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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

Disney on Ice’s Worlds of Enchantment

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Hi Friends! Disney On Ice is back in town and I’m looking forward to watching Worlds of Enchantment with my little ladies, and you can too! I’m giving away a Family 4-Pack of Tickets (valid for Friday evening showing), and

Posted in Disney, Kids, San Diego Fun

Prettiest Blue Sky I’ve Ever Seen

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#waybackwednesday 2011: a year spent in a lot of confusion. I got a lot of different counsel from people and for awhile couldn’t figure out who I should listen to. I thank God for leading me to heed advice from

Posted in Jiu Jitsu, The Stronghold
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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