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Month: September 2016

Meal Plan – Current Week

Meal Plan – Current Week

Meal planning has been quite a journey for our family.  Like any family, there is a lot to balance and take into consideration when it comes to planning dinners for the family.  Gym nights, date nights, cheat meals, etc. all need to be considered when planning out our week.  After much trial and error we have come up with a system that works for us (in this stage of life – subject to change of course!) Thursday I spend time…

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How we got our 5-year old to eat pretty much anything

How we got our 5-year old to eat pretty much anything

From a young age Graham was an excellent eater. We went with the process of introducing vegetables before fruit, and always gave him a variety. By a year old he was eating ground beef, white fish, scrambled eggs, guacamole, you name it. And he ate WAY more than we thought a child that age should eat (but what did we know – first time parents). But we were happy that we would just give him whatever we were having for…

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Day in the Life – Working Mom’s Edition (9/19/16)

Day in the Life – Working Mom’s Edition (9/19/16)

I absolutely LOVE reading these types of posts on other blogs, and I figure it is also a nice way to remember a glimpse into life with a 5 and 3 year old.  I have a terrible memory. 4:00am – Reagan is calling out from her room.  Luckily she is dreaming and settles back down quickly.  She must have a lot of friends that take her toys from her at school, because she calls out a lot in her sleep…

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Philadelphia Rock n’ Roll Half Marathon 2016 Race Recap

Philadelphia Rock n’ Roll Half Marathon 2016 Race Recap

The half-marathon distance (13.1 miles) has been a favorite of mine for years. After training for everything from a 5k Turkey Trot to a full marathon (26.2 miles), I have found this race distance to be my body’s “sweet spot.” I have been consistently running 1-2 half marathons a year since my son was 4 months old. I have a running partner whose kids are the same ages as mine, and we have nicknamed ourselves “Moms on a Mission.” Running…

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