Tips for a Great Start with Team Kellogg’s

As I’m sure you’ve heard me say before, getting off to a great start in the morning is crucial to a successful day, especially when you’re busy like me with a house full of  big kids and grandchildren all waking up hungry and rushing around to start our busy days. That’s why Kellogg’s and I are teaming up this winter: to ensure we all get off to great starts when we need them most. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing tips from Team Kellogg’s, and letting you know how these valuable pieces of advice help me stay on top of everything in our busy little household; like coming up with new ways to exercise together in the morning! It’s a great and positive way to get the kids out of bed, and it gets all of our days started with a little fun and activity.

Great Start with Team Kellogg's

Do you know that old saying… Like Mother, Like Daughter? Well, it’s important to me that I set a good example for my daughters and granddaughters. I am so inspired by the video below featuring Tip #15 Like Mother, Like Daughter from Team Kellogg’s, and am looking forward to getting more exercise as a my family. Some simple yoga stretches in the morning or a brisk walk in the evening with my girls will be a great way for me to lead by example.

Be sure to stay tuned over the next few weeks for great tips from Team Kellogg’s at to help us all get a great start!


Kellogg’s® believes that From Great Starts Come Great Things®. So we’re helping Moms start every day with a tip from the top athletes of Team Kellogg’s™ and Team USA dietitians. The thirty days leading up to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games will each feature fun pieces of advice to help families fuel just like the athletes of Team Kellogg’s. To see all 30 tips, visit

disclosure: Compensation was provided by Kellogg’s via Glam Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Kellogg’s.

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  1. I love the idea of getting kids involved with exercising too. What a wonderful way to start the day off right for the whole family!

  2. The way we start the day can determine the whole tone of it, can’t it? I can’t wait to see more!

  3. My whole family will be eating more healthier and I want us all to exercise together. I agree starting your morning off right can set your day.

  4. great tip, my kids and are are going to start an exercise regimen this year together too!

  5. Great tips and its awesome that Kellogg’s is promoting this. We’re big fan of Kellogg’s and I have to say that exercising is in my plans for 2014.

  6. You really can’t beat a tip like that! I will be watching over the next few weeks for more tips!

  7. Setting an example for our kids is so important. Great job!

  8. Can’t wait to check out other tips! It’s really important to have a great start!

  9. So true… my kids love to eat breakfast but I often forget that they see that I SKIP it… I need to make a resolution to be a better role model

    • I should probably be more intentional about eating breakfast as well, I often notice my teen will not eat breakfast and it’s probably because I often skip it too.

  10. My boys LIVE on Kelloggs mini wheats for breakfast! There are so many flavors that they never get bored of them! Kelloggs is a great brand.

  11. Getting more exercise as a family is a great goal! I certainly need to get moving more myself!

  12. I love working out with the kids. A new trampoline gym opened near us and it’s a great workout.

  13. these are some great tips, I love mini wheats and so does my daughter, a great breakfast is a great start to a great day,

  14. Great tip. Fantastic start to the day!

  15. I love having boxes of Kelloggs in the house for when our daughter has sleepovers. I know that the girls will grab a box and get a decent breakfast at least when they’ve probably been munching on junk the night before!

  16. Mmm i love cereal in the morning and Kellogs makes some of my favorite ones! Thanks so much for sharing!

  17. My kids LOVE frosted mini wheats! Love these tips.

  18. It’s a great idea to get the kids involved with my fitness goals! Can’t wait to watch the Olympics!

  19. I could see myself doing this exercise routine with my husband too! A great way to add a little movement and fun for 2014.

  20. I love starting my day with a bowl of Miniwheats! It fills me up and gives me the energy I need.

  21. I’ll be looking forward to your tips! We love Kellogs at our house!

  22. We have to start exercising as a family more. We have the healthy breakfast down!

  23. That is our goal this year, to have more exercise and a nice lifestyle change for the better. Love Mini Wheats!

  24. We’ve all grown up on Kellogg, I think, and it is indeed a great way to start the day. I have a friend who finishes the say with Kellogg, too, and it seems to keep her blood sugar steady.

  25. Mornings totally set the tone for the day at our house, I love to eat a healthy breakfast all together. We love Kellogg’s cereal at our house!

  26. You are so right, my girls are my mini mes. I need to set a good example, and that includes getting myself moving!

  27. Great way to start off the day and a New Year! It helps to have consistency with something in your daily routine with something like Kelloggs :)

  28. I always try and get the kids to eat a good breakfast before school.

  29. we’ve started taking family bike rides together- and as my littlest gets older, we’re able to more and more fun things together!

  30. We love so many kelloggs products – we live about 30 minutes from battle creek where kelloggs is at. :)

  31. Amy Desrosiers says:

    I love the non sweetened varieties of Kellogg’s Cereals.

  32. I keep meaning to try a little yoga with my kids at the start of our homeschool day!
    ~ Kimberly

  33. I’ve been thinking that same thing, I need to start popping in an exercise DVD in the mornings and I’m nearly certain my boys would join in, maybe even my hubby!

  34. I think Kellogs brand is fabulous! I love their frosted mini wheats especially the new fruity flavored ones!

  35. Mornings are always so hectic for me. These are great tips and I can’t wait to see more!

  36. I enjoy Kellogg’s cereals and other products.. I look forward to learning all thirty tips, thank you for this post.

  37. Love that my pretty girls are eating a healthy breakfast with Shredded Mini Wheats. Our whole family will be trying to get into a more healthy lifestyle. Those are some great tips.

  38. I haven’t had miniwheats in years! I used to love them

  39. The frosted mini wheats is one of my kids favorites cereals.

  40. That’s a great idea to get everyone up and exercising in the morning. Yum… I love Kellogg’s cereals!

  41. We have Kellogg’s Cereal for breakfast almost everyday!

  42. When I think of all the years I didn’t eat breakfast, I could just kick myself! It’s so important and these days, I can’t function without it.

  43. I’m super excited to hear about all of these tips. What I’ve seen so far is really wonderful!

  44. Getting more exercise is one of my goals as well.

  45. Mini Wheats are my favorite and my daughter loves them too! I’m a fan of the original, but in bite size! Enjoyed the post! :)

  46. my little one asks for “ice” krispies every morning for her breakfast!!

  47. How we start the morning often determine how we spend and end the day so it is very important to get off to a good start.

  48. I’m going to be working on making sure my mornings start with a good mood because it definitely sets the tone for the day. Wake up, stretch, wash face, and think about some positive things!

  49. We’re a rice crispies kinda family :)

  50. Anyone else have the I love my mini wheat`s song stuck in their head or just me.
    **tee hee** we are big cereal eaters here.
    I find if I don`t eat, I get hangry.
    just ask my kids!

  51. I am a firm believer for the great start in the morning. I make sure all of my kids eat breakfast everyday. I know that if I don’t eat breakfast I get grumpy. Kellogg’s Shredded Wheat is one of my FAV cereals.

  52. I might have to add some solids to my milky coffee in the morning… as for kids they are already munching on Kelloggs most mornings :-)

  53. My family goes through cereal like there is no tomorrow and I always buy Kellog’s.

  54. Can’t wait to hear more! We do so much together!

  55. We love frosted mini wheats, though we tend to buy an off brand in a bag for our large family. Buying boxed cereal is a treat. I start my day out with a class of water, multivitamins and probiotics, then breakfast of course. ;)

  56. I love involving my kids in my fitness. We do walks together all the time!

  57. I love watching all these videos. Such great tips from these Olympic athletes.

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