• Technology: the Cigarette of Our Children’s Generation. 
    May 25, 2024
    WORDS BY ERICA NEWTON, MYFIRSTGYM CO-FOUNDER When Michelle Obama likened handing our kids a phone to giving them cigarettes, I died a little parental death.  I was listening to a Jay Shetty podcast featuring the former First Lady, as she discussed how we had no idea how overloaded our kids’ brains are from constant technology and […]
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  • Is Creating a Work-Life Balance Impossible For Parents?
    May 9, 2024
    WORDS BY ERICA NEWTON, MYFIRSTGYM CO-FOUNDER Mothers’ Day is just around the corner, and whilst the platitudes of being superwoman and all that are nice, I’m feeling a little jaded. Those few hours of being pampered seem like the shortest of respites in a long parenting marathon. And it’s not just my children that are […]
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  • MyFirstGym kids are confident kids.
    March 28, 2024
    WORDS BY ERICA NEWTON, MYFIRSTGYM CO-FOUNDER It’s true: MyFirstGym kids are confident kids. It’s like our coaches sprinkle some kind of sparkly-blue fairy dust on them as they walk into each class. But they don’t. Sorry to say: you can’t build self-esteem nor develop confidence with magic or a spell. If there was such a […]
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