Planning for a Family Visit with Toddlers in the DC Area

We dropped the kids off for their yearly sleep away camp. Camp Kesem is a week long camp that serves children who have lost a parent to cancer, have a parent undergoing cancer treatment , or whose parent is a cancer survivor. The camp is an more »

Make Every Day Count

Another rest day is here! Hurray. I am sore from all the work this week which was made harder by all the crap food I ate. Birthday weeks are hard!!! Here are some interesting things I have come across this week around the web: ‘I more »

Tony Blauer: The Cycle of Behavior

Stuck in the Fear Loop A few weeks ago a co-worker called me to get some advice about a work issue she has been dealing with for a while.  She has been putting up with a certain situation for a long time, enabling it to more »

Tony Blauer’s Tactical Combative Camp: Five Important Themes For Women

Tony Blauer’s Tactical Combative Camp: Five Important Themes For Women I recently attended the annual two day Tony Blauer “Tactical Combative Camp” at CrossFit Rubicon in Tysons Corner, VA. At first glance, any normal. suburban woman would walk into that gym and see the crowd more »

Introducing a 6 or 8 pack AB MAKER! FINALLY

I am wondering if I am feeling like crap because of allergies. I never really have them bad, but Northern VA is famous for causing them. I can’t put my finger on things, but I just feel yucky and just not right! I am definitely more »

Blogher 11: San Diego – Day 1

Day 1 Friday — I got up early to hit up the expo area and I am glad I did. Later on in the day, that place was packed. There were the typical big name booths – Chase, Lowes, Playskool, P&G to name a few. more »

Bad Economy means Great Deals

Thought this story may be interesting to some of my fellow parents: The bad economy’s upside? Great coupons. The good news about the bad economic news? Prolonged economic misery has created a heyday for bargains. Coupons are better. Maybe the best they’ll ever be. Scouring more »

Handstand Push Ups are Like being a kid again..

The end of the school year is stressful. Not only do you have to do remember all the school related stuff, for me – I have the added pressure of finding and scheduling camps and payments for camps. It also is a super busy time more »

Free Comic Book Day is here again!

Tomorrow is Free Comic Book Day. What Is Free Comic Book Day? Free Comic Book Day is a single day – the first Saturday in May each year – when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books more »

Want to go organic?

Saw this mentioned by my friend Koren at Live it Coaching — Five Easy Ways to Go Organic Switching to organic is tough for many families who don’t want to pay higher prices or give up their favorite foods. But by choosing organic versions of more »