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October Challenge

Roman Chair. Place your back against a wall, with your feet shoulder width apart and about 2 feet away from the wall.  Slowly bend your knees until your thighs are parallel to the floor.  You should look like you are sitting in a chair.  Make sure your knees are at a 90 degree angle to […]

Why did I homeschool?

So why did I homeschool my sons?  It certainly wasn’t a decision born of deep conviction or of a need to “protect” my children.  It felt as if it was a response to a system that was out of control. I went to that first kindergarten screening with excitement.  My son was 4 and a […]

September Challenge

Crunches: Here’s another exercise that most people do wrong. The point of a crunch is NOT to use the hips as a pivot and bounce up and down. Most people do this, especially on a stability ball, which simply shows that your butt/hips can bend. Great. But that’s not ab work. Lie down on your […]