This weekend mom and I got to celebrate my kids’ 16th birthday! We live in different states – so we drove to see them and celebrate. On the way there, we received some news that my Nana wasn’t doing well. We needed to let the kids know, but didn’t want to do it until we … More Parenting Wins and Fails
Hi! ❤️ We arrived in California yesterday. Mom and I just attended an incredible personal development event in Denver, CO. Have you ever heard the quote that we are the average of the 5 people we spend the most time with? I really got to see the implications of that quote this past weekend. We … More Real
I have been noticing something as I grow. I have a tendency to scold myself in my head, or to replay the moment where I could have done things better – seemingly in an attempt to punish or reprimand myself. As if I am not already aware that I could have done better. Kind of … More Isn’t it interesting..
Hey! So – I have been hearing a lot about gratitude lately. I’ve been working to re-implement my habit of writing down the things I am grateful for every day. Gratitude lists are one of the first homework assignments that I received from my sponsor when I got sober. And it works! But, life gets … More Vibe Check
I have been learning from a lot of people lately. One of the people I have been learning from is Amanda Frances (xoamandafrances on all the social medias). Mom and I are taking her Money Mentality Makeover course right now. It’s incredible! But one of the things that I am learning how to do is … More Allowing Support
As I was approaching my birthday this year, I was deep in thought on a few things. Part of me wants to be like “OMG, you are almost 30 years old!” But mostly, I am feeling grateful. Because as a friend of mine pointed out; if life was fair – I would be dead. I … More
“Why do you cut the ends off the ham before you put it in pan?”, asked the young daughter-in-law. “Because my mother always cut the ends off of the ham before she put it in the pan to bake, and it always tasted amazing.”, replied the mother-in-law. “But why?” she persisted. The son, being the … More Is Your Truth True?
I drove past a billboard today that was advertising a local radio station. The sign clearly read “If you don’t like it, go back to New York.” I rolled my eyes. I have seen it before, but today it just hit differently. I live in South Florida and recently we have been experiencing an influx … More Go Away!
Ever heard the phrase – my tongue was in front of my eyeteeth so I couldn’t see what I was saying? I’ve heard it for years. It’s kind of a funny way of justifying when you misspoke yourself. So what would you say when you realize not that you’ve misspoken yourself but that you have … More What’s Wrong With Me?
Well folks, here it is again – Hurricane Season! If you haven’t read my “Should I Stay, or Should I Go?” blog from Sept. 2017, and are looking for more on hurricanes, feel free to check out the archives. Today’s blog will be a bit different, kind of more of a preparedness / evacuating with … More Evacuation Plans