My Journey Towards Healthier Living

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Like many, my journey towards healthier living has been just that: a journey. It's one that I'm still on. It's been full of ups and downs, inflating and deflating (thanks, three kids!), seasons of…

"Shape Up In May" Challenge

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Sometimes you just need an excuse to jumpstart the engine again, right? This is why we're hosting something really fun this month. We'd LOVE for you to be a part of our "Shape Up In May" 10-Day Challenge.

Pedometer Challenge Part 3: Kick It Up A Notch!

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Updated and reposted from January 2013 Check out Part 1 of the Pedometer Challenge Series to find out how to join in and Part 2 to get motivated to move more. Most of us (not all) could stand to move…

Pedometer Challenge Part 2: Here's Your Motivation to Move More

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Updated and reposted from January 2013 Check out Part 1 of the Pedometer Challenge Series here and find out how you can join in. My kids and I are read Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls…

Pedometer Challenge (Part 1): Step It Up in 2015!

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Updated and reposted from 2013 Need a little motivation to either start exercising or to "kick up" your current routine? I may have a fun, easy, and cheap solution for you. In fact, my friend, Candace,…
Just Dance Family Exercise Videos--Free!

Winter Indoor Exercise: Family Dance Party Favorites

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My kids get crazy when the cold weather hits. And I don't blame them. I do too! All winter long I look for ways for all of us to get moving, and free Just Dance videos are one of our favorites. Last winter,…

Losing That Baby Weight: Slow and Steady Wins the Race

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In labor with baby #1 in January 2007.  I was smiling because I FINALLY got to go to the hospital after three days of laboring at home. Mid-contraction with baby girl in October 2008. …