February Training Update: 2020 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend

February Training Update: 2020 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend

When early registration for the 2020 DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon opened, I immediately registered for the full. I ran it last year, and I was determined to do it again AND beat my time. And then the whole house came down with hand, foot, and mouth disease. The kids got better, but mine lovingly [...]

Dear Girl-In-The-Peloton-Bike-Ad: You’re My People

Dear Girl-In-The-Peloton-Bike-Ad: You’re My People

I've seen and heard a lot of commentary on the new Peloton commercial. I'm sure, by now, you know the one: A thin, attractive woman receives a Peloton bike from her husband. She documents her use of it. After one year, she shows her husband her documentation and says she "didn't know how much it [...]

VIPKid May Not Be As “Mom Friendly” As We Thought (I’d Know; They Just Fired Me).

Alright y'all. You probably haven't seen me say much about teaching at VIPKid lately, and it's because they fired me. Yep -- just like that, they terminated my contract. I brought in seven teachers, taught over 500 classes since May 2019, had a 100% timely feedback rate, and 120 5-apple feedback scores. And YUP, VIPKid [...]

Dear Britax: This Is Where You Went Wrong With The (Very Serious) BOB Gear Safety Hazard

  This is a photo of me after I finished my first timed 5k in April 2015. I had my little sidekick with me - my daughter, who wasn't even two yet - in the BOB Ironman jogging stroller. We enjoyed the race and many miles in this stroller. I purchased it because this single-child [...]