With Christmas just around the corner and gift-giving season in full swing, what parent doesn’t want to make their child’s wish list come true?
Remember though, when it comes to kids, gifts and gadgets, moderation and discipline are truly the gifts that keep on giving.
Smartphones, tablets, laptops, televisions… Like it or not, expensive technology isn’t just for adults anymore, and with the level of technology available at the fingertips of children and adults alike, it’s easy…Continue
Posted on December 20, 2016 at 4:33pm
It doesn’t matter if you’re a mother, an athlete, both, or neither. To perform at our best every day, no matter what we do, we need to reserve time for recovery.
Adequate rest and healthy sleep every night are essential to maintaining peak performance. It’s recommended that kids get between 9 and 11 hours of sleep per night. For adults, it’s somewhere between 7 and 9 hours.
I say, be in tune with your body and what it needs; maybe that’s six hours a night, maybe it’s 10.…Continue
Posted on December 2, 2016 at 11:25am
Okay… deep breaths.
Life is stressful. Every day, it feels like we’re getting pulled in all possible directions, overwhelmed with things to do, people to see, and places to be. And before you know it, your entire day feels like complete chaos.
Just remember… deep breaths.
Understanding and managing stress is so important, but it takes work. Whether it’s physical wear-and-tear or emotionally draining mental stress, awareness is key. Why are you stressed? Although…Continue
Posted on November 9, 2016 at 4:00pm
If I’ve learned anything on my journey as a mother, an athlete, and a woman, it’s this: Life isn’t always fair. There are highs and there are lows. There are things you can’t control. Accept those things, and empower yourself with what you can control.
When life is hard, how you react is up to you. What matters isn’t that you got knocked down, what matters is how you bounce back.
For me, the most important factors for staying happy, healthy, and resilient have been focus and a…Continue
Posted on October 5, 2016 at 9:39am