Tag: running

Vacation?

When is a vacation not always a vacation? When you bring your three children! Vacationing with young children can be a difficult and daunting task. This weekend my family embarked on our first mini-vaca of the season. This was our first official summer vacation with all three girls. We took a long weekend to Cape

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

This year the theme of my Mother’s Day gift guide is Less Blender, More Bling.  Mom can go out and buy her own food processor, but there’s something about treating her to something special, or something totally unexpected.  Something that tells her that she’s not just a mom, but she’s a super fantastic rockstar of a gal and

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Another Mother Runner- Running for Boston

If there is one thing I have learned from the senseless and incomprehensible events that unfolded at this year’s Boston Marathon, it is this- Runners are resilient.  Runners help other runners.  In the face of great tragedy and trauma, runners run on to let the world know that they are unstoppable.  That no matter what you do,

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Building Self-Efficacy

Alternative Title: Why I ran a race I knew I’d lose. I’ve got some serious perfectionistic tendencies when it comes to motherhood. In my head I’m some kind of modern-day working June Cleaver. Nutritious meals cooked daily, family time chock full of wholesome activities, and parties worth re-pinning. Some of that does actually happen…but so

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