They were so right when they said it's harder to stay in shape the older you get! The fact is our muscle mass naturally decreases with age due to hormonal changes, lack of exercise and inadequate protein intake, to name a few. As women we tend to place our personal needs on the back burner while raising our families. Then the time comes when we want to refocus on our fitness, but we may be disappointed with our progress. Good news is it is not a lost cause. Fitness over 40 can be a little … [Read More...]
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When Life Gets In The Way Have you ever been on a roll where everything is going great? You are succeeding at reaching your goals. You feel balanced in life. Then life itself gets in the way. It sneaks in and slowly distracts you from those goals. You feel like you've lost control. Life isn't so smooth and balanced anymore. I think we've all been there a time or two. Life doesn't always go as planned. I'm a detail and task oriented kind of personality. I don't take it lightly when things … [Read More...]
The time has come to prepare your child for living in a dorm at college. There are many college dorm checklists available for reference. These lists can be extensive and overwhelming financially. What do you really need to buy? What can you skip? Summer 2016 was my introduction to this fun and emotional time. I was so excited for my daughter to spread her wings, yet worried about her survival without me. The thought of her leaving our little nest would bring an instant tear to my … [Read More...]
College Care Packages It's time to put together the first college care package for your college student. Whether it's your child, grandchild, niece, nephew, sibling or friend, everyone loves to … [Read More...]
You Moved Your First Child To College Tears rolled uncontrollably down my face as we drove away. We just moved our daughter to the University of Arizona for her Freshmen year. Turning my back to walk … [Read More...]