A letter to my daughter: When you see me crying, it’s not you

A letter to my daughter: When you see me crying, it’s not you

My sweet girl, We’ve discussed “the sickness.” We’ve played games of counting how many steps equates to standing six feet from the wall. We’ve had fun choosing fabric for your special masks that help you avoid passing “the sickness” to someone else. I’ve lovingly looked you in the eyes and told you that “the sickness” [...]

Thrive Thirty! A Brief Introduction

Thrive Thirty! A Brief Introduction

Lately I have been thinking about how to bring more value to my audience. Most of my followers (over 2k on this blog and 9k on the Gram!) are moms who are athletic. I kept going through ideas in my head about what content I can produce that is easy to understand, implement, and share... [...]

Derailed And Pissed – Handling Unexpected Changes In Training

Derailed And Pissed – Handling Unexpected Changes In Training

We are in the heat of spring race training. Today is the last day of February (THANK GOD...also, Punxsutawney Phil, I want my money back), and most of us start ramping up our mileage in mid-march/early-april. As a mom of three living in Northeast Ohio, I'm no stranger to germs and the frustration that comes [...]

You Spelled “Intentional” Wrong: A Case For Redefining “Working Mom”

You Spelled “Intentional” Wrong: A Case For Redefining “Working Mom”

First, can you tell I am back in an academic setting? When titles of blog entries include the words "a case for," it should be obvious that my head is stuck in research in some kind of way. Anyway... Lately, I have thought a lot about this whole "working mom" thing and how it's often [...]