Practice Makes Progress
Hey Mama, I Promise We are on the Same Team Even if it Doesn’t Feel Like it.
I have a serious question and I need some clarity on it all…can we talk? I still struggle with making sense of this. So, I became a Mom 9 years ago to our sweet boy named Carter and 2 years later our Caylee came into the world. At the time I was working in TV…Read More
What Cheering for Others Says About YOU
I was a cheerleader in high school, shocking, I know. I like to encourage, I like to cheer for others, I like to help people believe in themselves. I want them to see what I see…their beauty, their worth, their hearts…just the way I see them. I want to RAH-RAH-SIS-CUM-BA all dang day! I will…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
Growing Pains SUCK.
“Something will grow from all that you are going through and it will be you.” -Toby Mac I love this quote because I believe this 100 percent. I look back at my life this far and every hardship, tragedy or hard to deal with moment has grown me like the wildflowers grow in the spring…Read More
Ridin’ shotgun on the Struggle Bus.
I still ride shotgun on the struggle bus when it comes to caring about what others think. There. I said it. If you are truthful and honest, you likely still combat that too, right? Have I made big strides of not giving one flying color what other people think? Absolutely. But when I don’t practice…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
You Are Not the Only One With a Mess
November 17th, 2011: a big day for our family. I remember walking into Bank of America and paying off the note to our last loan. We did it. 52k in consumer debt, gone. We did something that was not too popular, supported at the time and definitely weird to some. It was a day we…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
Failing Freaking Sucks…
Well, here it is…the gut punch of parenting. Socked, closed fist in my gut and it freaking sucks. Our 8-year-old Carter, just got a dose of failure… ….wow – that was HARD to see. He didn’t make the baseball team which would have put him with most of his friends. He instead will move down to a…Read More