Are you a Star or a Leaf?

I sat at the kitchen table, writing away. The words were flowing out of me. I was “in the zone.” “Mommy, I am hungry, will you play with me?” I finished writing my thought, got up from the table and went to make food. Later that night, the kids finally settled into their beds. I

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Falling Forward

Yesterday, February 11th, 2016, marked the official day I became a blogger, simply by hitting the publish button on a website that I have worked on for months. I am not sure why yesterday was the day, all I can say is it just felt right. It was freaking scary and made me feel extremely

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Trauma Proofing

“Something will grow from all you have been through. And it will be you.” ~Unknown I read a really helpful book recently called “Trauma Proofing Your Kids,” by Peter Levine & Maggie Kline. It would be naïve to say that my son, Jimmy, hasn’t been affected by all the things he has been through. Having

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Learning how to Flow

I have learned in a short period of time how much people can worry about you if you don’t speak up and tell them whats going on inside your head.  After receiving unsettling news about Jimmers MRI scan in September, that the brain tumor was slowly making a come back.  I knew a lot of people were

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Do you have a guardian angel?

Do you believe in angels? I do. I always have. When I was younger and probably all the way up until my son was born five years ago I imagined a guardian angel having big white wings and glowing with light. Now I know angels are everywhere and come in many different forms.  It could be

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Who are you?

When someone asks you, “Who are you,” what do you say? Now, think about it. Don’t just blurt out the first answer you think of. Do you declare an occupation or accomplishments? Are you someone’s spouse, someone’s sibling, someone’s son or daughter? Can we be defined by who our parents are or that we are

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“You Were Born to do this”…Push

This is where “You Were Born to Do This” was born… Our events in our lives somewhat prepare us for our future if we pay attention, learn and grow as much as we can in the circumstance.  Sometimes our experiences can help us navigate even the roughest of storms. I can not tell you who

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Just Be You

“No one is you and that is your Power.” ~Unknown How often do we adjust who we are and how we act depending on the company we keep? I’m guilty of it. Most adults are, I would assume. Its rare you find someone that is completely accepting of themselves and live as if they know

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