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Doing the Right Thing character children family life goals habits inspiration parenting values Jun 24, 2011

I just finished a bike ride around Colorado and our group often camped at schools. At one of the school cafeterias there was a big sign that said, DO THE RIGHT THING". What a simple message but what a difference it makes to reflect if our thoughts and actions are leading us to do the right thing....

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Triathlon for Youth: A Vehicle for Parents to Give Children Athletic Success build muscle character exercise parenting sports values Jun 16, 2011

I recently expanded my USAT Level 1 certification to include a Youth Specialization and have started two youth teams in my area. At the training they emphasized that nine out of ten cyclists do not wear a properly fitting helmet. I found that to be true of these new triathletes so I wanted to...

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3 Areas to Reflect on after Mother's Day character children family life fun habits holidays inspiration mental health parenting selfcare support values working moms May 08, 2011

It is very common for people to reassess their lives around New year's Day. After basking in the love and appreciation shown on Mother's Day, I propose that moms everywhere use it as an opportunity to reflect on their parenting and to identify any special needs their children might have....

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Childhood Obesity Spreads to Infants and Toddlers children diet exercise family fitness goals May 01, 2011

It feels very 21st century to be blogging from an aircraft. I'm returning from Duathlon National which was held in a beautiful venue in Oro Valley, AZ. A highlight was watching an 84 year old gentlemen on the podium and realizing that the overall winner was for the first time 40 years old and he...

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5 Strategies Moms Needs to Lose Weight and Stay in Shape build muscle character diet exercise fat loss fitness goals habits parenting values weight loss working moms Apr 27, 2011

Last night I spoke to a young mom who showed up at my weight loss seminar. She told me that she had been doing the same thing with her diet and exercise program for the past two years. The first year she lost an amazing 40 pounds and she could be proud of that. However, the second year she lost...

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