Teenagers and Online Safety Tips

Most of you know that in addition to parenting three littles, I am a Middle School Teacher! When I first started teaching middle school, my principal and I sat down and created a mandatory class that all our 7th and 8th graders would take on technology, where we focused on safety! Of course, as a ….

Traveling Carry On (Why you should and How to do it!)

Packing for vacation is a stressful endeavor. What will you NEED? Will you find time to work out? Do you need something fancy or can you make due with only casual? What if it rains the whole time? Inevitably, all of these questions will lead to over packing. A large suitcase full to the brim ….

How to Get Things Done Even When You Don’t Feel Like It

Have you ever woken up and wished you could go back to sleep?  Maybe you feel this way often.  How do you plunge through your routines even when you don’t feel like it? I am all about having routines, but I also believe that sometimes you just have to move around those routines in order ….

Top 10 Sources of Plant Based Protein

Plant based protein can be hard to come by. It is an essential element for the proper function of a healthy body. Not only that, but it can be found in plentiful amounts from plant based sources. Protein is pretty powerful. It boasts benefits to virtually every single part of your body. Every single cell ….

How I Work Out

Hey guys! Long time no talk. I’ve been caught up in school and living life where I haven’t had the time nor motivation to blog. But here’s an update! Everything is well, I have my up and down days, I’m a normal human bring, blah blah blah. Nothing new there. 😉 My outlet and world ….

3 Reasons to Put Down the Running Shoes and Pick Up the Weights

I know many women hear the word “weights” and automatically think of an overly built-up, macho woman who could crush a walnut with her massive quads. They think that lifting weights will make them “look like a man” and they will lose their feminine curves. I get it – I do. That was actually my ….

5 Nutrition No Nos for Teens to Avoid

When I was a teenager, I know I did not have the best diet.  I drank tons of Mt. Dew, ate fast food, and was a bit of a junk food vegetarian. These are habits that make me cringe as a registered dietitian and as a mom of future teenagers.  But now I have the ….

Best Adjustable Dumbbells for 2020

If you have only a little space for workouts at home, you are not alone. The right and smart solution are in your case Adjustable dumbbells or adjustable weight dumbbells. Adjustable weight dumbbells are very handy especially when your space for exercise is small.They are many types of dumbbells and the question you are asking ….

5 Winter Running Rules I Live By

Memphis was voted the #4 most dangerous city in America by Forbes Magazine. Comforting, right? Safety is something that I’ve learned to not take lightly and over this past year, I’ve developed 5 golden rules used to keep myself safe and running throughout the winter. If you haven’t picked up on this by now, I have ….

The Benefits of Gelatin + Homemade Grape Jello

Hey, come in close. I’ve got a secret to tell you. Do you want rock hard nails and beautiful hair? Do you want to increase the elasticity in your skin? Do you want strong bones and joints? Do you want a natural digestive aid? Well, I’ve got something that will give you all that and ….