I was not a stellar stand-out superior student. The last time my report card had a sea of A's, was in elementary school. But before all of you brainiacs label me dumb please keep reading. I honorably held a strong A-B, with the occasional C in math, sort of report card. And...unlike most of my… Continue reading Report Cards
Looks like we made it! Twenty two years in 2020. This anniversary was ultra special to me. More than other years gone by, this wedding anniversary was a mega milestone. Why? Why highlight the 22 year mark? I say..."why not?" Every year is valid and every year is worthy of accolades. In particular 2020 was… Continue reading Twenty two years in 2020!
I'm no stranger to sweat. I welcome it with open arms. But lets face it...no one likes the stench of mildew from a laundry hamper, gym bag or teenager...capiche?!?!? As a mom of an active student athlete, I'm all too familiar with the odors that come from sweaty teenagers and adults. To keep my… Continue reading Some Like It Sweaty
What's in your tool belt? Don't look at me like I'm crazy. You have a tool belt too. we all do. When I met the infamous Mr. Chicken Fry he was a charismatic 34-year-old bachelor with a tool CUP! YES, A CUP! He literally had a plastic red drinking cup tucked away in a… Continue reading What’s in your TOOL BELT
Where are all of my "side line warriors?" Where are all of the moms and dads, parents, grand parent, aunts, uncles or undying fans of an active child or teen? I'm preaching to the coaches and friends of friends on the side lines. If you spend countless hours, weekends and week nights cheering or coaching… Continue reading Side Lines
This enterprising word means intentional, purposeful and careful. The new decade has me aspiring for deliberateness in multifaceted areas of my life. If you're a new comer to this blog, welcome and Happy New Year. For the past two years I challenged myself to strive for/ work on (ONE WORD) all year long. The past… Continue reading Deliberate
Traveling with friends can be risky move! It's only my opinion but I think it takes a special kind of chemistry to travel with friends, and all of the little ones and teenagers in tow! But, thanks to Mr. Chicken Fry and his 27 year friendship with these guys...our family vacation hit the MARK! Once upon… Continue reading Have friends will travel
Redundant is such a fun word to say. My lips like the way it rolls off of the tongue and bounces around ending with a sharp T. I also very much appreciate the meaning. Enough is enough! Superfluous banter is overrated! Unless you are a mother, parent, educator, coach, or personal trainer! This is my… Continue reading Redundancy
One half of the moms are up tight and panic stricken while the other half is tickled pink. Summer is here and there is nothing you can do about it. On the spectrum, there are two kinds of Summer moms. Those who breath a heavy sigh of relief that the strict school calendar and end… Continue reading Summer 2019 is here!
Sisters and brothers of the universe, what you are about to read is a necessary short story. It's partly mental health based with a whole lotta be true to yourself vibes sprinkled in. I would like to go on record right off the bat with yet another confession. What I'm about to share is quite… Continue reading Making Change