Consistence + Friends = Happiness!

Ski trip Parenting Tip: Bring Friends along in challenging situations

I grew up skiing so weekend trips to the mountains were important to me. My daughter was not so inclined to deal with uncomfortable ski boots and cold weather.  There was a lot of whining.  I was frustrated, but not willing to give up the outdoor fresh air, or challenging her to master something difficult [...]

Wildflower Triathlon at Lake San Antonio ROCKS!

Debbie Markham finishes Wildflower Mountain Bike Triathlon - May 5, 2012

Wildflower Triathlon has tempted me for 10 years, but this year a friend won an entry and gave it to me!  Since it’s $100 to enter, “free” was the push I needed to actually sign up.  Turns out they have a sprint distance Mountain Bike Tri – perfect since I hadn’t trained much and my [...]

[VIDEO] Have fun along the way of being responsible – unload the dishwasher on your tippy toes!

Sheep on Tippy Toes

I felt annoyance building as I unloaded the dishwasher for the forth time this week. Luckily (or maybe because I’ve been trying to train my brain for 15 years to recognize my feelings and consciously redirect negative ones, that I’m actually sensing them more) I had an ah-ha moment as I remembered how to sprinkle [...]

[VIDEO] Easy Home Workouts for Busy Women

Once again, after editing photos for clients & videos of myself, I only had an hour until school pick-up time! I’d foolishly convinced myself to work for just 2 hours after i dropped them off, then workout.  5 hours later I had to get out of my office…nothing like ‘forgetting to pick up your child’ [...]