5 Ways to Exercise as a Family

Because the family that plays together stays together! With the kids on the sports team and mom or dad hitting the gym solo each week, family exercise time doesn’t come off as a top priority for most families. But you might be surprised at just how...

Exercise Benefits for Moms

Exercise Benefits for Moms "Being a parent is the toughest job you'll ever love." This common saying rings true, as so many parents can verify that the daily trials and tribulations, while exhausting at times, are far outweighed by the uncompromised love of children and joy of...

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...

Blackboard Bottle Craft

You know those yummy coffee drinks you can buy at the market?  The ones that come in glass bottles shaped like old fashioned milk bottles?  I’ve always felt somewhat guilty throwing them away even if they can be recycled.  They just seem so...

An Emergency Compliment!

Emergency Compliment: when you're having a rough day, second guessing yourself, at the end of your rope, and someone pays you a compliment that turns it all around.   Working at a company JumpSport Trampolines, we all do a lot of things that are not necessarily in...

Purchasing a Trampoline

The Fundamentals of Purchasing a Trampoline What brings back childhood memories faster than playing in the backyard?  A few years ago, as the warmer weather approached, I decided purchasing a trampoline for our family was a great idea so we could spend time together...

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...