6 Ways to Make Running More Fun

6 Ways to Make Running More Fun

Running can be a great activity for your health. If you are looking for a way to lose weight, increase your endurance, or get your heart pumping, putting your feet to the road may be the easiest and cheapest way to see results. Unfortunately, running can become a chore for some people. Read the six ways to make running more fun below. Then, grab your running shoes and get ready to have a … [Read more...]

Fluffy Bunny & Just How Much Great Wolf Lodge Cares about their Guests

Great Wolf Lodge Bear

Earlier in March, the family and I set off for a weekend at Great Wolf Lodge. It's likely you already know about the press trip, since I tweeted and instagramed it. I also wrote a post on the resort's delicious food. I also have to share what may be the best experience I have ever had at any hotel, resort, attraction, what have you. During our visit to Great Wolf Lodge, we found out about a … [Read more...]

5 Playground Safety Tips for Kids

5 Playground Safety Tips for Kids

With it warming up, our boys have been spending more time at the local playground. Since the oldest is 4 1/2, we have been talking to him more about playground safety. He's old enough to play with less supervision (please note that I said "with less", and not "without" -- children should always have adult supervision at the playground!) but we need him to know the rules. Below are five of the … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Choosing the Best Running Shoes

5 Tips to Choosing the Best Running Shoes

After visiting Road Runner Sports last week, I learned a lot about choosing the best running shoes. The pair I went home with have been very lightweight on my feet, and there is no pain and discomfort after my walk/jog sessions. As an ambassador on the Road Runner Sports Running Buddies Team, I participated in the Shoe Dog fitting and received a pair of shoes, socks, and custom insoles in order … [Read more...]

New Kohl’s Cares Disney Pixar Plush & Book Collection

Kohls Cares Disney Pixar Collection

Ever been to a Kohl's department store and noticed the books and stuffed animals up near the registers. Those are for sale as part of the Kohl's Cares program. 100% of the net profit made with the collections for sale support children's health and education initiatives nationwide. We received complementary products for this post. My two boys have several plushes and books that have been … [Read more...]

Getting a Shoe Dog Fitting at Road Runner Sports

3D Paw Reader

Over the weekend, I was invited to my local Road Runner Sports for a free Shoe Dog fitting and new shoes and accessories. I was greeted by Kristina, the store manager and very knowledgeable Shoe Fit Expert, as soon as I walked through the door. As an ambassador on the Road Runner Sports Running Buddies Team, I participated in the Shoe Dog fitting and received a pair of shoes, socks, and custom … [Read more...]