Cristin grew up in Rochester and after living on both coasts and life throwing a few unexpected curves, she found herself back in her hometown in 2015. Cristin is a single mom to her almost two year old son and five year old goldendoodle. When Cristin isn't teaching barre and yoga classes at FireFly Barre Fitness or running after her rambunctious toddler, she loves to travel, cook, read a good book and drink red wine. She's passionate about coffee, interior design, kombucha and her family. A Minnesota girl through and through, Cristin loves the outdoors and all four seasons and she never misses the chance to be at her family's lakehouse. A creative spirit, Cristin is notorious for being an idea generator who's constantly searching for her next project!

A Grandfather’s Love

Parenthood is hard and comes with a whole lot of anxieties, but, single parent or not, it helps to remember that we're never truly doing this alone.

Yes, My Son Is Two. No, I’m Not Going to Breastfeed Him Into Kindergarten

It seems there's so much pressure in our society to breastfeed yet there's such a stigma against continuing past a certain point.

Dear Momma, I Understand

There was no way to fully understand the grand capacity of being a mother until I became one myself. But now, I understand.
baby, change, confusion, divorce, husband, marriage, mom, mom life, pain, perspective, pregnancy, purpose, relationships, sadness, single, single mom, single parenting, son, vulnerability

First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage…

I was pregnant when my marriage fell apart. Divorce papers were filed when I was 6 months along and the divorce was final when my son was one year old