Who IS Brooklyn Active Mama?
Hi, I’m Nellie! Welcome to Brooklyn Active Mama! I am mom who blogs about running, fitness and family in Brooklyn, NYC. I am 34 years young and married to my high school sweetheart of over 19 years. We welcomed our first boy in March of 2009, then welcomed his little brother in December of 2011.
Fitness. Family. Fashion. Fun.
Learn More About ME! (a few of my favorite posts)I Quit My Job To Pursue Happiness Why I Won’t Apologize For My Body Image My Fitness Journey To Those Discouraged By The Metabolism Article, Don’t Be. That One Time I Cried At Zumba 5 Strategies To Stop Body Shaming I Taught My First Zumba Class (and it was awesome)
Most Popular Fitness Posts Historically7 Beginner Strength Training Workouts Top 10 Fitness Channels on YouTube Must Have Fitness Apps For Your Smartphone 7 Fat Burning Kettlebell Workouts 10 Awesome Free Full Length Workout Classes
Motherhood is awesome…
I also blog about my two boys, our adventures around NYC and the highs and lows of being a working mom turned entrepreneur in NYC. We spend a lot of time exploring this beautiful city and I share all of the fun on the blog. This motherhood thing isn’t easy but it is surely worth every minute.
Favorite Motherhood/Family posts:The Power Of The Boy Child The One Where The Baby Graduates Pre-Kindergarten Kindergarten Chronicles: I Survived Parent Teacher Night The One With The Baby and the Attitude 10 Awesome Educational Apps For Kids The Great Debate About Having Children The One Where The Boy Turns 7
Then I became a runner…
My Favorite Race/Running Posts:The Amazingly Emotional AirBNB Brooklyn Half Marathon How Running Changed My Life Officially a Marathoner: My 2015 NYC Marathon Recap Must Have Running Gear For Curvy Girls 20 Brutally Honest Confessions About Marathon Training Maximalist vs. Minimalist: Which Running Shoe Are You?
You can become really spoiled living in NYC! There are so many things to do and places to see, however, an entire world exists outside of the big apple. Here are some of my favorite travel posts:
Block Island Rhode Island is a Stunning Getaway From NYC
Independence Day Family Weekend In Philadelphia
Disney Social Media Moms Celebration 2016
My Trip To Israel
Our Trip To Universal Studios Orlando
Mount Airy Resort: The Perfect Couples Getaway
You can’t go wrong with a girl that loves her fashion…
My Favorite Fashion Posts:Running Around NYC Like The Athleta I Am! One Quality Accessory Every Mom Needs! Interview with Designer Kevin Christiana on The Adam Levine Collection Oiselle Running Apparel Runway Show RUUM Kidswear Fall/Winter Preview
Women Prioritizing Fitness
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