Tag: family

Go Heavy, or go Home

I feel better – finally and just have small remnants of my cold. It’s hard to believe summer is here already. Time goes by so fast. Seeing my niece this weekend really brought that home. Scotty’s illness really brought home to me how important family more »

Does having children make you happy?

Does having children make you happy? Such an interesting discussion. I know lots of people with no kids who are happy, and those will kids who are happy. I guess it all depends on how you define Happy. Nearly one in five American women now more »

Trying CrossFit Kids for the First Time

Today I took my daughter and a friend to one of the CrossFit Kids classes that CrossFit Impavidus held to start prepping for the summer session. They had opened it up to all members’ kids, so why not tire my kids out on a Sunday more »

What’s considered attractive and/or sexy in men versus women

The Sex Difference in Sex Scandals There are some things that you can’t change about genetics and attraction I guess – no matter how far we have come. I posted this with regards to how women and men are viewed when they are in positions more »

CrossFit KIDS is coming to Ashburn, VA

One of the great things of CrossFit is that they realize that kids need to have a program too — to help them on their journey of lifelong health and fitness. The program is called CrossFit KIDS and it’s specialized just for them. Their description: more »

For the Parents of Daughters out there – a word from Tina Fey

For the Parents of Daughters out there –I read this and it made me laugh: Tina Fey’s lovely, touching and totally true ‘Prayer for a Daughter.’   First, Lord: No tattoos. May neither Chinese symbol for truth nor Winnie-the-Pooh holding the FSU logo stain her tender more »

Life is getting faster and faster …

Sunday with…John Lasseter Pixar movies often have a nostalgic streak. What are you personally nostalgic about? I’ve noticed with my own kids, it seems like they have so much more homework than I did. I worry about kids today not having time to build a more »

Teens should be banned from tanning booths, doctors say

CNN) — When Samantha Hessel heard about the risks associated with tanning beds, she ignored them. When her mom cautioned her not to tan so much, Hessel shrugged it off. Her friends and peers were doing the same thing. What was the harm of lying more »

Flip For FREE Pancakes March 1. 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.

TUES 3/1 Flip For FREE Pancakes March 1. 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. Visit your local IHOP on March 1st to receive one complimentary short stack. In return for the free flapjacks, they are asking for a donation that will go towards the Children’s MiracleNetworkHospitals more »

Washington, DC: Newseum Day Trip

Tomorrow is Washington’s Birthday aka President’s Day. In honor of the day, here is my favorite presidential quote and it’s by Abraham Lincoln… “And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” I try to more »