Parenting

Running Out of Gas

Running Out of Gas

The last two months have been a practice of going inward and reflecting on everything from career, parenting, running, and…

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Adventure Mamas Must Adapt

Adventure Mamas Must Adapt

Day-pack stocked with provisions, water bottles filled, sunscreen on, hats, helmets, Xtracycle loaded, scooter in too! Adventure is on for…

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Eleven

Eleven

Eleven. My first born son is eleven years old. Everyone says it goes by so fast. That statement always makes…

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Ultra Running to Ultra Moving

Ultra Running to Ultra Moving

Communities exist that are centered around being active outdoors, in nature, everyday.  I have longed to move our family away…

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Selfies in London (with Friends) Day Two

Selfies in London (with Friends) Day Two

Today's selfie infused run (that started out as six miles for me and ended in eleven miles) was joined by…

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The Organized Circus

The Organized Circus

The "organized circus" is a phrase I recently used with a friend inquiring about how things were going.  This means…

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Mother’s Days. Adventures Are On!

Mother’s Days. Adventures Are On!

Mother's Day doesn't seem right unless I am on the Northern California Coastline unplugged and with my dudes soaking up…

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Three Principles to Rethinking the Workout to Get It Done

Three Principles to Rethinking the Workout to Get It Done

I have four full-time jobs.  I am mom to two beautiful boys, I am in a committed relationship, and I…

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At the Dentist

At the Dentist

A funny, and not so fun, thing happens when I take my kids to those dentist appointments where they put…

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Sitting Still Sitting Still

Sitting Still Sitting Still

In the book It Is Hard to Be Five  there is a part in the story where this five year old…

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Endurance Mamas

Endurance Mamas

My bib number is in hand. My clothes, race food & hydration, logistics to getting to the starting line are…

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A Time for Comfort Food & Running

A Time for Comfort Food & Running

The smell of fresh baked, oatmeal, chocolate chip cookies wafted through the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) every afternoon at…

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Crash-course Introduction to the Uncertainty of Parenthood

Crash-course Introduction to the Uncertainty of Parenthood

Ten years ago today my first son Eric, was born.  That day was a crash-course introduction to faith, hope, and…

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Head Lice and a Boston Marathon Finish

Head Lice and a Boston Marathon Finish

When doubt set it in that I might not have the wear-with-all to run the Boston Marathon last April, one…

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A Story of Supply and Demand

A Story of Supply and Demand

There is no doubt that breastfeeding is the best nourishment for your baby. My own son, now a healthy and…

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