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Andee Bookmyer

Andee is a Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Health Coach, ACE Fitness Nutrition Specialist, Certified Group Fitness Instructor, Certified Mind Body Fitness Coach and Certified Stress Management Coach. She grew up in Northwest Indiana and attended Ball State University. She taught high school English for several years before becoming a mommy to Preston. She has a passion for writing, CrossFit, laughing and helping others. For more of her writing, you can visit her personal "Bookerella" blog at https://i5878.wordpress.com

A True Test of Patience: How E-learning Almost Made Us Lose Our Minds

Back on March 16th, such a huge day and turn of events that most of us never saw coming was when it was first announced schools were going to be closed for a while,...

Dear Nail Salon: I Miss You!

  Dear Nail Salon, First off, Hi! Most importantly, I miss you, like, a lot. It is the end of April. By now, I would have had beautiful red or pink toes by you, just like I...

Rising Above Faking and Flaking

I think we can all agree that "flaking," a.k.a. bailing, canceling or postponing plans with others (or even worse, ghosting), is pretty standard these days. A lot of us can and should do better...

Let’s Get Moving For Your Body, Mind and Sanity!

Right now, more than ever before, we need just to keep breathing and moving as well as embracing change each day, even when it's uncomfortable. Staying positive is not always easy, but it's essential...

The Comeback is Greater Than the Setback

Alright, so let’s start this off with a gentle reminder: It is ok to not be ok sometimes. Repeat that: It is ok if you're admitting you're not okay. You are human and entitled...

Top 10 Things to Get Rid Of…Right Now!

If I had a nickel for every time I heard, “Life is too short,” “We aren’t getting any younger” or “Kids grow up so fast,” well, I’d surely have a lot of nickels. Along...

My Son’s Closet

Every time I have to update my son’s closet, I can’t help but get a little teary-eyed. I know this sounds ridiculous, but when I see how he has outgrown some of the cutest...

Doing Nothing is Something

Most people, including me, forget what it is like to just slow down. The fact is there are always going to be things to do, tasks to conquer, appointments to juggle and an inbox...

Disaster on the Interstate: What This Mom Learned

It was like any other summer day for my son and me, where I had work and he had camp, then afterward we joyfully headed off to the pool to soak in the sun...

Babysitter Anxiety

“Babysitter Anxiety”: It totally sounds like the title of a bad (but good) Lifetime movie, right? And yes, by the way, I have probably watched too many of those flicks over the years, which...

Oh Mama! From SAHM to Working Mom

The other morning as I reached into the refrigerator to grab my son’s lunchbox, I heard him swoop in behind me (how could I not with his cool, clunky Spiderman shoes) and ask in...

The Big 4-0: Getting Older and Better

I’ve been told that turning 40 is not so bad, and also that 40 is the new 30. Well, I sure hope so, because “the” big 4-0 has arrived in full force for me;...

Changing the Mindset and Creating a Healthy You

A client of mine recently said he works out once or twice a week, so he feels he can have “cheat days” the remaining days. As a personal trainer, I want to share my...

December Guide to Family Fun in and around Indianapolis

December has officially arrived, and here is our list of activities for family fun (and date night ideas) in and around Indianapolis! Indianapolis Moms Blog Events December 3rd from 9:30-11:00 am Indoor Play Hop Series – Playdate...
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