My first baby was born smack in the middle of summer (and I was living in an apartment with no air-conditioning).
At the time, I didn’t even consider using a summer-inspired name, but now, as summer takes the stage, I’m loving the idea of a name that reflects this sunny time of year:
So you had a baby, and wanted to keep (or start!) running.
You bought a jogging stroller and now you’re ready to hit the road.
When my daughter was about 18 months, I started doing a run most mornings with a couple of other moms in my neighborhood. We’d all push our strollers, and we all got pretty good at keeping everyone happy during our four-mile loop.
Here are some tips that have helped me when my toddler wasn’t necessarily that thrilled:
Staying home with kids isn’t for wimps. It can be really exhausting, even though there are lots of rewards too.
I know it’s important to keep myself functioning at a high level so I can keep up with my energetic little girls. Here are 10 ways I keep things running smoothly for me and my family. Some are big and others are just little things that make a big difference for me: