Working out is hard to do in the best of times, and once you add kids and the sleep deprivation and the go-go-go days and nights, well…parents have a hard time finding the motivation to take care of themselves the way that they probably should.

These 12 posts will make parents everywhere nod and laugh, perhaps while they’re sneaking Oreos in the closet and going through all of the clothes that no longer fit.

Just me? I don’t think so.

12. Or maybe not so ridiculous.

I’m just saying.

11. All at once?

Slow down, woman.

10. You can be doing both at once.

That’s a fun fact right there.

9. That’s how it’s supposed to look.

It’s how you know you’re doing it right.

8. We all do cardio in our own ways.

Some are more effective than others.

7. A fine goal, to be sure.

I’m not sure it’s really attainable, though.

6. I think they’re onto something.

I’d be down for that workout.

5. It’s not fair that mom duties don’t burn more calories.

For the amount of hours we put in, they really should.

4. He needs to work on the marketing of that one.

If he wants to sell it, I mean.

3. You might cry, though.

Then again, so will they. Win?

2. I mean if you want to go crazy.

I hate this task more than life.

1. It’s the workout that never ends.


These are so true it hurts, y’all.

What are your tricks for finding time to take care of yourself?

Share them with us in the comments!