The Fit Skool

by Kelly

Fussy Baby & Group Power Practice


It’s officially Spring but this past weekend we got another 4-5 inches of snow. I’m sure people will hate me when I say this but I kinda liked it. I’m almost 100% positive that it was our last snowfall and that’s why I liked it. (I’m keeping my fingers crossed as I type this)

It kinda sealed off winter for me. It made us chill out Friday night


and enjoy some quiet family time!

That was until Saturday rolled around. Ava had a different story planned out for our day. She was SO fussy. Poor girl is getting her molars in and I’m pretty sure this is her last one making its debut. I know Ava’s tough but she was not happy. Nothing made her smile. Marc and I played with her for a few hrs, and eventually ended up taking turns sitting on the floor with her. We played upstairs, we played downstrairs, we played with Cooper, we read books, we played hide and seek, we played sports, we did it all.  She kept making her uncomfortable whiny noise and I felt bad for her. There was really nothing we could do.

I was afraid to bring her out and have her cry in the stores so we went for a walk on Greenwich Avenue in hopes to distract her for a bit. It helped, but she was tired. She hadn’t napped ALLL day. HELP.


We went on the playground that was covered in snow and that was fun for a total of 2 minutes.

When we got home in the late afternoon I decided to give Grandma a call (my mom). She saved the day! She stopped over with her friend MaryAnn and they helped entertain Ava and play dress up with her until she forgot about her teething pain.


I literally was so thankful for that 45 minutes they were at my house. It allowed Marc to cook up some dinner and me to take a breather!!!


I finally decided to give Ava tylenol too.

Thankfully she went to sleep early and Marc and I were able to just hang out and relax. Lets just say I was asleep by 10 o’clock. She drained me!!!

Sunday morning we got up and Ava was SMILING……. woohoo. I knew it was going to be a great day!! I couldn’t help but smile myself.

I headed to the YMCA early to practice some Group Power with my co-workers. I am really enjoying the new release. I need some more practice but it has been really helpful to get together with the other instructors to go over the workout “live.”


Around 12:30pm Marc, Ava, Cooper and I went over to my parents house for brunch. It was so DELICIOUS. My mom made 2 different Egg frittata’s. One had spinach, mushrooms & peppers. The other had bacon and cheese. Which 1 do you think I went for??


The veggie one… it was so freaking good. I will be sharing the recipe with you sometime soon because it was delicious & healthy! I’m so proud of my mom for whipping together such a healthy, yummy brunch. We also had some roasted potato hash browns that I made, a fruit salad, and some bacon.

I enjoyed spending the afternoon with my family!

Although part of the weekend was a bit stressful it ended on a great note! Marc and I enjoyed a nice glass of homemade wine from my friend Michelle! It was delicious.


Plus a great dinner to end the night.


Now its time to teach Group Power as usual.. I hope I don’t mess up and confuse the routine with the one I practiced yesterday ;O)

If you have kids, what have you done to distract them from teething pain? 

What’s your favorite brunch recipe/food?

Author: Kelly @ The Fit Skool

I’m Kelly, a NASM personal trainer and group instructor, a former athlete, a wife and soon to be mommy. Health and Fitness is my passion and I am excited to share this journey with you!


  1. Good morning, Kelly! Bless little Ava’s heart. I’m so happy to hear she’s feeling much better & flaunting that beautiful smile of hers again. I’m glad you & Marc were able to get some rest as well. I imagine it was hard until Grandma came over. Well, enjoy the beginning to your week.

    • Thanks Jessie!! She was so happy yesterday… it made my weekend so much better to see her smiling!!

  2. Ooh homemade wine sounds fabulous! Glad that everything worked out over the weekend. I’m sure it can be stressful to have a teething little one! Thank goodness for grandmas, right?:)

    • Homemade wine is soo good! I’ve made my own before and we loved it. I highly recommend it ;)

      Thank goodness for grandma’s is right.. she saved the day!

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