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how triathlons can make you better parents
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IT’S TRUE! TRIATHLONS CAN MAKE YOU BETTER PARENTS

  Parenting is one of those things that is really, REALLY hard, but I don’t need to tell you that. We always worry and ask ourselves if we’re doing it right. Should I do this or should I do that? Then, add one or both parents doing triathlons to the mix and yikes… Truth is, there is usually no right answer to the “are we…

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5 QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE SAYING YES TO A TRIATHLON RACE VENUE

If you are not getting to participate in deciding race venues triwife/partner, you may need to have “the conversation”. This should really be a joint decision or at the very least, you should get to voice your opinion on which races they’re thinking about. So, the next time your triathlete says, “I’m thinking of signing up for Ironman Mont Tremblant” here’s what you should ask…

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triwives
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HOW SOME TRIWIVES FIND HAPPINESS IN A TRIATHLON HOME

  We all know it takes a lot of work to make a happy triathlon home and we all know it doesn’t happen overnight. Over the several years we have been writing this blog, we’ve collected a lot of wisdom from our fellow triwives on just how they achieve this happiness. So, as I sit in my home unable to get out due to a…

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ironman 70.3 california triathlon
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COPING WITH A SEEMINGLY ENDLESS TRIATHLON RACE SEASON

Okay, I’m just going to say it…I’M TIRED AND I’M HAPPY RACE SEASON IS OVER. I want my life and my triathlete back. Who’s with me? I find that some years race season is fun and effortless and other years, it just drags on and I can’t wait for it to be over. This has been one of those years. The main factors that seem…

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triathlons
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HOW TO ENJOY A TRIATHLON LIFESTYLE WITH TEENAGERS

Well, I’ve got two very scary words for you – triathlon and teenager. Put them together and you really need to step up your game. Once your kids reach their teenage years, they are really starting to establish lives of their own. With their busy schedules, your training, and the craziness of life, it is less about finding time to train than it is about…

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triathlon training
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4 SIMPLE TRICKS FOR TRIATHLON TRAINING WITH SCHOOL-AGED KIDS

Training for a triathlon is hard. Okay, you already know that. Now, imagine it with a school-aged child who is starting to have their own life. Once your child hits kindergarten and elementary school, the weekend activities get crazy. So many birthday parties, school activities, Sunday School, and sports. Kids start to explore lots of different activities to see what is a natural fit for…

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triathlete party
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CELEBRATE THE END OF TRIATHLON SEASON WITH THESE PARTY TIPS

We can’t believe it’s close to the end of triathlon season. While it has been a quiet one for us, it has still flown by. Since we know it can be difficult as the partner of a triathlete during race season, why not take advantage of this time of year to celebrate that you get a bit of a break and have a party! It’s…

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lakedale resort san juan island
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WASHINGTON’S SAN JUAN ISLAND: AN IDEAL SETTING FOR A TRIATHLON OR GETAWAY

Just when you think San Juan Island in Washington is amazing, you find out it has a triathlon and it like changes everything! I mean really; the perfect resort hosting the perfect race. Could it get any better for a triathlon family? I think not. We learned about the triathlon on a recent trip to Lakedale Resort. Although we were not on San Juan Island…

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Discovering the Forest Near Us – Hiking Omaha

One of my family’s greatest pleasures is being outside. No matter where we move to or travel we also search for the closest parks, hiking areas, and bodies of water to explore. Two weeks ago we moved to Omaha, Nebraska and are living downtown in an apartment so finding the closest parks is even more of a priority. Over the years, my husband has taught…

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