Movement in Mom Life: A Day in the Life

I grew up an athlete. I was a big gymnast and swimmer. I played in other sports like basketball and softball but those were by two big ones that I loved and did for years. After I transitioned out of high school, I didn’t do any college athletics. I took a few classes for fun and PE credits, swing dancing, karate, more swimming, but I did miss the team aspect from the past. After I graduated college and started working full time, my movement life looked like going to the gym before or...

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Tips for Hiking with Children

blog kids motherhood movement Jun 04, 2018

I'm a mom to a million children. Ok, actually 4 boys, but that feels like a million sometimes. I feel like I have gotten quite a bit of practice with hiking with groups of children. These are few things I've learned, some of them the hard way, but I've been willing to take one for the team. You're welcome.

It's spring and we're back in the swing of getting outside more consistently and for longer distances. Our current crew includes 4 kids, ages 3-9 years old. So, here's a few tips for...

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When Hope is Rebellious - How Movement Can Change the World

I believe the world is full of world changers, right in this moment. I see that our culture and world is full of pain, part of that being physical pain. I also know, from personal experience, that pain causes us to disassociate; from specific body parts, from the feeling of pain and discomfort, from others. Chronic pain is even worse, because then you add in a healthy dose of hopelessness and medications with nasty side effects. When I came to find movement as a form of healing and, one might...

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Compassionate Movement for Healing

blog healing hope movement Nov 13, 2017

Several years ago, after the birth of my fourth son, my body was broken. In my search to find answers, I found movement (not exercise, movement). I discovered what it was and how it plays into my life. I read about how we are a sedentary culture. I spent hours on my couch researching. It made so much sense! But it was so hard. On top of my physical issues, I was struggling with hormonal and adrenal issues. I was in the beginning stages of recovering from total adrenal failure, one of my side...

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