My neighbors regularly ask me how I get my son to eat healthy foods. "My kids just won't eat vegetables! How do you get your son to eat them?" They are also surprised to find that my son eats a variety of foods that many American children don't eat, including foods from India, Mexico, Thailand, ...
Since my youngest two children were born, I’ve been a stay at home mom. I had difficulty fitting in work outs when I was with the kids during the day, and after the kids were in bed, I was usually too tired to want to work out. At that point, all I wanted to do … … Continue reading
Then When I was a girl I had to wear dresses to school. Even when it was cold, you had to wear a dress or skirt – just put your pants on underneath it! Sweat was frowned upon, don’t run, you’ll sweat. Don’t play sports, you’ll sweat. Don’t work at some manual labor, you’ll sweat. We took Home … … Continue reading
At 65, I’ve seen and done a lot of things. Like most, I have developed routines over the years and like some, at times have gotten stuck in those routines. Everyone has a personal world in which they live. You get up, have your coffee, hop on the bus, get to work and then come home. … … Continue reading
When many people picture exercise, they usually picture lifting weights at the gym, going for a run, or fitness bootcamp. These are all great and valid ways of exercising and getting in a good workout, but they are not the only ways to get in shape and stay fit. I have tried many a workout program; bootcamp, … … Continue reading
A few weeks ago I wrote about why I would not be attending my best friend’s bachelorette party, citing the exorbitant cost of participation and my limited resources for such discretionary expenses. In response to the article, the concept of a “Friendship Tax” was introduced to me. Just like there’s a cost of doing business, there’s a … … Continue reading