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What drives yours ACTIONS?

Full Transcript of the Audio: Hello my friends! Welcome to my first audio blog! I’m so excited to talk to you today and we are talking about Actions!!! What fuels your actions? Have you ever wondered why you just can’t make it to the gym sometimes or why you keep yelling at the kids? Well …

Kids vs Thoughts about Kids

One day this summer we were hanging out outside in the heat, kids playing, Doug and I talking. Doug says: “that kid just loooves the heat!” – referring to our eldest. I could not disagree more, I turned to him in shock and made sure we were talking about the same kid.  We were. In …

Marriage isn’t for wimps!

Years ago i read an article by Rachel Balducci on the topic of marriage. Essentially she said the key to a happy marriage is asking yourself this one question every day : “What can i do for my husband today?” At first i completely disagreed with her.  Back then i was still figuring out how to …

Self Care in my 30’s.

What self care looked like in my 20s: Manicure Pedicure Shopping with mom Movie Self Care in my 30s DON’T BEAT YOURSELF UP. That’s it. Any other item I came up with was just another version of that. Watching your inner dialog and not allowing disrespect or criticism. Not dwelling on something stupid you did …

Licking isn’t always gross!

We are at a wedding and my son is licking the side of my arm during dinner.  I turn to my brother in law, who’s sitting across from me, and make a disgusted face referring to the licking going on at the moment.  My brother in law casually states that that’s just how he shows …

Back Alley

I am grateful.   For the simple joys of summer. And that is – watching my boys explore our back alley. Amongst all the amazing things we did this summer – vacations, trips, playgrounds, family visits, water fun – we found that pure and simple summer fun in something unexpected, unplanned and free – our …

Decision Anxiety

So for my second post I decided to write about anxiety. Heavy topic – I know.  Yet still here we go.  As soon as I committed to this topic I started having doubts.   What do I really know about anxiety?  What if I don’t really know what to write about it?  What if nobody …

To Yell or not to Yell?

What do I know about yelling at my kids? A lot.  What I feel when I yell.   I feel like I need to stop whatever is happening at any cost.  If it’s a screaming kid I can yell at him to stop yelling.  If it’s two fighting boys I can get in there and …