Tag: exercise

Gear Up For Swim Team Guide

I never thought I'd be a swim team mom. As a child, I took swim lessons from my city's Parks & Rec department and paid a quarter to swim at the public pool near my house, but I never learned the four strokes. Nor did I know the "language" of swim - IM (Individual Medley), DQ […]

How to Give to a Good Cause (without spending any money)

Today, my 6-year-old and I ran 2 miles. Simultaneously, we helped send a girl in the developing world to school for two weeks. We didn't fundraise or send in a check. We took our legs, our lungs, and our hearts - and hit the pavement. This is how it works. Download the Charity Miles app on your phone. […]

10 Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

Happy Ha-Ha-AHH-AHH-CHOOO - Holidays! Tis' the season for coughs, sore throats, flu, and fevers. Fortunately, there are some ways to circumvent Mr. Flu and Ms. Icky Sicky. Here are ten things our family strives to do during the holidays and all year long. 1. Eat nutrient-rich foods. Some varieties of produce may be harder to […]

Surprising Way to Save Money #2: Exercise

Exercise is important for a hundred reasons. It makes you look good. It makes you feel good. It makes you strong. It makes you confident. And it saves you money. The healthier you are, the better it is for your pocketbook. If your muscles are engaged, your body is toned, and you have a healthy […]

7 Things I Do to Get Motivated to Exercise

Sometimes I don't feel like exercising. Actually, most of the time I don't feel like exercising.  Until I do it.  And then I'm so glad that I did. As I mentioned previously, the getting started part is the hardest.  Here's how I motivate myself : 1. I wear running clothes. If I put on my […]

Fit Mama Friday: Ava's Closet

It's almost 11pm and I'm still awake. I should be in bed because we stayed up until 1am last night and tomorrow morning we're running a 5K at 8:00am. It's our 2nd 5K. My husband and I ran our first one back in early December with our Little Beauty in the jogging stroller. Tomorrow we'll […]

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