Breaking free from ‘mommy burnout’: 5 questions to help break the burnout cycle | GMA

There is no grand prize for being the mommy martyr. — Read on http://www.goodmorningamerica.com/family/story/breaking-free-mommy-burnout-deal-heading-uncertain-school-79586720

What happens with your fitness data?

I just read an article from The Wall Street Journal called The States Where Fitness Is King which talked about logged fitness minutes from different sports apps.  The article was pretty boring, considering that most of the places they said that logged high fitness minutes were the ususal suspects. I’m not one to hide my activities online,Continue reading “What happens with your fitness data?”

5 Warning Signs That You’re Addicted to Working Out

As a former high school and college basketball player, I knew that I always had to workout to better myself for my sport, but it’s only been recently where I’ve really become someone who is addicted to working out. I think this time it’s more important because it isn’t because I have to do itContinue reading “5 Warning Signs That You’re Addicted to Working Out”

How to Be A Runner (Even If You Have Small Kids)

I know you’ve seen those mom’s and dads out running pushing a gaggle of kids or being stalked by a group of kids on bikes. No matter the age of your kids, you too can be a runner! Here are a few tips on how to get it done. Just Do It. Half the struggleContinue reading “How to Be A Runner (Even If You Have Small Kids)”

The Zen of Treadmill Running

A lot of “soul runners” tend to be outdoor runners and most of them claim that outdoor running is the end-all-be-all of running places. I mean really, how often do you hear about a great marathon that happens indoors? Location seems to be a very important factor in the enjoyment of a runner. As withContinue reading “The Zen of Treadmill Running”

How sleep changes as you age

At some points I swear I’m supposed to be living in a place like Australia because my nights and days are so mixed up from my sleep pattern. For more than a few years I’ve slept about 2 hours at a time before waking to check the time or take the dog out or getContinue reading “How sleep changes as you age”

Summer Reading List For MomMe

In keeping with the categories of the blog posts I’m sharing on this site here are a few books to help you stay entertained and informed over the summer. Education The Dyslexic Advantage by Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide One Room School House by Sal Khan Entertainment Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman BigContinue reading “Summer Reading List For MomMe”

Let’s Celebrate Minimalistic Running Shoes on Global Running Day (Again)

Last year on June 3rd I wrote about Global Running Day and minimalistic running shoes… This year it came a day early and I took advantage of it by running 2 miles on my way to 100 this summer! Read last year’s article: Let’s Celebrate Minimalistic Running Shoes on Global Running Day As the milesContinue reading “Let’s Celebrate Minimalistic Running Shoes on Global Running Day (Again)”

Running and running

Have you ever run a 5k? 10k? Half marathon? Marathon even? I never thought of myself as a runner but for a time when the kids were little trained for a 5k then look and up to a half marathon. Recently I got back to running after a long time away and I’m loving myContinue reading “Running and running”