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San Diego International Boat Show (June 15-18, 2017)

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I have been planning to go to the San Diego International Boat Show for quite a few weeks now and I was really excited to take my kids! One of my favorite things to do with my dad as a

Posted in Family Fun

Quality Over Quantity

I had an epiphany about quality over quantity yesterday. I had every intention of training for 2 hours. The mats were full and I could have easily got in 6-10 rounds. Unfortunately I got sidetracked and I only had one

Posted in Jiu Jitsu

My Two IBJJF Pan Kids Jiu Jitsu 2017 Champions!

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Can’t believe these two have competed at over 50 (seriously, fifty?) tournaments in the past 2 years but this was the BIG one. Third Pan Ams for Jacob (this is his first Pan Am Gold) and first time for Michaela.

Posted in Jiu Jitsu, Kids

Two Things We Need to Stop Saying

2 phrases that drive me bonkers: “Just Google it” and “Just pray about it” and crickets after that. Both are very good pieces of advice (for most situations), but sometimes, people will reach out to ask for more advice than

Posted in About Me, In Christ

Disney On Ice Worlds of Enchantment Show Review

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We were thankful for such amazing seats yesterday for the Disney On Ice’s Worlds of Enchantment show! I had a girls date with my daughters and mom and we were so happy to see Mickey and Friends, the whole Toy

Posted in About Me
About StrongholdMom

Raquel Cusi is a wife, mother of 4, and owns The Stronghold CrossFit & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with her husband, Mike, and brother Ray. She loves to blog about Marriage, Parenting, Health, Fitness, Christian living and her love for Disney. She's also an aspiring crunchy mom who loves organic and natural products, breastfeeding and babywearing.

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