Mom, Get Off the Couch!

By: Christine Cox, The Choosy Mommy   ...more

Happy Birthday (#2) to Me!

I’ve told the story a million and a half times, but it bears repeating because it's essential in understanding who am I today. It is essential in understanding why I refuse to keep any of my story to myself....more

Maven Women's Healthcare App

Do you use mobile apps to order food from a restaurant, to pay for your Starbucks or to keep track of how many calories you consumed for the day?  Whether you do or don't, there is no denying that in today's world, mobile apps can offer convenience and can be an extra hand to help you out in multiple ways.  Now, there are also mobile apps to conveniently speak with a health care professional when physically visiting the doctor's office can be inconvenient.  Mobile apps like Maven is an excellent way to get answers you need by medical professionals when you do not necessarily ...more

Local San Diego Review: Hiking in the Cleveland National Forest

A mere 60 miles from San Diego lies the Cleveland National Forest, a playground for hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders, and backpackers. We recently spent 2 nights at the Laguna campground (checkout my review) and hiked various trails in the area....more

24 Hour Day: Getting Ready 2 hours

3 Ways You Are Sabotaging Your Dreams

Something inside of you is saying that you want more…that you have more to offer the world. But, the thing is, it just stays there—sitting stagnantly inside that head, that heart, that gut of yours…Why?Here are three ways you may be sabotaging your dreams:...more

Nutritious Smoothies to Start Your Day

There is no doubt that starting your day by doing something healthy for your body, not only makes you feel good, but it leads to you making healthy choices throughout the day. One of the best ways to start your day on a healthy note is to drink your morning meal in the form of a smoothie. They are also great for an afternoon pick-me-up snack, or sometimes, as an alternative for a calorie-heavy dessert because there are so many different “recipes” to make your smoothies that meet your dietary needs....more

Running -- The Cheap Sport??

I used to think that running was the sport that required little monetary investment. All you need is a pair of shoes and an open road. Right?Wrong. Oh so wrong....more