Blog
31
10
2017

Meet Kris

I first met Kris Elijah as our pediatrician’s nurse (and trust me, as a new mom, I wanted to make her and every other authority on babies from my obstetrician to the breast feeding consultant to the sales guy at Baby Gap…my new best friend). Having escaped that curse, later she became my...

18
10
2017

They Say It’s Her Birthday!!

Let me open this with the most important statement of today… HAPPY BIRTHDAY STEPH!! This is YOUR blog post! For those of you that don’t know, Steph stays on top of making sure that we have a blog post  every couple of weeks. This poor woman has to stay on top of me to make sure that I actually get o...

02
10
2017

Meet Melissa

Cara and I have known (and laughed with) Melissa through three gyms, and we were thrilled when she completed her StrongFirst certification in 2015 to move from student to instructor at Catalyst. She tells it like it is and knows her stuff…especially those get ups. If you’ve been lucky en...

21
09
2017

Get a Grip

Who remembers these in their parents (or grandparents’) kitchen drawers? I may or may not have my own hiding in the depths of a kitchen utensil drawer somewhere.  While being able to open a jar of pickles or maraschino cherries at will definitely impacts quality of life, few of us consider how...

01
09
2017

Embrace the Season

I’m sitting on my porch with The Byrds crooning in my head as I write this. My favorite season is fast approaching: chilly nights and sun-warmed days, fall colors, and football when the good guys in black, orange, red, white, green, and gold win (we won’t argue about how those colors go together). H...