Fun Family Activities to Make Your Thanksgiving More Active

Eat, play and get moving! If you’re like me and my family, Thanksgiving is all about gratitude—and eating! And lazing on the couch watching football as we try to digest 20 pounds of turkey, stuffing and delicious pumpkin pie are long-lived traditions that everyone looks forward...

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...

Road to Fitbloggin- part 6

Road to Fitbloggin:  One week to go and how many pounds? Fitbloggin is next week!  This is JumpSport Fitness 3rd year in a row as a sponsor.  It is a cool event run by even cooler people.  I am very excited:  t-shirts are ordered, workout towels...

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 3

Road to Fitbloggin’ Series - Exercise: Friend or Foe? How to survive a holiday weekend built around BBQ, beer and cake?  No clue.  I could have chosen to stay home, hunker down and pretend that everyone else wasn’t really out having fun spending time with their...