. I’m hoping that if we start this change in lifestyle now, they will carry it with them as they grow up. I want to make sure that we focused on our kids fitness level, making it fun and exciting for them.

My girls have been dancers for years so when they suddenly stopped dancing last year, we found that they would come home from school and spend 90% of their time either watching television or on their phones or tablets.  I knew we needed to change their lifestyle quickly while introducing something that will be just as fun and something they wouldn’t get tired of quickly.

And almost like our prayers had been answered, I was contacted by Garmin who wanted the girls to try their vívofit jr. 2 .  It’s exactly what they needed!

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The girls chose their favorite design and when they arrived, they couldn’t rip the package open fast enough.  They didn’t even give me a chance to connect them to the app before they were running around the house and trying to get the highest number of steps. It was like an instant competition.

It was the first time, in a long time, that I actually couldn’t get them to sit down.  They instantly wanted to go outside. They wanted to walk around the neighborhood. They wanted to exercise.  And every few minutes, they would compare numbers.  It was mind blowing.

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We got them set up on the app fairly quickly.  It was an extremely easy process!  Parents are able to use the free mobile app to manage their vívofit jr. 2 activity tracker(s). From the app, I was able to add profiles for all three girls to keep track of their steps, sleep, daily activities and set chores.  Once they complete their goals, or tasks, they are rewarded with in-app coins which the girls can redeem for rewards at a later date.

While I love that they are using their new vívofit jr. 2 to get fit, I also love that we can assign chores and schedule alerts from the app. These can be set up to recur weekly or even daily — perfect for children who need reminders.  If your kids are anything like mine, then you will love the alerts you can set, to remind them to finish their homework, brush their teeth and more. It’s all in this one really cool looking band!

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Now that the girls have had their vívofit jr. 2 for a few weeks I can tell you that they have not gotten tired of them yet! And when you are a 5, 8 or 12 year old girl, that’s some sort of miracle… at least in my house.  They are still competing daily, jumping off of the bus from school to compare numbers.  They run in to tell me when they have achieved a new goal and how long they have until they achieve the next.  Iyla wears hers everywhere, including to sleep and even in the bath (they are totally swim-friendly).

If you have kids in your household that love competition, love rewards or just love a challenge, you need to check out the vívofit jr. 2. They are really reasonably priced and the perfect tool for a more healthy lifestyle!

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What type of things do you incorporate into your kids day that keep fitness fun? Comment below and tell us about it!

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  • Cyn Gagen
    January 17, 2018

    Such a great way to get kids excited about being active! My mom has a Garmin device and she loves it. It keeps her moving on those tough days.

  • Ada
    January 17, 2018

    How cute are those kid fitness trackers? Such a great idea.

  • Terri Beavers
    January 17, 2018

    Those really are some cool looking bands. What a fun way to get kids started on a fitness routine that could last a lifetime.

  • Melissa Dixon
    January 17, 2018

    Fitness can be fun and for me it has to be. I love playing tennis and other sports to work out rather than running. It’s so much fun!

  • Tami
    January 17, 2018

    Garmin makes a kid version? Awesome! My son will be getting one to encourage him to stay active.

  • Marysa
    January 17, 2018

    Those are super cute devices for kids! My kids need some motivation when it comes to getting active. It is so easy for them to come home and spend hours laying around the house.

  • Rose Ann SAles
    January 17, 2018

    Inspiring! I think it’s a good idea to start teaching kids how to be physically active, and its a great way to promote it because its an app and I think they’ll be very interested.

  • stephanie parrell
    January 17, 2018

    This is such a great idea for kiddos. Fun and interactive and because it is an app it might actually make them want to be more active. So cool!

  • Jenn @ EngineerMommy
    January 16, 2018

    My daughter notices that I have an activity tracker so I think she would love one of her own. I have to look into this product for sure.

  • Marcie W.
    January 16, 2018

    Way a wonderful way to promote physical activity in kids! The designs are awesome and I appreciate that the battery never has to be recharged.

  • Jennifer Van Huss
    January 16, 2018

    That sounds like a great device. My kids are very similar. They are so attracted to technology and they can get lost in it for hours. This is a great way to allow them to have their electronics and exercise too!

  • Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle
    January 16, 2018

    I love this so much! The biggest roadblock to getting kids to stay active is how boring it can be for them. This is a great idea.

  • Roch
    January 15, 2018

    Such great designs! This can encourage more kids to track their fitness. It’s also a plus that it can be used while swimming, so other water sports and activities can be monitored as well.

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