This is a year of change and growth for me. Personal growth, professional growth. None of it is comfortable, but ALL of it is beneficial. I'm learning more about who I am, and finding my way more and more with each passing day. I've learned to not care what people think about me. I've learned … Continue reading Rebel Without a Cause
Yesterday, I helped my parents move. They've lived three hours away from us for years, and now live less than a mile away. They loaded up their moving truck, and we promised that when they got to town, we'd help them unload the truck and get settled. They're in great shape, but well...they're in their sixties and … Continue reading What Counts as Exercise?
"Go play outside." Every day, exasperated moms send their children to play outside so they can get a few minutes of peace and quiet while their children expend some energy. But what about the moms? The fresh air and exercise would probably do them a world of good, too. I'm what Jim Gaffigan calls indoorsy. I like … Continue reading Leading by Example
I was sitting on my floor, blow-drying my hair for the first time in months. Though optimistic to a fault, I was feeling down about my appearance that day, having just lamented to my husband less than an hour before about how I just feel blah these days. My three-year-old son sauntered into my bedroom … Continue reading Three Little Words
About two months ago, I decided to start a podcast. It has a name. The cover art is designed. I’ve researched the ins and out of editing, promoting, and scheduling. Interviews are lined up. I bought all the equipment I need, and got a great price on all of it. Everything is ready to go…except … Continue reading The High Price of Overwhelm
This morning, I pulled into my part-time gig at the Will Rogers Air National Guard Base, which shares a runway with the commercial airport. A plane was taking off, and I just stopped and watched it until it was in the air and out of sight. Something struck me about that moment. There were no … Continue reading What If No One Cares?
Did you know it's illegal to take a photo of the Eiffel Tower when it's lit up at night? My nine-year-old daughter told me that yesterday and I thought she was full of it. I looked it up. She was right. As it turns out, the lights are copyrighted by the original artist and it's … Continue reading It’s Illegal to Take This Photo
Every morning, I wake up and do my Miracle Morning routine and run the checklist I recently created so I don't leave out anything important. I look forward to getting up early because it's such an enjoyable part of my day! I love that the first hour of my day is so restful and relaxing...and quiet. The … Continue reading The Surprising Thing I Drink Daily
Offices constantly celebrates birthdays, promotions, and retirements. Weekends are filled with weddings, birthday parties, and other special events. Eating out? At least a few times a week because schedules are so busy. How can you know when you should stay on track and when you should indulge? Everyone has to decide what works best for … Continue reading When Should I Indulge?
Connecting with other women is something that comes easily to me when I meet people in person. My desire to help others is apparent in my tone of voice. The passion when I speak about wanting to help women thrive comes through loud and clear. I have no doubt about that. Conveying that with the … Continue reading Care and Connect