We had the good fortune of connecting with Emma Chesmore and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Emma, what’s the most important thing you’ve done for your children?
Having my first at the younger age of 21 was a wake up call for myself to say the least. There are a few things that come to mind with this particular question.

The most important thing I’ve done that can really help others is learning how to take care of your mental and physical health.

Waking up at least an hour before your children to take the mental and physical time for ourselves allows us fill up our cup. The real value in this is we can pour into our children’s life. Kids need a lot of our time so this allows us to be more level headed and present with them.

I hear often in my work field that moms feel selfish when taking time away from their kids, when its actually the opposite. Taking the time to rest and rejuvenate away from our family and kids allows us to show up as the parent that we want to be instead of “doing all the things”.

Prioritizing your physical and mental health, we know helps create healthy children which are more likely to have a positive quality of life and are more likely to function well at home, in school, and in their communities. And creating a whole well balanced child is what we really want for our children as they grow up, right?

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
The work I do is Coach moms whom work and are in a professional world to take the time for themselves Mentally and physically. I empower them to learn how to better communicate with their kids, their wellness and find what works for them the balance in THEIR life, because there is no one size fits all in that. I work with them 1:1 and in a Group setting. I also help moms who are going through separation and coparenting.

I got to where I am today professionally with consistency and a heart and drive to help others because of how my life was impacted at a younger age. I went to school for early childhood education while i was pregnant with my son and finished when he was one. I have always had a heart to help children. When I was in one of my required nutrition classes for my course, I learned that mainly teachers and parents are the biggest influences on children. So I thought, If I could help moms, I could impact a whole family. What began with working out from home with Shaun T in my tiny apartment has turned into helping others know that they are worthy and can also find the time to make themselves a priority. Everyone is different and thats what makes the work I do so special.

Was it easy? no. We always talk about how hard things make us stronger and help us get better. There have been many obstacles and what could have been setbacks that I promised myself was an arrow being shot forward. When my son was 3 and I was pregnant with my daughter, I started a divorce process with their dad, became a single mom of two kids and moved back in with my parents to work on the debt i had accumulated and make a better life for us at 25 years old after living on my own since I was 18. In that process I met my now husband who has been a light in all of our lives and we have worked hard to get us to a better place which lead us to texas. Coparenting has not always been easy at all and there were times i questioned myself as a mother. The journey can be lonely and If someone has not been in those shoes, its hard to want to open up about what you are going through. Our coparenting journey and blended family dynamic is now going well which is something else I am passionate about helping families put their kids first and foremost if that is the path they are on.

The lessons I have learned along the way are that you may not know WHY something is happening, but you will one day and you will be able to look back on that lesson and say, I know now it was happening FOR me not to me. I also want you to remember that you are worth it and worthy of a healthy well balanced relationship. Your children deserve to see you BOTH happy and feeling shame for staying in a relationship “because of the kids” will actually do them more harm and trauma as they grow up and really realize what is happening and going on. Its ok to be different and like we say in our house, Different is cool 🙂

I want the world to know that I am here to be a story of hope and light. That I am here to help pull out what is already inside of you and help you run with that. To help you find a wellness system that is going to overflow into all aspects of your life and find health and wealth in your life. While getting pregnant young and out of wedlock was not what was in “my plan”, it was what was supposed to be my plan & has shape me to be who I am today, who i continue to strive to be and the work that i now get to do daily. Your story matters and someone out there, somewhere needs to hear it to keep moving forward.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
I would take them to the spa and downtown to explore and go shopping. We would go wine tasting at lost oaks winerry and to the stockyards to walk around, top golf for some fun and some good Mexican/bbq in the city probably backyard in mansfield! We would also make a day trip to waco, magnolia market and go to a cute coffee shop in Burleson called Dwell coffee and biscuits for a refreshing drink and work date!

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
To my Children & Husband Andrew for ALWAYS encouraging me and openly telling me how I have impacted them as well as allowing me to take the time so that I can grow in my personal and business life & my parents for raising me in a way they did to empower me to work hard, My work community The dreamer Society TEAM they push me to grow and get better daily right along side me AND My community at the Guide Culture school of sales, whom have pulled for me since 2018 and have helped me learn better communication and LIFE skills which have poured into all aspects of life.

The Authors Id like to highlight that have impacted me a TON over the years are Brené Brown, Brendan Burchard, John Maxwell, Jon Gordon, James Clear, Mel Robbins, Napoleon Hill and Denis Waitley.

Website: www.emmachesmore.com

Instagram: @emma_Chesmore

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emmachesmore/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/emmachesmorefitness

Other: https://emmachesmore.krtra.com/t/4KHaUMuDjIdT https://www.beachbodyondemand.com/dashboard/my-profile https://mysite.coach.teambeachbody.com/?coachId=258348

Image Credits
professional photos: @Emmarenaye.photography

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