#045: Claim Your Space

We all need our physical and mental space for inspiration.   Join Francie and Rae as they discuss how they find space in a full and busy house and how they use workout time to be creative.

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#039: Tech Problems 1

Technology is everywhere and Francie and Rae are not the experts.   Sometimes we need to call a teenager to help us set up our Instagram account.  Whether it's social media or timing a swim meet, technical challenges force us to get creative and try new things.  

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#037: Wine Words

Live from the lifeguard office, Francie and Rae talk wine.  With a week full of kid's travel challenges, hockey concussions and, well, going to work, sometimes you just need wine.  And to talk about wine.   

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#033: Sales I

Waiting for the Columbus Day sale to get that Darth Vader humidifier? Because you really, really need one. A good sale, that is. Francie and Rae discuss retail sales, coupons, and  the interesting relationship retail has to significant holidays. True to agile form, they also share what they've learned with some of their best and worst sale experiences. 

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#032: Workout Metrics

Do you track everything there is to know about your workouts?  Do you wear not one, but two fitness tracking devices?   So now you've got all that data, what do you do with it?  Join Francie and Rae as they share their thoughts on workout metrics.  And enjoy some of the fun that is had in the lifeguard office studio.   

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#031: Grocery Shopping Adventure

Grocery shopping - love it or hate it?  Do you find surprising items in your cart when shopping with your teens?   Francie and Rae share stories of shopping adventures and ideas on how to manage your weekly (or daily!) shopping trip either alone or with the family.   And wine tasting - yes please!

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#030: Schedule Misfires

Oh that sinking feeling when you realize you've got your schedule all wrong and have left one of your kids waiting for a ride home.  Or worse, you've taken them to the wrong practice on the wrong night.   Join Francie and Rae as they share their stories of schedule mishaps and how they use visual management to stay on track, or as close as possible.  And find out what deck seeding is!

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#025: 2015 Sport Retrospective

Happy New Year!  On this New Year's Day, spend some time reflecting on the year gone by.   Francie  and Rae share their retrospective on their 2015 race plans - what went well and what didn't.  And just what are they thinking for 2016?

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#023: Bad Weather, Good Workouts

When the storm of the century hits on your long run (or bike) day, what do you do?  Francie and Rae share some of their favorite and creative ways to keep moving despite Mother Nature's wrath. 

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#012: Food Deserts

Food deserts in the United States are places that do not have access to fresh food. Real food. What to do when traveling on business or with your family to a food desert? How much can you plan ahead to avoid (gulp!) fast food? Join Francie and Rae for a few good stories.

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