Our girls go back and forth between two houses. When they were little, when I was first in the picture, my husband and I decided that in order to make this back and forth feel less jarring, we needed to create a stable, even keel, calm, and structured environment in our home. When they were little, that … More Nonnegotiables
Sometimes my husband Matt accuses me of being anti-social. Which is weird, because I’ve always been a social person. If you looked at any of my report cards you’d see that nearly all of them said “talks to much.” My grandpa called me Chatty Cathy. In my brain, I think of myself as really quite social. But just yesterday, Matt … More Connecting the Dots
My girlfriends and I often talk about how great it is to be in our 40s. Wait…I know…stop laughing. I mean obviously the lines between my brows are not better in my 40s than they were, say, in my 20s. And, obviously the fact that it’s harder to get fit, and harder to do a … More Gimme Some Sugar
Yesterday as I was heading into therapy, I ran into an old friend. Side note, if you love your therapist as I do, and you tell anyone (that you like) who is looking for one to see her, chances are you’ll run into one of those people in the lobby of your therapist’s office at … More Joy
I’m sure I’ve said this before, but Vegas? It’s one of our happy places. We were engaged at the Bellagio, overlooking the fountains, listening to Frank Sinatra. We went for a short honeymoon there and ventured out to see the Grand Canyon. We love to sit by the pool, people watch, eat out, shop, and … More Vegas. Baby.
Okay seriously…it has been raining and cloudy with very little reprieve for WEEKS and WEEKS. I can only handle so much rain and dreary weather before I start itching to lay in a tanning bed. Which I can’t. You know, with that pesky skin cancer I keep having to get removed and all. Argh! Shaking … More Raindrops. Keep. Falling. On. My. Head.
I’m listening to the book A Case of Redemption by Adam Mitzner (great so far!) and in it one of the characters says “sometimes in a leap of faith, the leap’s got to come first, and then the faith follows.” It was just the line I needed to hear at the exact time I needed to hear … More Leap. Before. You. Look.