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An Inspiring Faith

I was prompted to study Hebrews 11 this morning, and it amazes me that the more I study the Bible and think I know some Scripture, I read full chapters and realize, “Whoa, I can’t believe I never read that

Posted in In Christ, Kids, Marriage

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

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

Thankful for 2016

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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

Don’t Forget to Count Your Children!

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Yeah, I think they really need to post this sign everywhere. Where’s 2 and 3??

Posted in Kids
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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