Category: Parenting and running

A 2nd chance — cross-country training

A 2nd chance — cross-country training

There are voices in my head. You may have heard them too. They say things like: "You're too old to play chase with your kids." "You had too many kids to wear that in public." "You are never able to finish a project. Why try to (Insert something you really want to do)?" "How are … Continue reading A 2nd chance — cross-country training

Getting a future scientist to #optoutside

Getting a future scientist to #optoutside

Today, Mountain Kid 2 turns 9. He was the biggest baby out of the three, almost 10 pounds. As of now, he's the middle kid, in between his older sister and young brother in height. But he has the one with the biggest heart. (He'll tell you he has a dark heart.) I knew he … Continue reading Getting a future scientist to #optoutside

A new practice

Mountain Kid 1 and I are embarking on a different kind of training this summer. This upcoming school year, she'll be old enough to participate in school sports. So we're getting ready for fall cross-country season. I've put the zombie apocalypse training to a different course, concentrating more on running. Instead of detailing our training … Continue reading A new practice