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Mar 14,2018


What parent doesn't struggle sometimes with their little ones? I'm certainly no expert, but I think we're doing pretty well with our toddler. Sure, I've turned to Google at times -and found varying opinions on almost EVERYTHING! (Hint: the freshbenies Doctors Online service is a GREAT way to ask specific questions and get expert advice from a pediatrician). 

Today, I'm sharing some of the best tips I've learned to help you rock parenthood during the toddler years!

Jan 17,2018

Are you a runner? I’m not - never have been. Honestly, if I’m running, something’s probably chasing me.

A few years ago, my awesome husband signed us both up for a Walk/Run group. Now, other than the fact that it was the middle of winter and the group met at 7:00 AM on Saturday mornings, this seemed like a great idea (note my sarcasm here). The program offered 3 groups: Runners, Walk/Runners, and the slow pokes…um, I mean the Walkers.

Jan 03,2018

As I ran (or more accurately, limped) down the street wondering how much further our stopping point was, this famous quote ran through my head: "The trouble with jogging is that by the time you realize you're not in shape for it, it's too far to walk back."

I'd been invited by a co-worker to join a Team in Training running team. Before that day the only running I did was....OK, I never ran!  :-)  However, this was worth it because I could accomplish 2 goals: raise money for a great cause (The Leukemia Society) AND get in shape. 

May 31,2017

Did you know there were only about 17 million people over 65 in 1960? Currently, there are about 56 million. 

Advancements in healthcare and medical technology all but guarantee you’ll live longer than your great grandparents. If you’re going to live that long, you should be healthy and have a great quality of life, right? As Clint Eastwood said, “…you've gotta ask yourself a question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya, punk?” (By the way, my friend Clint, turns a spry and eternally-cool 84 this week!)

Jan 11,2017

How many times a week do you work out? This question often stirs up a mixed bag of feelings and responses. Most people I know find the task of working out to be quite difficult to accomplish. Many of us are successful in our career pursuits; however, we face tradeoffs when it comes to our physical fitness.

Jan 04,2017

Did you resolve to lose weight this year? How’s it going? According to statisticbrain.com, 8% of people are successful in achieving their resolutions. That’s the bad news. Unfortunately, I have more bad news in this article!

Nov 30,2016

How much time do you set aside to workout each day? Not much? Me either! Back in April, I interviewed Kelly who is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian, and Certified Personal Trainer. She shared 8 tips for getting fit for summer.

Apr 20,2016

Those body camouflaging sweaters, sweatshirts and coats won’t be there to help cover that new winter weight forever. Summer is on the way and with it comes all manner of tiny clothing - shorts, tank tops, swim suits, etc.! Season changes are a great time to get us back on track with our fitness goals.  

To help give some inspiration and real-world tips, I sat down with Kelly Murphy. She’s a Registered and Licensed Dietitian (RD, LD) as well as a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) by the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

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