Introducing our Mom of the Month, Bianca Santiago!
Bianca joined FIT4MOM Pearland in 2017. She has participated in Stroller Strides, Stroller Barre, and the Get Fit challenge in 2018. She is super welcoming to everyone she meets. She and her sweet daughter are a true joy to be with whether they working out, playing in the park after strides, or having fun at a MNO! Let’s learn more about this amazing mama that we are so lucky to have in our Pearland FIT4MOM family.
"Bianca is such a bright light in every class she attends. Her outgoing and inviting personality bring so much to the group. She has a special caring spirit which is welcoming to all members of our tribe!" -Katie Fenn
“No matter what mood you are in when you get to class, if you workout next to Bianca she will have you feeling like a million bucks, she has such an uplifting and warrior mama spirit!”- Karla Romo
Tell us about you and your family.
My husband and I are both combat Veterans that served over 10 years in the Marine Corps. I was born and raised in SoCal (Southern California), Antonio was born and raised in Bronx, New York. Somehow we met in Hawaii, had a baby in Minnesota and are now living in Texas.
How did you hear about Fit4Mom Pearland and what made you start going?
I was surfing the internet and the "MeetUp" thing came up. A beach day was happening and some workouts were posted. I had no friends and no family here but I knew that mommies know everything. I contacted Elizabeth and here I am!
What is your favorite thing about motherhood?
My new mommy friends. I have so many new friends that I can relate to and we explore the city together. Thanks Xiomara! Hahaha.
What are some of your favorite things to do without kids?
I like my grappling and jiu-jitsu classes. But I like to sneak away with my husband and have a fancy lunch with him.
What TV show are you currently watching or book are you reading?
I'm a huge anime nerd... I'm watching My Hero Academia on Funamation.
What are some of your favorite Moms Night Outs and play groups?
I went out to Howl At Moon with another mommy. I had so much fun with her and got to know her more. We also plan little playdates throughout the year. Beach days, movie dates, jumping playgrounds. It's all great.
What advice do you have for other moms?
Ignore all the unsolicited advice from friends, family and strangers. It's your baby, do what makes you feel right.
And lastly, tell us something interesting that we may not know about you.
I'm on my second marriage. Hahahahaha.