Women’s Strength Class with D1 Training

Women have a dilemma. They want to get “in shape” which typically means “lean and toned” but don’t know how to get there or even what that actually means. The truth is getting “lean and toned” means gaining muscle mass and losing body fat. Fitness magazines and the Internet are filled with the newest plans ... Read More

Home Remedies for Seasonal Depression

SAD or seasonal affective disorder is a depression that is connected to a certain season of the year. Most people are affected in the winter months when there is less sunlight which can upset the body’s internal clock, effecting sleep, and cause the depressing feelings. Some people claim that having nothing to look forward to, ... Read More

It’s Mardi Gras Baby!

If you know anything about us, you know that we look for excuses to theme out a playdate! And Mardi Gras is a good one! Moonpies, optional. Beads, a must! First of all this doesn’t have to be elaborate or expensive. The dollar store is a great resource for Mardi Gras gear and don’t forget ... Read More

Benefits of Outdoor Play

With technology becoming more advanced there are more electronics for kids than ever before. Children prefer to stay inside watching shows or playing games than to explore the great outdoors. The American Academy of Pediatrics suggest 2 hours or less of screen time a day but most children are getting 4 to 6 hours a ... Read More

The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice Trivia Giveaway

Enter a dazzling world of adventure at The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice! Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse on an inspiring walk down memory lane in celebration of magic and family fun. Dory is back with friends Nemo and Marlin from Disney•Pixar’s Finding Dory. Embark on a new ocean adventure as they discover ... Read More

Having Motivation as a Stay at Home Mom

Being a stay at home mom is a huge adventure. That. Never. Ends. There are a ton of good things about being a stay at home mom- like getting all the kisses you want, making sure you child follows the routine YOU want them to follow, and seeing all of your child’s “firsts.” But I ... Read More

Getting A Better Body Image for You and Your Daughter

I think we have all found ourselves standing in front of a mirror and thought-yikes. Bad hair day. Bad skin day. Bad make up day. Bad outfit day. Just a bad day for looking good in any way. I can’t count the number of times I have said all of those things to myself- out ... Read More

Protecting Your Home from Cold Weather

It’s cold. Like, time-for-this-southern-girl-to-consider-moving-further-south, cold. It only takes a quick scroll through your Facebook feed to see that the weather is pretty much what everyone is talking about so far this New Year, and along with it are stories about how they’re having to deal with pipes that burst thanks to the freezing temps. Most ... Read More

Manufacturing Happiness

I’m no “Positive Penny”.  I’m not exactly a pessimist, but I’m not one of those peppy types either.  But this isn’t about me.  Ok, maybe it is. It’s easy to be negative.  It’s easy to assume the worst in people, rather than find out for yourself.  It’s easy to get down about your day, when ... Read More

Winter Car Seat Safety

Winter is a beautiful and dangerous time of year. At least once during the season Alabama will get a snow day that immediately wreaks havoc on our roads. Hills, cars, and ice do not mix. Even without the snow we get a lot of rain responsible for accidents. One of my biggest concerns this time ... Read More