Fit4'MOM' of the Month - Christine Vandyke

Meet our Fit Mama of the month, Christie Vandyke! We love having Christie and her sweet little girl Mila as part of our Stroller Strides Village! Come and get to know them at a Stroller Strides class today.

Name: Christie Vandyke

Workout buddy and age: Mila, 22 months

Originally from: Holland, MI

Favorite thing about FIT4MOM: The ability to workout with my little in tow and being around other Moms.

When did you join FIT4MOM? August of 2016. We had just moved to Lake Forest Park and were hanging out a Horizon View Park when Rachel and Brenna recruited me to join a class.

What is your current job? Or what did you do before staying at home? Before I had Mila I was a project manager. I quit to staty home wiht her but workout part time at a winery in Woodiville.

What is your favorite food?

That's a hard one. I'm a bit of a foodie so I enjoy a lot of foods.

What is your favorite beverage?


What is your favorite movie?

​I'm not much of a movie fan​

What is your favorite book?

​Time Travelers Wife​

You are given four free hours of babysitting, what would you do?

Probably get a pedicure and then meet a girlfriend for happy hour​

What is your dream kid free vacation?

Anywhere with a warm, sunny beach​

What is your dream family vacation?

​Probably same as above!​

How has becoming a mother changed you?

​I've learned to be much more patient. Or at least try!

What are three things you wish you could go back and tell yourself before having children?

"This too shall pass." A friend told me this when we were chatting about phases kids go through. Mila was about 10 months old so I wish I would have been told sooner!

Fondest childhood memory:

Endless summer days cruisin' the neighborhood with my two sisters and friends​

Your favorite "go to" family friendly recipe?

One Pot Deconstructed Enchiladas


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