The night 250 people gathered in Burlington to watch EMBRACE- a film about the epidemic of body loathing in our culture - and what we can do to change it.
Last summer we took our kids to a waterpark. It was a stinkin' hot day and we had a blast zipping down slides and cooling off in the wave pool. At one point, my husband and the older kids decided to try a toilet-bowl style ride geared for an older crowd, so my littlest and I … Continue reading Embrace
1 Year Later & My Top 10 from 2013
One year ago I sat down and published the very first post on my blog titled "I'm Gonna Look". And I was terrified. I had absolutely no idea about the ins and outs of blogging and I was sharing a very vulnerable piece with an unknown audience. Pretty scary stuff. But I did it. And in pushing … Continue reading 1 Year Later & My Top 10 from 2013
An Open Letter to Youth Competitive Dance
Dear Youth Dance Competition Organizers and Judges, First of all, I would like to start by thanking you for providing a forum for my daughter to express her passion. At 10 years old, she revels in the opportunity to move her body and pour her feelings and creativity into music and movement. Even when she … Continue reading An Open Letter to Youth Competitive Dance
Overcoming My Fear of Bootcamp
The term "bootcamp" never fails to strike fear into my heart. It seems to be such a buzz word lately – fitness bootcamps, parenting bootcamps, diet bootcamps, business bootcamps…..it all sounds so hard-core and intense. I always picture a drill sergeant standing over me pointing out my flaws and demanding that I do 10 more push-ups to atone for … Continue reading Overcoming My Fear of Bootcamp