Running & Parenting


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Happy 2017 everyone! (Too late to say that?) You might be thinking that you have not heard from me in a while. Well, you would be right. With the holidays and work and a lot of life going on, it…
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Parenting Your Youth Athlete


Psst!  Hey, you!  Parent of a youth sports athlete.  Yes, you.  Um, I don’t know how to say this, but your kid is probably not going to get that big shoe contract you’re thinking about.  Odds are against them even…
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Scissors for Thought


I never gave scissors much thought outside of the occasional “now where did I put those scissors?” They were just another thing lying around the house, mysteriously never in the last place I left them…which may explain why I have so many…
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Letting Your Child Fall

Being a parent is a high-stress job. I mean, if you think about it, you are directly responsible for someone else’s life (and in my case, two lives). It is up to you to make sure that your children are…
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Christmas Through My Toddler’s Eyes


The past two months have been very stressful for me and my family. Without going into specific details, right around the same time we had our son, we had a loss in the family. The loss was devastating to everyone,…
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