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DJ the Football Mom has been a sports mom for years. Along the way, she has created a network of parents with whom she navigates the multiple challenges that accompany sports careers. How important is it to build relationships with other parents or colleagues? What are the benefits? Let’s see how DJ was reminded of the importance and value of helping hands.
For many, the Christmas season is the happiest times of the year. But for others with distance or reconfigured families, the holiday time adds greater stress. Much conversation is about how to split the time with both sides of the family. Newlyweds are working to create their own special systems. Blended or divorced families have already begun the holiday negotiations to see who will get to have the children on Christmas morning. It is a source of much stress and can really affect how you view the holidays if you don’t have a plan. But there are solutions – workable solutions – to make certain that you and your family have a wonderful day.
Tweet My mom had an incredible sense of humor and a razor sharp wit. Even after she was admitted into a nursing home and had some challenges with dementia, her comic timing was spot on. My sister Sylvia was her primary caregiver and worked tirelessly to make sure mom’s paperwork was always in order [...]
It’s tough to hold on when each day seems to bring about another challenge. But in times like these, I remember my mother’s promise to us – just hold on.
One of my mom’s favorite sayings which was “Talk is cheap. It takes money to buy land!” Mom reminded us of the importance of keeping our word. She taught us to follow through on what we say we are going to do. But now, on a daily basis, we are dealing with people who over-promise and under-deliver. We don’t know the motivation but it makes it difficult to trust.
When I was I child, I marveled how my mom got it all done. No matter how early I got up, she was up even earlier. Mom made the most of every day by keeping her priorities in order. My goal is to learn from that lesson and look at how I am spending my time and make daily adjustments to make the most of each day.
As I watched my mom slip away, I realized that you can never prepare yourself for the day that you lose your mom. She was there when I took my first breath and I was there when she took her last one.
Almost three weeks ago we launched our Game Ready Mom summer workout challenge. My co-host, Mia Jackson, intern, Janay James and I made a pact to get ready for the football season by getting in the best shape possible. I love the idea of working out with others even if we are not in the same city. I also like a challenge! I decided to jump right in and rev up my workout.
A friend called me to schedule lunch or dinner and I suggested that we schedule a “walk and talk” instead. We both needed to get exercise into our regular routine and being able to connect at the same would be ideal. We met for a “walk and talk” and before we know it an hour had gone by!