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Christmas Gifts for an Active Family

We are getting close to Christmas….. like, reallllll close. It can be hard to know what to get for the active family, or the family that is trying to bump down the grasps of technology and do more outside. This is a short list of the Game Changers in our family, including for my nephews […]

Turning the Elf on His Head

Thanksgiving is over; You made it! As for me, I never even got to enjoy a plate of food or a beverage because I was too busy wrangling an almost 3 yr old and almost 1 yr old in classic Holiday meltdown mode. I actually think I lost weight. So, yeah, that’s my best diet […]

Exercising with Kids: A Quick How to Guide Pt 2

In Part 1, I lined up some basics on exercising with kids and gave you my thoughts on the role of exercise in a family. While it’s important to have a general understanding of your philosophy and a basic idea of how it “should” go, the reality is that you want a workout and you’d […]

BE A WEED: 5 Ways to Survive and Thrive

I LOVE to work in the yard… like, love love love love love it… but, it’s hard to get around to these days with a growing business, that pesky baby, and all the other stuff I have to do. With the kids finally getting a little less needy, I’m slowly catching up on 8 months […]

Veggie Tots

We have our produce box delivered every Thursday to the gym. It’s like Christmas to open it up and see all the beautiful fruits and veggies and herbs! We were looking to mix it up a bit and the boys are definitely at an age where hand-held foods are just so realistic. A client shared […]

Say Good-bye to Stroller Woes

Many professionals in my field of Human Movement frown upon using strollers with kids. They point out that while you exercise, you encourage your kids to sit… and in the worst possible position imaginable, too. I get all of that. But I would argue that losing my sanity would be far more detrimental to my […]

Exercising with Kids: A Quick How to Guide Pt 1

When I give talks and meet with potential clients (or even just run into someone in the grocery store), people give me all sorts of excuses why they just can’t exercise right now. 99% of the time the excuse they give me for why they can’t is actually a reason why they should, and one […]

Help! My kid won’t eat his veggies!!!

Whoaaaa! Take a big deep breath, smooth your feathers, and prepare to go to the dinner table just a little bit calmer tonight…. I don’t know any parent that isn’t familiar with the dinner time struggles. It’s hard enough to prepare a meal and get it on the table. But the coaxing and coercing and […]

Nurtured By Nature- A Breakfast Hike

We are continuously trying to find more and more ways to reconnect with the world around us and step outside of the confines of modern technology. The benefits of time in Nature– you know that thing we did all day, every day for the majority of human existence– are undeniable. If you just close your […]

Haka House Meal Prep- Week 2: Mon-Thur

Here we goooooooo! It’s time to take everything you did this weekend (Part 1 is HERE) and put it into action. You are all prepped to put healthy and delicious meals onto the table for your family this week. Monday Today could NOT be simpler– Rosemary and Lemon Soup!! You have two options: Put it […]

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