Tag Archives: children

A letter to the families at Sandy Hook

Posted on 30. Dec, 2012 in Uncategorized

To the families of the Sandy Hook tragedy,

I watched this tragedy unfold on the news for hours. I was frozen in my spot! I could not believe what was happening. I refused to even acknowledge the deaths of these babies.  I know I cannot saw anything to help ease the pain.  No matter what anyone says or does, no one will ever be able to feel or comprehend the grief, sadness, pain, anger and frustration that you are going through during this terrible time.

I have thought about you every day. Every day, I hug and kiss my babies a little tighter. I watched your agony during the funeral services. I thought of you on Christmas Eve as I sat in my living room with my tree getting ready for “Santa”. I thought of you on Christmas morning after all was unwrapped and the gifts were all about. I thought of you at the dinner table and that empty seat. I thought of you while I was sick in bed, I could take medication to ease my symptoms. I know there is nothing to ease yours.

The entire country is in mourning and so many of us would do anything to take away some of your incomprehensible sorrow.   I  feel so incredibly helpless, angry, sad, frustrated and at a loss for you.

You are constantly in our hearts and thoughts during this difficult holiday season. We send you our love and support today, tomorrow and for as long as you need us.

I am so sorry for your tragic loss.

Love,
RockIt Mom and all our friends and followers.

Best Apple Apps for Kids

Posted on 01. Jul, 2012 in For Kids

As much as we are trying to interest the kids in more tangible toys and activites and refrain from electronics and computers, there are times they have “earned” their screen time or we have “earned” a break! (more…)

Weekly Tips for May 21, 2012

Posted on 20. May, 2012 in Uncategorized

Where does the time go? It seems like last week we were just talking about our New Year’s Resolutions, candy or not for Valentine’s Day! Now it is time to get ready for SUMMER! The most (2nd) wonderful time of the year! Working on the annual SUMMERTIME FUN FOR FAMILIES. It should be ready first of June, check back. There will also be a Mom’s Camp list that a friend put together that is phenomenal! Stay tuned…  (more…)

Weekly Tips for March 12, 2012

Posted on 11. Mar, 2012 in Uncategorized

After two long weeks of change around our launchpad, it is exactly what we needed to really look at how lucky and fortunate we are in our lives.  There are lots of tangible things we “could” have or “want” to have, but when it all comes down to it, what we really “need” is our family, friends and health. This has lead to lots of spring cleaning and clearing out the useless stuff around the rocket.

Here are this week’s tips to get you cleaning out the clutter, physically and mentally. (more…)

5 Minute Fat Burners

Posted on 06. Jan, 2012 in Exercises

No time to get a full work out in? No kidding! Slip into one or more of these cardio blasters. It just takes a little initiative to think of more. Let us know which ones you like or thought of and share.  (more…)

When to work out? Whenever you can!

Posted on 29. Nov, 2011 in Food, Uncategorized

Here are two similar but quite different questions:

1. What time do you like to work out?

2. What time do you work out?

There are scientific studies and surveys and talking heads all giving their input about different benefits associated to exercise during different hours of the day. Early risers, night owls, or somewhere in between… When you sweat may determine your workout results! (more…)

Weekly Tips for November 28, 2011

Posted on 27. Nov, 2011 in Uncategorized

Well, it is official — “The Holidays are here!”. Even though we still may think it is summertime here in Southern Cal or a warm autumn in the rest of the country, the calendar does not lie. (more…)

Weekly Tips for November 1, 2011

Posted on 02. Nov, 2011 in Uncategorized

Ok, originally I thought the tips would not get done this week, you know with Halloween. Halloween is getting almost as big as the December holidays!! Well, found some time late yesterday and didn’t want to leave you hanging. So here are the tips. Welcome November, let the crazy battle of the holiday pounds and general nutz-o begin! (more…)

Weekly Tips for August 8, 2011

Posted on 08. Aug, 2011 in Uncategorized

We are back from our annual beach vacation.  Another fabulous week and lots of family fun. This is our 6th summer renting the same house. It is such a tradition, we feel like locals.  The kids can’t even think of a summer without it. What was your fabulous summer vacation this year? (more…)

Weekly Tips for July 25, 2011

Posted on 24. Jul, 2011 in Uncategorized

Are you “done” with summer and getting ready for back to school or trying to enjoy every last minute? This launch pad is trying to squeeze as much fun as possible out of every minute. (more…)