5 Healthy Smoothies You Won’t Be Able to Resist this Summer

Admit it: a fresh fruit smoothie tastes and feels better than ice cream on a hot summer’s day Summer is in full force and we’re ready to get healthy. This time of year, the sun stays out longer and the days are warmer, making lighter eating...

Learning by Moving

Learning by Moving is a Powerful Tool! Whether you are going forward and backwards on a number line, balancing equations, or skip counting there is movement. Children benefit from all sorts of movement.  When participating in content-based movement powerful neurological pathways are constructed.  According to the...

Girls Are Mighty: These [#] Children’s Books Prove It

Reading books with main characters from all different backgrounds is important, but when you want something with a strong female lead, check out one of these 8 books! The mounting pressure for women and girls to conform to unrealistic expectations is everywhere, from TV commercials and...

10 Things to Stop Apologizing For

While apologizing can make us feel better in the moment, there are just some things that should never need an apology We live in a world full of apologies and platitudes. I learned the hard way that apologizing for every little thing is not only unnecessary,...

What is Childhood Obesity?

I guess that cartoon really says it all….what is childhood obesity?  And more importantly, how can we help our kids not experience it?   How do we keep kids engaged and active?  How to we keep them outside and moving?    Getting kids moving, active and outside...

Road to FitBloggin’- part 5

Road to FitBloggin:  Winning THE Bet! After a week of no carbs, daily bouncing and some pretty long walks, I was able to pull off another win!  For the second month in a row both Milt and I won our DietBet!  If you are competitive person...

Road to Fitbloggin’-part 4

Road to Fitbloggin:  The First Epic Failure I have been a little resistant to writing this blog entry.  That is not true; I have been very resistant to writing this blog entry.  Why?  Because I am failing at something.  And who wants to admit that?   I am...

Road to Fitbloggin’- part 2

Road to Fitbloggin’ Series - Reboot the Diet:  Where Does All the Time Go? One of the benefits of working at a fitness company is we are encouraged to take time during our days to simply move.   At the JumpSport Trampoline's corporate office, there is a...