Pregnancy and Stretch marks

When I was pregnant with my daughter, one of the things that I was concerned about, was stretch marks. Every thing that I have heard and even science had proved that I would get them, no matter what I do. As you probably already know, Stretch marks are hereditary. So if your Mom got stretch … Continue reading Pregnancy and Stretch marks

Glute firming exercise/ donkey kicks

Donkey kick is a great exercise for getting a round and firm booty. It is as effective in firming up your glutes as traditional lunges.  I have added a crunch in between as well to get extra ab work. You can do basic or move to an advanced version and they are both as effective. The … Continue reading Glute firming exercise/ donkey kicks

Weighted Deadlifts with no dumbbells

In our quest to make exercise more fun, this week my daughter and I tried doing weighted deadlifts, using her weight instead of dumbbells. That was a lot of fun. Watch the video below to see it yourself. But before trying it yourself lets talk about safety: Make sure you back is flat and you are … Continue reading Weighted Deadlifts with no dumbbells

Lying and Happiness

When we find truth, constancy, fidelity, and love, we are happy; but if we meet with lying, faithlessness, and deceit, we are miserable. (‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Paris Talks, p. 65) As a child, I got to know my father as a loving, caring and happy guy. He was cheerful and playful all the time. I will never … Continue reading Lying and Happiness