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SPRING BREAK! What are you reading?

In my part of the world, spring break starts today.  Students go back to school on Monday April 21st and are thrilled to begin a 10 day relaxation and travel period.  This time tends to represent a slightly more laid back schedule for parents and … Continue Reading →


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Thank You Note Challenge: 30 Days of Thanks

Happy April!  Finally spring is here in my part of the country – I hope it is for you as well.  This week, I have a guest post and a challenge for you.  Jennifer Richwine is a blogger at richandwine.blogspot.com/, an integral part of a well-known … Continue Reading →


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Spring… Is It Really You? How to Reinvigorate

We’ve passed the 21st of March!  How did you fare through this winter?  Depending on where you are located, this was a winter for the record books.  We had more snow days than I can remember in a long time and record breaking cold temperatures. … Continue Reading →


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30 Days to Feeling Fit: How Did It Go?

I joined a group of women for a “30 days to feeling fit” adventure from about mid-January to mid-February.  I picked this time of year since we’re all reeling from our holiday eating and since our bodies have a tendency to pack on the fat … Continue Reading →


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First time ever – Everyday Health & Wellness Conference in VA! (with discount!)

I find it interesting that many of us talk a lot about wanting to be healthier but when it comes time to take action, we hesitate.  We may not show up at the class or workout we had planned to attend.  We like the idea … Continue Reading →


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The Problem is Sugar, Not Fat

Today is Super Bowl Day and in the USA many of us will be chowing down on all kinds of salty and sugary appetizers, snacks, and desserts.  Moderation is key in our day-to-day lives, but there are some small (or big) changes that we can … Continue Reading →


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5:30 a.m… What? Starting the Day Right

Happy New Year!  I took a few weeks’ break from blogging and I really did feel it tugging at my mind.  I wanted to come back here and communicate more regularly.  Life, holidays, family, and a rapidly growing business kept me otherwise occupied, however, and … Continue Reading →


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A Special Offer from StayAtHand

About a week ago I had the privilege of meeting the creative and marketing team who developed a new hotel booking app, StayAtHand.  Bloggers, small business owners and mompreneurs in the DC metro area tend to have each others’ backs and support each other.  Here … Continue Reading →


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Favorite Blog Post this Week: Why Exercise? If You’re Working Towards the Skinny Jeans… Stop.

A friend of mine shared a great blog post with me today and I couldn’t help but share it with all of you.  I’m all about detoxing our lives – physically and mentally – and this writer has the perfect perspective on exercise, in my … Continue Reading →


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Count Your Blessings: How to Recognize How Far You’ve Come

We all have our down days and our days when we wonder if we’ve really accomplished anything lately.  I’m writing this post a week before Thanksgiving, and the idea of giving thanks caused me to pause and wonder how we can switch our thinking out … Continue Reading →