When we rush a hard season we often stunt our growth.
“Can 2020 be over yet?” I think I read that 1300 times this week. Okay, maybe not that many but you know my dramatic ways by now. I am with you. I want to rush these last few months too. I want to just be done with it. Hurry it up. Get it over with.…Read More
How to stop chasing perfection from the girl who chased it tiredly for too many years.
Have you ever had those moments when you are in the car and you are driving and you see the mirage ahead and it’s SOOOOO close yet you get closer and it seems as if it moved farther away in a matter of seconds? It’s kind of what chasing perfection feels like. “If I just…Read More
What is the lead story in your life today?
I worked in TV news for 15 years. I know what a headline is. I know what click bait is. I know what sells a story. The headline is everything. It captures a viewer, pulls them in. Once they are in, we tell the story. Hook em’ with a headline. Today, I am no longer…Read More
Have You Ever Watched How 7 Year Old Girls Do Friendship??
I quietly watched my 7 year old daughter play with her little girlfriends recently. Like intently listened and watched how they interacted and spoke to each other. I was struck by how they do friendships. They packed snacks for each other. They made sure each of them had enough Barbies to play with. They laughed…Read More
Try This…Practice Makes Progress
[social _warfare] “Practice Makes Perfect” I grew up hearing this and now I am determined to change the meaning. It drives home the idea that PERFECT will be waiting at the end of your practice. Here we are, a new year upon us and many of you are getting ready to set some big goals.…Read More
Losing Someone Near the Holidays Sucks
Last week my baby…well she is 7 but still my baby, Caylee, was playing in my closet and pulled out a pair of pink slippers. “Mama, I love these!” “I do too, Caylee.” I muttered as tear filled my eyes quickly. I forgot I had them stashed in my closet. They have so many memories…Read More
Loving the hard to love….it is REALLY hard for me.
Several years ago I read the book Everybody Always by Bob Goff and I will say it changed me in the best way. Why? Because it forced me to look at my struggles and he called me out on what I am not great at….loving the hard to love. Here’s the honest truth…I am a…Read More
Do It Scared…
As many of you know, I was a local tv news anchor for nearly 15 years. I woke up at 2:30am to wake up the state of Arizona. I was an intern at the station when the opportunity arose…there was a traffic reporter position open and I could apply. So with a big nudge from…Read More
Livin’ Like I Am 8 Years Old…
You know that song “Live like you are dying”…Tim McGraw…duh. Well, insert “Live Like You Are 8 years Old” instead. Did I paint the picture, is the song stuck in your head now?? YES. Job accomplished. No, but really…I know what you are saying now… “Okay, girl…you’re 38…remember?!”But then I say, “I don’t care and…Read More
Leaving the Race of Perfection for the Journey to Joy
It wasn’t my fastest and it wasn’t my slowest…and I promise this isn’t one of those posts that says “Look at me…tell me how good I am or how proud you are of me or that I am a rockstar!” Not gonna lie, I do love the LOVE, the accolades and the encouragement (I am…Read More