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Moving Every Body for Fitness

This post is in cooperation with the #teamNFC program at National Fitness Center. The weight of a hard day shows on dozens of faces.  They hurriedly get changed into workout attire and line up outside the classroom. All ages, shapes, skin colors and sizes of people from all walks of life pour into the well-lit […]

Continue Reading By on August 14, 2017 in family, fitness, well-being, wellness

Just Add Water

This post is in cooperation with the #teamNFC program at National Fitness Center, as part of the #teamNFC program. Waterslides, fountains, lap pools and more provide options for individuals and families are your local fitness center.  The end of May is a time of anticipation for the opening of outdoor pools.  There, adequate sunscreen can […]

Continue Reading By on May 8, 2017 in family, fitness

Chattanooga’s Creative Discovery Museum

My children had been much younger when I first took them to visit the Creative Discovery Museum in Chattanooga.  This spring break, my oldest remembered it as a place she wanted to visit again.  They both remembered the water play area visible from outside, with the expansive climbing maze above it. On this visit, the […]

Continue Reading By on April 15, 2017 in early childhood, East Tennessee, education, family, vacation
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And Life Goes On

You know how complicated life can be, so I hope you’ll understand my belated open letter to you about why this blog has been so quiet over the past year or so. I’m still here, and I’m so glad you are too. I hope life has been treating you well. Have you ever gone through […]

Continue Reading By on December 27, 2016 in family, life, self care, women

Fitness Inspiration In The Water

This post is in cooperation with the #teamNFC program at National Fitness Center. We all want to get or stay fit, feel strong and be happier, don’t we?  Swimming or any exercise in the water offers countless benefits like this. The Centers for Disease Control reports that aquatics can improve your physical as well as […]

Continue Reading By on October 10, 2016 in family, fitness

Summer Family Vacation at Ober Gatlinburg

Thanks to Ober Gatlinburg for hosting our family’s visit! You really haven’t visited the Smokies unless you’ve hiked at least a stretch in the Smokies.  And you really haven’t visited the tourist town of Gatlinburg unless you’ve been to Ober Gatlinburg.  This place offers incredible views of the Great Smoky Mountains next door and Gatlinburg […]

Continue Reading By on July 18, 2016 in Appalachia, family, Smoky Mountains, vacation