Unusual Toys for Toddlers


My kids have too many toys to count. Princess still likes dolls, but she’s mostly into board games and crafts these days. As for her little brother, he prefers unusual toys. Most days you’ll find O with his cars and trucks. In fact, he loves his toys so much that he never goes anywhere without them and…

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3 Tips to Get Through Marathon Training

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As I mentioned in my previous post, I’m training for the half marathon. Even though I spent years running for recreation, preparing for a race like this isn’t quite the same.   I caught the running bug back in high school. I had just graduated and planned to try out for the St. John’s basketball…

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Am I Ready to Run a Half Marathon?


The other day a friend of mine asked me if I’d run a half marathon with her. “Huh?” I asked sarcastically. “Yes,” she replied. I’ve always been a runner, but being a marathon runner is a completely different thing. Needless to say, I was a bit freaked out at the thought of running 13 miles….

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