Author: Benita

Fostering Fit Families in the Queen City

Happy New Year!! We are one week in – it’s still cool for me to yell that and throw confetti, right? This is the time of the year when many people, myself included, make personal goals and resolutions to be more fit, lose weight or just be a healthier person altogether. I’m not going to lie – I had cake today…so did my kids.  Wouldn’t it be an added bonus if we expanded this goal to include our families? According to Charlotte Business Journal, in 2014 the Queen City ranked 27th (out of the top 100 fittest cities in...

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Navigating this Election Season with Children

Unless you have been living under a rock or manage to live a media/technology free life you are fully aware that we are in the throes of an election season – a particularly controversial election season.   After being bombarded with a flurry of questions from my girls after watching a few news clips and political campaign commercials, I decided I have to come up with a way to participate in the excitement of election season without indulging in the dirty underbelly of the beast. Read About it… There are a ton of books written for children to help...

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Back-to-School Shop Like a Boss = Find What You Need and Get Money Back

 This post is sponsored by Northlake Mall The opinions within this blog are 100% my own It’s that time of year again, summer is winding down and the constant reminders that school will be in session are everywhere.  It’s Back-to-School time!! You get all the composition books, backpacks, lunch boxes, mechanical pencils, crayons and wide-rule paper you can carry. You then turn and look at your kids and see your beautiful offspring standing before you in grass stained shorts, wearing a T-shirt with distorted pictures and holey shoes. You immediately realize you need to go shopping for a back-to-school wardrobe....

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