The Night Before 4th of July and other July educational resources

It’s summer but that doesn’t mean the kids have to stop learning. Check out some great videos to teach your kids about the 4th of July: Do your kids love to tell jokes? Help them tell some new ones at this years celebration! Want to get your kiddos moving today? Check out this workout withContinue reading “The Night Before 4th of July and other July educational resources”

Wounded Warrior Independence Day Coloring Pages

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) has created these coloring pages just for you and your family. Download and print them for a fun, interactive activity that puts your appreciation for wounded warriors front and center.

Deep Thoughts: Meditation for people who don’t get it but really need it…

Since beginning my work with Beachbody as a coach a million years ago, everyone has made it clear that personal development is a big part of becoming a better me and helping others become better too. As part of this I’ve started to listen to podcasts: 1) they are free 2) they are really goodContinue reading “Deep Thoughts: Meditation for people who don’t get it but really need it…”

Question of the day…

If someone randomly asked you if you were happy — what would you say? I was thinking about this today when I read about a tv star spending time with their parent who is in his 90s. My grandma is in her late 90s and I want to ask her if she was happy. RightContinue reading “Question of the day…”

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)”

What’s your Mascot?

There’s a running blog I’ve recently started to read and the author has a flying pig as a mascot. He takes it to all his races and posts pictures of it. If I had a mascot it would be big bird. Comment and fill in the blank: If I had a mascot it would beContinue reading “What’s your Mascot?”

What did you do as a kid that would be considered as dangerous today?

When asked What did you do as a kid that would be considered as dangerous today? Some of my Facebook friends from one of my mommy groups I’m in had these answers: Playing outside Rode my bike all over the neighborhood with no adult supervision Talk back to my parents like kids do today. BeContinue reading “What did you do as a kid that would be considered as dangerous today?”

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”

Happy Father’s Day! wants to wish all the dads out there a great father’s day! Here’s a great book to share with your kids and their dads to celebrate the day… Just Helping My Dad by Mercer Mayer: Little Critter is having a great day helping his dad. Whether he’s making breakfast, cutting the grass or washingContinue reading “Happy Father’s Day!”

Monday Motivation

I’m the biggest internet nerd when it comes to researching things. I swear in some past life I was part of the FBI or something… KNOW YOUR HASHTAG: On March 30th, 2009, Twitter user @mikecalimbas[1] replied to a friends us of a Picasso quote with the hashtag #MondayMotivation. the tweet went unnoticed until December 14th,Continue reading “Monday Motivation”