Five Steps to Find Time for Fitness

by Cathy

Find time to exercise

We are all so busy—work, family, household responsibilities. Don’t even get me started on dishes and laundry!! The back-to-school time of year can exacerbate all of it. It seems impossible to find time for fitness, yet you can’t do the things you want to do in your life if you don’t care for yourself and…

Back to School Nutrition for Busy Moms

from Cori

Back to school nutrition for busy moms

With school starting, it seems like mom nutrition really goes one of two ways.  It rarely stays the same. Back to school nutrition for busy moms usually is either: We buckle down and are excited to be back in a routine, to make a plan, and to feel more in control of our eating.  We are more…

A Fitness Mindset Challenge

"Sure, sounds fun!"

Fitness Mindset Mantra

So, indulge me for a moment while I tell a short story.  Yeah, the main character may be me (so boring) but I think that there’s a lesson here you might find helpful (and maybe even fun). The first two things I want to say are: I have been a runner since middle school, but…

Salvage Your Summer Bucket List

It's not too late!

Salvage Summer Bucket List

It’s often been said that the Fourth of July is kind of the middle mark for summer for kids in school and for their moms.  So, with that date just passed, how are you feeling about your time?  Is the term “time management” something that you laugh at?  Is the phrase “summer time management” an oxymoron?…

Guilt-Free Lasagna

Healthy, Kid-Friendly, Veggie-Filled Lasagna Recipe

guilt-free lasagna

Guilt-free lasagna?  Really?  Yes!  The thing is, we have to start looking at food differently.  Food is nourishment, food is fuel!  So, when you look at a big pan of lasagna, it’s time to start asking the right questions, so that you can feel great about eating it, and serving it to your family. My…

“What’s for Dinner?” Here’s Your Answer!

Your Busy Mom Weeknight Menu

Busy mom menu planning

My mission for you:  never again dread the words, “What’s for dinner?”  With this week’s installment of your busy mom weeknight menu, you should feel really good about what you’re making, feel great about being able to get it on the table without stress, and will love watching them eat it!  Happy kids eating lots…

This Week’s Busy Mom Menu

Easy family-friendly meals for your crazy schedule

Busy mom weeknight menu

Friends keep telling me that they loved when I shared our weekly menu, so it’s back!  Here is YOUR busy mom menu!  Remember:  I only share menus I’ve tried and that have been successful with my family, so you can trust that these are family-friendly meals, and will work with picky eaters! Here you go!…