Tagged with Family

A Body in Motion Stays in Motion

A Body in Motion Stays in Motion

A couple of times each summer I get a brief taste of what life would be like without kids. In between soccer and basketball and outer space and music camps, they enjoy some time at one of the most popular camps ever: Camp Nana! I am lucky enough that my mother lives only 30 minutes away and … Continue reading

Race Recap: The Run for the Cure

Race Recap: The Run for the Cure

Earlier this month, we ran one of our favourite races – and one of the select few that make our race calendar every year: the CIBC Run for the Cure with K.Lo’s Krew. K.Lo’s Krew is a team I created last year for my friend and colleague, Karen, when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. … Continue reading

The Best $10 Ever Spent

The Best $10 Ever Spent

One of the reasons it took me so long to begin running was that I was a pro at making excuses.  “There isn’t enough time in the day.” “I’m too tired.” “There is still so much ____________ to do! (fill in the blank with any of the following: groceries, laundry, homework, cooking, cleaning).” “There is no way … Continue reading

Race Recap: Sydenham Lakeside 2K Kids Run

Race Recap: Sydenham Lakeside 2K Kids Run

Every year around this time, I find myself confronted by a Situation. It is not a Situation I like. In fact, it is a Situation I would really rather avoid. It involves candles and wishes and the changing of numbers. Ahem. Last year, when the Situation appeared, I had a plan. Because you see, you … Continue reading

Little Princess On The Run

Little Princess On The Run

Our girls have always been our top priority when it comes to running. A look for in any race is that it is family friendly. If there are kids races, then that is a special bonus. When we were planning to run the Disney Princess Half Marathon 2013, the girls definitely wanted to be included … Continue reading

Heartbreak beyond Heartbreak Hill

Heartbreak beyond Heartbreak Hill

I have never run a marathon, let alone tried to qualify for Boston. I was not in Boston today, nor were any of my friends. And yet, my heart breaks for the events that unfolded there today. I feel shaken. I feel angry. I feel as if my close friends were attacked. I feel as … Continue reading

RunDisney Kids Races

RunDisney Kids Races

It gives me great pleasure to introduce our first guest blogger…my oldest daughter, Paige! Both of my little princesses on the run participated in the Kids Races, as did Princess Alana’s wee ones. Between us, our daughters span the ages of 2-8 years old which covered off three different race categories: 400M, 200M, and 100M … Continue reading

The Next Leg of the Race: New Goals

The Next Leg of the Race: New Goals

It has been a whirlwind couple of weeks since attaining our goal of running Disney’s Princess Half-Marathon.  After catching up on sleep and laundry and work, both Jodi and I ached to see each other.  Thus, a Princess Summit was called!  We met to recap our Disney race and dream our next dream…Phase 2 of Project 2 … Continue reading