Menu 1

Archive | Blog

The Only Place We Have the Power to Change

Someone asked me recently what I thought was the most important part to creating a mindset for success in life. Ooh. Most important? It’s got to be awareness.  Mindfulness. Knowing what you’re doing at any given time. Because once you know that, you can ask yourself questions to figure out if you’re on track.  Things […]

Continue Reading

What You Say Matters

We just recently got home from Los Angeles, after spending a few days at the IDEA World Fitness Conference. For me, that trip is immediately followed by Orlando for a few days and Michigan right after that.  It’s a travel focused time right now, and in order to make that happen, Ella and Sophia are […]

Continue Reading

Smart Summertime Snacks

Chris and I often joke how we may be socially isolating our children by the things we are teaching them about food. Here’s the perfect example: Four years ago we were at the beach with my entire family (mom, siblings, nieces and nephews) for vacation. The snack situation was off the hook and Ella, who […]

Continue Reading

Let Go

Happy Monday! I hope you had a great weekend and are ready to hit the week strong!  Chris was traveling for work so I had a lovely girls weekend with Ella and Sophia.  We’ve found our own groove when it’s just the three of us, but as with any weekend, inevitably the two of them […]

Continue Reading

Why Don’t We Share? Good, Bad, Otherwise?

This past Sunday I got the chance to see Glennon Doyle Melton of Momastery speak in Indianapolis.  I’ve been a huge fan of hers for years, so the chance to sit in the same room with her and soak up some of  her wisdom and insight felt like magic. She spent some time talking about […]

Continue Reading

I Am Stupid

Yesterday while I was getting a snack ready for the girls after school, both girls were coloring at the kitchen counter.  Ella wrote something, looked up at me, then quickly look down and started erasing. But not before I saw the words she wrote. I AM STUPID. I quickly asked to see the picture. I […]

Continue Reading

Helping You Keep Your Resolutions in 2016

The other day we had the TV on and all the discussion was the “best diets for 2016.”  Coincidentally, yesterday the new Dietary Guidelines were also released.  And, most importantly (please read with sarcasm), just the other day there was a lot of discussion about the “special” diet that Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen follow.  […]

Continue Reading