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...

The Joys of Customer Service!

As a customer service representative for JumpSport over the last 15 months, I have dealt with a wide variety of customers – from people brand new to the trampoline world to return customers looking to purchase just a few replacement parts for their existing trampoline. But...

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...

The Friendship Project, Part 3

The book of friendship continues to make it’s way around the United States reinforcing the importance of and power behind friendships.  Here are some of the latest entries. Track the book’s journey on the map below. #4 - Annie from Kennebunk, ME wrote:       #5  & #6 -...

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...

Siri & My Parenting Style

About a month ago I walked into my cell phone provider, handed the guy behind the counter my flip phone, and asked how much credit I would get toward one of those new smart phones.  He didn’t recognize my phone...