Change Your Outlook This Holiday Season

Animated Christmas Lights

The holidays are often an exciting and magical time of year that brings month-long celebrations and relaxation with family and friends, but this does not ring true for everyone. For some, the holidays mean extra stress, accumulated debt, and the pressure of making it the best holiday, ever. Throughout the past month, I have asked […]

The New, Improved, and Much Calmer Mommy…Well, Maybe?

“Please be quiet for just five seconds…please!” How many times have you uttered something similar to your children over the course of their lifetime…so far? My bet would be quite a few and if you haven’t, then you must count to 10…a lot! Lately, I have been trying my hardest to find “the calm” deep […]

Here it is…Our ADULT Cheerleading Video!

Our Make-A-Wish fundraiser for my kiddos’ elementary school was a big success this past weekend—not to mention, a lot of fun! As I said in my last post, we had teachers play basketball against the parents and we also had teacher and parent cheerleaders—including yours truly :)! The entire event was meant to be a […]

Believe it or Not, I Just Had Cheerleading Practice


Yes…you read that right! I had cheerleading practice for a Make-A-Wish fundraiser that our elementary school is holding this Saturday night. We are hosting a staff vs. parents basketball game that will consist of parent and teacher players, as well as cheerleaders! Since I am very involved at the school and always around, my dear […]

Be Thankful for the Good and the Bad

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we start reflecting on everything we are grateful for. This year, however, I want you to try something different. Take the time to think about all of the struggles, difficulties, and hard times you have faced and find gratitude in these experiences, as well. I’ll start. I am thankful […]