Category Archives: Kids

Do as I say, not as I do? Set a good example for kids instead

This is one confident new bicyclist! (youtube.com)

Maybe you’ve seen the viral video posted on YouTube – it’s of a boy who rode his bike by himself for the first time.

He struggles for how to describe it.

“I feel… I feel… I feel… I feel… I feel happy of myself,” he exclaims. Continue reading

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Kiddo’s crash, road rash and burn on Bike the Drive

Today we kicked off what we had hoped would become an annual family tradition of biking along Lake Shore Drive. We never dreamed it’d end up with a crash and the little one saying she never wants to bike again. Continue reading

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A runner is born. The wee one tried running, loved it. (Let’s be careful!)

Running is something kids do when they play. Why not run for fun and exercise? (flickr.com, lulumon athletica, creative commons license)

Sometimes when the BF’s daughter is with him for the weekend, we trade off when it comes to our work outs. I’ll work out Saturday, and he’ll work out Sunday, for instance.

Well, today, since it was his turn and he wanted to do a long ride, I took the wee one to family swim at the gym for a couple of hours. Then, she wanted to go for a run, she said. Continue reading

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