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How I’m Doing It: Practicing Healthy Living to Enjoy the Gifts of Parenthood

How I’m Doing It: Practicing Healthy Living to Enjoy the Gifts of Parenthood

The following post first appeared in the How I’m Doing It blog for Experience Life magazine. Read my original April 2014 magazine article here, in the How I’m Doing It column. My How I’m Doing It article and series of blogs and podcast focus on the trifecta themes of celebrating health as a pregnant and new mom, approaches to raising healthy children, and refocusing … Continue reading

How I’m Doing It: Celebrating Healthy Parenthood

How I’m Doing It: Celebrating Healthy Parenthood

The following post first appeared in the How I’m Doing It blog for Experience Life magazine. Read my original April 2014 magazine article here, in the How I’m Doing It column. It is joyous to celebrate health. When you feel energized and are active and moving, feeling your muscles working to help you live your life, it’s amazing. After … Continue reading

Maxed Out in America: Can We Help Mom?

Maxed Out in America: Can We Help Mom?

Could our American culture maxing out us Moms? (And Dads?) Yup. It certainly is. And support for this stance can be found full throttle in the book, Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink. As a testament to the rising fever pitch of modern day challenges in raising children, Maxed Out joins the good company … Continue reading

Taking a Break

Hello there. I’m flattered that some of you have noticed that there’s been silence on my blog for a little while. Thanks for your interest. I suppose I’ve taken an unexpected hiatus from blogging. I’ve been busy with a number of work and life related priorities. Everything is fine, but I’m a bit distracted at the moment. … Continue reading

Healthy Living Wins Me Health – and a Contest

I’ve proudly documented on this blog my journey to a healthy body and lifestyle over the last two years. From writing about joining my gym, Life Time Fitness, in November 2010, to embracing the revolutionary act of healthy living in January 2011, to completing an indoor triathlon in March 2011, to attending a Feel Good Fitness retreat in June 2012, … Continue reading

Feel Good Fitness

Last week I did something unimaginable. Something that’s largely unheard of for moms with young children.  I took a vacation. Yes, a whole week just for myself. A week to recharge, reconnect, refocus on me as a person, in all the roles I play. I’ve been feeling run down with the daily grind of life … Continue reading

Everyday Running Shoes

This has to be the longest time I’ve gone without a blog post in the two years I’ve blogged. Life has been going by faster than a two-year-old in New Balance running shoes. Work has been going full steam ahead with a new project I landed helping a local school district systemically approach kindergarten readiness … Continue reading