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Before We Get Too Busy

November 23, 2016 – 9:28 pm No Comment |

In just a few hours, it will be Thanksgiving Day. There are only 32 days until Christmas and 38 days until we close the book on 2016. From now until the end of the year, …

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Dear God, Parenting is Hard

July 30, 2016 – 8:56 pm | No Comment |
Dear God, Parenting is Hard

It’s 7:30 p.m., and I just sat down for perhaps the first time today. My body feels weak and tired, like I’ve just run a marathon; but my Nikes haven’t pounded pavement in years. My …

To the Woman Who Said I Look Like a Model

November 2, 2015 – 3:37 pm | No Comment |
To the Woman Who Said I Look Like a Model

Thank you. From the bottom of my heart, thank you. It would have been a stellar compliment for anyone, but for a mom of a two month old, it was practically the highlight of my …

Why the World Needs Boy Moms

August 30, 2015 – 8:57 pm | No Comment |
Why the World Needs Boy Moms

Well, here we are again, a week and a half before my due date, and much like his older brother, my youngest son is showing no signs of wanting to enter the world anytime soon. …

Arrows of Character

July 10, 2014 – 7:17 pm | No Comment |
Arrows of Character

It’s been over seven months since I’ve posted on this blog. I can honestly say that not a day has gone by when I haven’t thought about writing.
So much has been going on in my …

Not Entirely Together

August 21, 2013 – 9:06 pm | No Comment |
Not Entirely Together

Last month, Hubs, Holden and I went to a friend’s Fourth of July picnic where we had the pleasure of interacting with a large group of our peers, some of whom we knew and some …

Know Your Rhythm

March 19, 2012 – 9:35 pm | No Comment |
Know Your Rhythm

As you can probably tell from my lack of posts, I’ve been insanely busy the past week.  Between my full time job, volunteering at Haberdash (we’re running an fun, fashionable contest this week), planning TEDxSanLuisObispo and helping …

Starting Up

February 22, 2012 – 10:43 pm | No Comment |
Starting Up

So much has happened over the past week and a half that I have hardly had time to breathe, let alone make a blog post.
First, I found out that I was approved to host a TEDx …

Plan Well. Follow Better.

February 14, 2012 – 10:49 pm | No Comment |
Plan Well. Follow Better.

I met with the young woman I am going to be mentoring for the first time tonight. On my drive from work to meet her at one of three local Starbucks, I prayed that the …

It Can Be Done And It Is Worth It

February 7, 2012 – 10:10 pm | No Comment |
It Can Be Done And It Is Worth It

I’ve only read the first 13 pages of Love and War, and I’ll be honest, I found them somewhat depressing.  Then again, when I think about the reality of so many relationships, it IS somewhat …

Mentors: Why You Need One, Why You Need to Become One

February 6, 2012 – 5:00 am | One Comment |
Mentors: Why You Need One, Why You Need to Become One

Chances are, if I asked most of you if you’ve either had a mentor or been a mentor to someone over the course of your life, you would say no.  For some reason, the idea …