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October 2014

Death by Perspiration

I killed my iPhone with my own sweat. It happened while we were in Yosemite, which is a pretty decent place for an electronic device to spend its last days. So, you’re welcome iPhone. Here’s what happened: Isaac, the Bodenettes and…

Forget Running On Empty

The past few weeks have been almost non-stop fun. Since the first weekend of October, I have resembled more of a middle-class jet setter than the middle-class stay at home mama I really am. And it has been wonderful. I’ve…

Friday with Yoga Joes

Dan Abramson, the founder of Brogamats, created these “Peaceful action figures designed to inspire children, men, and military veterans to try yoga.” He also hopes we think they’re hilarious. Well, they sure make me smile. As does Dan’s reason for starting…

5 Fitness Tips For Busy Moms

It’s Monday morning and I’m sitting by a campfire in the Sierras with my crew. The leaves have turned and are falling all around us. The Bodenettes continue to impress us with their mountain women instincts – Reece’s has…

Feed Your Children Well (but how?)

Have you ever fed a toddler breakfast/lunch/dinner? Man, it’s a wild ordeal. At themes, the mere presence of nutritious food insights disorderly conduct. Because, how dare you put a tomato on my plate?! What about ice cream? Have you ever given a…

Happy Campers: What is your favorite camping meal?

My family likes to celebrate Fall with a camping trip or two. We’re headed to the Sierras this weekend and I am so excited! As all campers know, abundant food makes for happy campers. So, the Bodies don’t mess around when it comes…

Weekend Memories and Monday Vibes

It was a weekend for the record books. Isaac and I drove up the coast on Friday, jettisoning our kids along the way with Grandma and Grandpa. We landed in Avila Beach to stay the weekend with family. The…

Friday with U2

Just when I thought they couldn’t get any cooler, U2 releases an album and gives it away for free. Songs of Innocence has been playing on repeat in my house (and my head) this week. I love it. Download your…

Running Social

I love running with my friends and family. It’s a great way to hang out – it’s free, fun and active. Back in the day, I used to pretend that I enjoyed running with others. But really, it made me very…