Emily Nelson, the co-founder of High Fitness, comes on the podcast today and shares her experience with raising daughters who are confident, healthy, kind, and not focused on their weight. This is a topic that is near and dear to Emily, as she has had first hand experience raising two daughters who are very different in size.  Emily shares important advice about how to approach this topic from a place of love.


  • Life is about you vs you and becoming the best version of yourself. It’s okay to lean on others while you are getting there.
  • Finding balance while being both a mom and a business owner.
  • Be intentional with your time and learn to say no, and let  go of things that don’t matter.
  • Focus on things things that are most important.
  • Instilling confidence and kindness in children.
  • People who are kind to everyone around them are people who are confident in who they are.
  • Focus on building healthy habits.
  • Fitness is so much more than losing weight.
  • Health and fitness is about finding what you love and continuing to do it because of the way it makes you feel.


Raising girls to be healthy, confident, and not focus on their size starts from a place of love. 

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