Going Through The Motions

Still smiling

I didn't expect to take such a long hiatus between posts, and I can't even put a lot of blame on being too busy. I have a few posts started and in various stages of completion, and yet I haven't been … [Continue reading...]

Summer’s Here, and Cedar Point Is Waiting For You

Hotel Breakers

Disclosure: I was provided with a complimentary one-night stay and park tickets by Cedar Point. All of the fun was an easy joint endeavor. Can you feel it? Summer is finally here. I can practically … [Continue reading...]

Runs in the Family

Before Mira's first 5k

Part of my motivation to run more was the hope that I'd inspire the kids to want to join in on the activity. When we registered for the Princess Half Marathon weekend races, we signed Cordy and Mira … [Continue reading...]

Using HomeTeamâ„¢ To Stay Connected To Extended Family

My mom lives about an hour from us, which isn't very far away. However, with her busy schedule, there are many times she might as well be in another state. It's often difficult to schedule a time to … [Continue reading...]

The Month of Too Much

Grandma Straley with Cordy and Mira

There are some months that are just so full - of both good and bad - that you want them to be over as quickly as possible, if just to catch your breath and get back to some sense of normalcy. That was … [Continue reading...]

Race Recap – runDisney Princess Enchanted 10k (Part 2)

Race Recap: runDisney's Enchanted 10k

[Note: This is part 2. You can find the first half of my recap in Part 1.] The Race At 5:30am, the Fairy Godmother took the stage with the race announcers, and provided the countdown for the first … [Continue reading...]

Race Recap – runDisney Princess Enchanted 10k (Part 1)

Race Recap: runDisney's Enchanted 10k

[Note: I tried writing this recap as a single post. It was nearly 3000 words. To spare your eyes, I'm breaking it up into two parts.] It was after last year's Disney Social Media Moms … [Continue reading...]