#momsquad updates

Rocky Balboa, I'm coming for ya!

Jul 15, 2019

A few months ago, I started boxing. 

Whoa.

Let’s just say Rocky Balboa made it look easy.

It was categorically NOT easy. Quite the opposite.

Learning boxing was hard.

Everything...

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Healing My Gut

Jul 08, 2019

A healthy gut. It's necessary for long-term optimal health.

A few years ago, I was diagnosed - in the early stages - to have Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, an autoimmune disorder where the immune...

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Learnings from a recent staycation

Jul 01, 2019

I remember enjoying staycations as a child. They offered freedom to do the things I wanted (I didn't just stay home and clean my room - I would go out and play with friends, mess around in...

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Are you reflecting?

Jun 24, 2019

This has been a week of reflection. 

As school winds down for the year, I’ve been marveling at how much has happened over the course of the past twelve months.

One year ago this...

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Who knew a picnic could be this good?

Jun 17, 2019

Lately, we’ve been having a picnic dinner at the beach on Wednesday evenings. Alex took the children a few weeks back - I was away at the time and he wanted to shake things up -...

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Need a summer list?

Jun 10, 2019

I’ve got a thing for lists. Both making them and consuming any “best of” list. 

Psychologists say one of the many reasons our brains love lists is because of their...

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The little bigs

Jun 02, 2019

All four of us flew to Philadelphia for a family milestone event. We caught up with those longest-lasting relationships, created new heartwarming memories with the younger generation and met the...

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Free throws with my son, part 2

May 22, 2019

This is part 2 of 2. To read the full post from last week, click here.

To summarize, basketball reigns supreme at Casa Vulakh and my 9 year-old son was beating himself up during a free throw...

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Lessons learned from shooting hoops, part 1

May 15, 2019

Basketball is popular in our household, both to watch and play. Both children were on teams this winter and became acutely aware of how important free throws are to winning games.

We’ve been...

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Are you letting yourself off the hook?

Jan 25, 2019

In some circles, it’s become a thing to purposefully disregard New Year’s Day as the starting point for resolutions and intentionally begin on February 1.

The theory being, January...

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