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  This has been one of the best summers in my life. I've spent days watching my kids make lasting memories at camp and many hours poolside as they learn how to swim. However, one thing that has suffered this summer though is my fitness and health goals. Less time at the moms group in CrossFit and more time at the pool snack bar this summer means I need to get back on track.   Last … [Read more...]

Why you should join a team for your next Spartan Race

Last weekend, I ran the Spartan Sprint in Amesbury, MA. It was my third Spartan and the first time I *truly* ran with a team. For the first two races I ran with a team but we weren't a team besides the matching shirts and carpooling to the race. Everyone had their own goals and once we passed the start line, racers scattered and we met up afterwards for a post-race beer and to laugh about our … [Read more...]

Summer Stages of Life

I love summer. Some of my fondest childhood memories are summer days filled with early morning swim practice, tennis camp then more swim practice. When I became a high schooler, summers were spent at the barn and horse shows until I moved away to college and summers became a blur of moving back in with my parents and catching up with old friends. I was a nanny to twins in the morning while their … [Read more...]

BOKS Active Kids Day: fun for the entire family

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Reebok. Fitness is a top priority for my family so I was thrilled to attend the third annual BOKS Active Kids Day last weekend at the Reebok Headquarters in Canton, MA. Have you heard about the BOKS program yet? BOKS stands for: Build Our Kids' Success and is a before-school physical activity program designed to jump start kids' … [Read more...]

Throwing it back with a Thankful Thursday

I always try to practice a life of gratitude and Thankful Thursdays is a good time to put it out there. I saw something in my news feed this morning which was a great reminder of choosing to live a happy life: There is so much to be thankful for, but I'd like to call out a few things this week: My sister Carelee, who visited this week from Georgia. Even though we may be 19 years apart in … [Read more...]