The First Woman Pregnant

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The Cult of the Mother Goddess

As we approach the 3rd and final trimester, the countdown begins to baby Sean’s arrival. So far I’ve done precisely nothing to get ready, other than sort and store the beautiful wardrobe handed down to us by our good friends- we won’t have to buy him any clothes until kindergarten, and we are so thankful! […]

Guest Post: Thank you Runitlikeamom


By Samantha Betti When I was asked to be a guest blogger for the month of September I was so thrilled and thankful for the opportunity. I don’t have the slightest idea what blogging truly entails and had no idea where to start but I decided I was up for the challenge. I thought for […]

I Stand With Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood

“Contraceptives unlock one of the most dormant, but potentially powerful assets in development: women as decision-makers. When women have the power to make choices about their families, they tend to decide precisely what demographers, economists, and development experts recommend. They invest in the long-term human capital of their families.”– Melinda Gates I have just one […]

Birthday Party Workout


Earlier this month, my daughter had another birthday.  Ever since my children were in preschool, the ritual of throwing and attending children’s birthday parties at various recreational activity centers has begun.  This year, my daughter chose to have her party at a local inflatable jumping gym for the 2nd time.  This venue is fully equipped […]

Autumnal Fun!


  Fall is one of my favorite times of the year! The crispness of the air, the indian summers, making homemade pies and recipes our loved ones passed down. I know some are about spring being a rebirth, but I think fall is my rebirth. The golden hues of autumn call to me to get […]

Runitlikeamom of the Month: Janet Dickey


This month’s featured Runit Mom is Janet Dickey, AKA Janny, AKA Coach, AKA Mom. I’m pretty sure I have referred to her by each of these names at some point over the past nineteen years. As my high school field hockey coach, Janet was engaging, enthusiastic, and tough. As one of the first women I really […]

Creatures of Habit


We all can be creatures of habit, especially runners.  Runners have their routes, their distances, their training schedules, training fuels, and countless other routines they follow.  The last couple weeks my habits have been unfortunately altered outside of my control. My favorite running bra has changed designs, the name is the same, but the cut, […]

Please Leave A Message


It hasn’t mattered what the season is, this past year my youngest son has been constantly sick! It’s a horrible cycle! I get him better, we get a couple of weeks in, and then he is sick again! We go from an ear infection to a double ear infection, from a double ear infection to […]