Today, as I navigated through my Friday, I spent some time with three different people, one for a run, one for a business lunch, and one for a family dinner. All three are amazing people and parents, accomplished professionals, and athletes in their own right. I asked each of them the same five questions - the goal being to better understand how they make the most of their days down here in the proverbial trenches of parenthood.
Disclaimer: Pardon my mickey mouse voice and the intense background noise on the videos - this was spur of the moment stuff, breaking news, if you will.
In order of appearance, and in their own words:
Basic stats: Marketing director, mother of two, currently training for a marathon, with hopes to qualify for Boston
What I learned from her: There is real value in approaching wellness and health as a whole-family endeavor
MommyTasker - Interview #1: The Runner from MommyTasker on Vimeo.
Basic stats: Entrepreneur, father of two, avid weekend warrior
What I learned from him: "Family Adventure Hikes" (especially ones on which you find 267 banana slugs) sound awesome
MommyTasker - Interview #2: The Biker from MommyTasker on Vimeo.
Basic stats: Non-profit director, mother of two, yoga instructor
What I learned from her: The practice of yoga can lengthen your day (and who among us doesn't need more time?)
MommyTasker - Interview #3: The Yogi from MommyTasker on Vimeo.
This will hopefully be the first of many "interviews" that I will do to broaden the perspective on the issues I am discussing here at MommyTasker. Please let me know if there are questions you wish I was asking, or if you have a perspective that you would be willing to share. Also, if you know how to reduce background noise on videos, that would be useful information too, noting that advice like go to a quieter place when filming is not helpful.
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