You probably thought I was going to list cycling essential tools like a pump or tire irons to change a flat, a helmet to keep me safe, or maybe gloves to prevent blisters. While those are definitely nice to have, and I have occasionally gone on a long trip with all of them – they are not the three things that I never leave home without. Continue reading 3 Cycling Essentials You Should Never be Without
Giving Children Independence
Children learn how to make decisions and develop their own good judgement when you give them the freedom and independence to do so. Letting go of the reins to let them do this – while keeping them in a safe environment – is always a challenge for parents and grandparents.
We want them to learn about the world on their own and to handle awkward or challenging situations. We also want them to be safe and to feel protected. How do we balance these two needs?
The Health Benefits of Yoga
If you ever wondered whether yoga is really exercise – try doing it after an injury or an extended lay-off – and you will know for sure. Every time that I do yoga, I know that I am both stretching and strengthening my muscles. But when I haven’t done it for a while, I feel it even more in my achy muscles. Continue reading The Health Benefits of Yoga
5 Reasons Why I Love Yoga
There are five primary reasons that I love going to yoga class as part of my weekly fitness regime… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why I Love Yoga