August 21, 2014

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Workout Wednesday- Home Workouts Create FAMILY Fun

Often when it’s the weekend, we don’t want to miss any family time. This Summer was no exception and we often worked out together with our kids in the front yard. Crazy, I know! But our kids don’t know anything different since they view fitness as FUN. Why? Because they have learned by watching and […]

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August 16, 2014

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The Great Shin Nipple IDEA

How do baby products and fitness conferences blend together? It seems kind of weird to mentally come up with the concept outside of having a Diaper Dash, Fitness Classes for Parents and Kids or Packs for Active Families. That wasn’t the case for me. I have been at the IDEA Health & Fitness Blogfest the past […]

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August 8, 2014

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Nectarines & a Swimsuit = Yikes

I admit it, my kids have learned from me. They are great about taking fruit with them in their swim bags…however they are sometimes forgetful about leaving it there…just like me! If it’s not eaten after a swim workout I forget and just add more fruit to my bag the next day. Well, my middle […]

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August 8, 2014

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Ladies Tri Gear -Sure I’ll try it!

This last week I was given a chance by Sweat Pink to try some new Triathlon gear from …made for women! Yes, Triathlon gear made specifically for women! I have done triathlons since I was 16 years old, so to see a brand pop up for triathlete ladies, founded by triathlete ladies, made me grin […]

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August 5, 2014

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Back to the Basics…

I am at gymnastics watching Makenzie in her first day back to Parqour after 6 weeks break …and she is feeling it. It is hard, she is being challenged, she’s being corrected and knows she has to work. But her determination is shining. Just like many of YOU! Right now I am leading a special […]

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August 3, 2014

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PFPDX Begins a New Chapter in September!

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Ralph Waldo Emerson To say the last 4+ years teaching Power Fitness PDX have been incredible is quite an understatement. Not only because one of my life’s missions is to help others live active and […]

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August 2, 2014

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Love my Angel Babies from Baby – ‘Tween

When I lived in Portland, I remember meeting the creators of Earth Mama. Angel Baby. at a female business owner networking event. I was impressed with the products straightaway. They were made out of natural ingredients and didn’t smell chemically. I began to use the tea for myself and lotions for Makenzie. Thinking back to what […]

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July 30, 2014

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Water or Sports Drinks? Part of the ESPN-Disney Youth Sports & Nutrition Panel

It’s been almost two weeks since I returned from the ESPN Youth Sports Media Event. While I was there to learn about the complex and partake on healthy nutrition and kids, I came home to a houseful of my own kids sick with the Summer Cold. This is something that even the best nutrition can’t […]

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July 21, 2014

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Busy Parents- Have House- Have Gym!

While we all wish for at least 30 minutes to get drenched in sweat and zone out, that isn’t always the case when a busy Mamapreneur. I returned home from a trip late Tuesday night to a house full of kids with the Summer Cold Crud. Boo Hoo for everyone. Prior to traveling, I had […]

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July 21, 2014

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An Uplifting TEAM of Energy- The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Boom Boom Boom- “Gooooooooooaaaaaaalllllllll” – *clap* *clap* *clap* Those were the sounds when walking into the House of Blues Kickoff Party at Downtown Disney. The ENERGY in the place was beyond anything I’d witnessed before. 3,000 soccer players, aged 9-19, and their families from 19 countries, watching the World Cup Final. 230 Teams rallying together, […]

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