Goodbye to Mommy Blogging

January 31, 2019 | 12 Comments

Tomorrow’s February. How? Yes, I know, minutes turn into hours, which turn into days, which become years and then decades and sooner than you know it, it is your 40th birthday year and you have two kind-of-big kids. Weird.

I’ve been quiet around here and it’s been for a reason. Things they are a’ changing. I’m going to stop being a parenting blogger, as of today really. I’m just kind of…done with Making Mountains.

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A Fitness Update (It’s Been a While)

January 22, 2019 | 6 Comments
Fitness update January 2019

There’s a tendency for us bloggers to write only about our successes. Those Before/After shots. How we did it, step-by-step. But as in relationships, there is no happily ever after with fitness or health journeys. Our bodies and our minds are constantly in a state of flux and we have to work at them. We go through stages of having more time. And then less time. Happy periods, and then more stressful periods. And this obviously affects our exercise schedules, our health and how we eat. Plus how we feel about ourselves. Continue Reading…

Inspiration, Lifestyle

More of and Less of in 2019

January 6, 2019 | No Comments

This post is inspired by one on A Cup of Jo where Julia Rothman came up with a simple and elegant concept of laying out our wishes for each year. What do you want more of and what do you want less of this year? It’s so much easier to jot these down as they flow into our minds, compared to typical resolutions in sentence form, which feel so formal and tend to be harder to keep. I’m going to tape this list above my desk once it’s written, so I can be reminded of it each day: Continue Reading…