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12 Weeks to the Seattle Spartan Super ~ A Mom’s Journey

a mom's journey to the spartan trifecta, mom life optimized, fit at 40, spartan race

On one hand 12 weeks seems like a long time away and then the panic sets in and I’m telling myself, “I am nowhere near ready for a Spartan Race, much less a Spartan Super!!”   It’s more of a stress test to create overall stronger people. Everyday life is full of difficult obstacles. How…

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Help Improve Your Child’s Social Life

Help Improve the Social Life Of Your Child

The social life your child has is a hugely important and central part of their well-being in their young life, and as such it is something that you should hope to encourage them in as best as you can. The more of a social life they have, the more able they will be to be…

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4 Things You Must Make Time For When You Are Expecting

4 Things You Must Make Time For When you are expecting

Finding out that you are expecting a baby is a big deal. Not only will you be experiencing joy, you’ll be wondering what the next nine months have in store for you and what childbirth has in store for you. It’s a time of rushing emotions and hormones and it’s also a time to sit…

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Countdown to the Seattle Spartan Super Obstacle Race

a moms journey to complete the Spartan Trifecta, mom life, mom life optimized, spartan super, spartan obstacles

14 Weeks to Go It’s been a week since I made the decision to complete a Spartan Trifecta in 2019!  I made the final decision with the support and encouragment of my husband on December 31st, 2018 just before midnight as we were sitting on the couch watching the ball drop. I hit that purchase…

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Let’s Do This – My Spartan Journey Begins

preparing for a spartan trifecta, spartan race, a mother's journey

Last year my husband completed the Spartan Trifecta. What does that mean?? Well, early in 2018 a couple of his military buds got together and trained to run the Spartan Super in Seattle, WA. This race is anywhere from 8-10 miles and contains 24-28 obstacles. Seriously difficult obstacles. You get wet, cold, muddy, run hills,…

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The Sara Series by Madison – Chapter 3

The Sara Series - The Circus by Madison Follmuth, child author

The Sara Series Chapter Three Tomorrow   “Uhh, our hair is all clean and now we need to get dried off and tucked into bed.” Mrs. Conwell said changing the subject. When Sara was finished being dried off Mrs. Conwell tucked her into bed. “Mom, when is Dad going to be home?” Sara asked. “He…

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Finding the Best Doctor for Your Child

How to find the best doctor for your child, the right pediatrician, Motherly instinct

  Finding the best doctor for your child isn’t always a given and is not easy. Sometimes our motherly instinct can really give us a bad feeling about a person, but we try not to judge and also know we know pretty much nothing about the medical field. Sometimes making this decision is the most…

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The Strongest Family Unit for Your Children

Building a Strong Family despite the distractions of the world

This is something a lot of children growing up in the modern world are missing. The importance of family, and to have that strong family unit just seems to be dipping, and we think things like technology and other distractions are ruling the roost at the minute. Not only that, but being a family in…

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Savvy Side Hustles for Moms

Mom Life Optimized Savvy Side Hustles for Stay At Home Moms, Work from home

In life, there are things that we have to do, and earning money is one of them. It seems that nowadays, both parents have to work to provide for the children. And as the pressure is increasing more on every family, thoughts turn to additional ways to earn a bit of extra cash. But there…

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