Ride a bike. Extend your life.

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Monday, May 28, 2012


The single best thing you can do for your heart and for your heath is exercise 30 minutes per day – 60 minutes for kids. For the month of June I challenge all of you, including my own family to exercise 30 minutes every single day of the month. Do anything. Just move it. Or lose it. Ride a bike. Extend a life. The life you are saving could be yours.

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The weight on our shoulders.

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Wednesday, May 16, 2012


Every day is a new crisis. And every crisis is just a Google search away from an abundance of complex information that more often than not leaves us paralyzed by indecision. There is a fascinating documentary currently online and on HBO called Weight of the Nation. Watch it. It will make you think about what you put in your mouth and in your kids’ lunch box.

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Social Media for the young at heart

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Wednesday, May 9, 2012


Being an entrapraneur, like being a parent, is a job best left to the young. Sure there are advantages to becoming a parent in middle age. We mature moms (or as certain medical personnel refer to us, geriatric moms) bring experience and wisdom to parenting that makes us more tolerant and patient. We are arguably more financially stable and secure in our careers.

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Can you make your screen time equal movement time?

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Monday, April 30, 2012


What I am talking about is screen time at leisure. How much time do you spend each day on Facebook? Surfing the net? Playing games? How many hours a day do you watch TV?

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Balance #3

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Wednesday, April 25, 2012


What does a balanced life look like? What does it feel like? There is just so much to do everyday it seems impossible not to feel like I’m running on a treadmill from morning to night. I realize that is the nature of life with small children. Their needs are great. They require a huge amount of time and energy. Same for running a business.

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