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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

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

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

#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

Thankful for 2016

Truth: I spent a good amount of 2016 in a state of anger, bitterness and depression. I let too many things almost break me emotionally when I should have been relying on my faith more. When I went back to

Posted in In Christ, Jiu Jitsu, Kids, Marriage, Martial Arts, Parenting
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.