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Tapping Cancer Out with Team Stronghold

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Last year (November 2014) was the first time I heard about the Tap Cancer Out organization. Jon Thomas, the founder and a Jiu Jitsu practitioner himself, wanted to bring the Jiu Jitsu community together to help those battling cancer. He

Posted in Jiu Jitsu, Parenting, The Stronghold

Overcoming Strongholds in Your Life

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Psalm 18:2 – The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; My God, my strength, in whom I will trust; My shield and the horn of my salvation, my STRONGHOLD. I had never heard the word “stronghold”

Posted in In Christ, Marriage, Parenting

Avoiding Cabin Fever When Having a New Baby

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When my first and second babies were born, I made the mistake of choosing to stay home often because I was afraid of wrangling a newborn while going out and about. Needless to say, cabin fever was inevitable which led

Posted in Baby, Disney, Family Fun, Kids, Parenting

Armor of God Bible Study with Priscilla Shirer

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A few weeks ago I started the Armor of God Bible Study at Skyline Church. The study digs into Ephesians 6 and I knew from the very beginning that I would enjoy this study. Priscilla Shirer is the author and

Posted in In Christ, Marriage, Parenting

First Day of Stronghold Homeschool

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We had our first Official Day of Homeschooling today! I now have a 2nd Grader, Kindergartener, Preschooler and Baby. Phew. One day it won’t take 50 takes to get a good photo of them all looking, right? We are excited

Posted in Homeschooling, Kids, 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.

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