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Parenting & Operating – Grandma’s Marathon

Marathon coaching is difficult. Parenting is tougher. Combining them can generally appear to be an unattainable activity. Nevertheless, regardless of being a logistical problem, it not solely is nice for fogeys, however good for youngsters as nicely.


It’s true that discovering time to run between working, getting ready meals, and spending time with my daughter might be troublesome. The “mother guilt” I typically really feel from spending my valuable spare time operating, as an alternative of with my daughter, Dot, is at all times lingering at the back of my thoughts. Nevertheless, I do know that operating makes me a greater mother or father.  It provides me extra vitality, reduces my stress, and provides me time to decompress. Mainly, when I’m operating, I’m a kinder, extra affected person, extra relaxed mama.


However, like I stated earlier than, it may be a battle to seek out the time and the means to run as a mother or father. So, listed here are just a few key issues that I’ve realized whereas making an attempt to juggle working full time, being a mother (a single mother, for a lot of my kiddo’s life), and a marathoner/ultrarunner. 

Clint McDougal
Clint McDougal
Get ready to meet Clint McDougal, the running sensation who outruns laughter and leaves you breathless with his witty charm. Join the hilarious journey of a wise runner extraordinaire!


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