What Does Breathe and Reboot Mean

Breathe and Reboot – What Does It Mean?

Breathe and Reboot defines my life; it’s my process; my mantra.

You see, for years, I struggled. I struggled with balance. Struggled with weight. And with work. Also, parenting. I struggled to keep my house clean, with my child’s homework, with staying on top of the laundry, remembering to pay the bills and what to … Read more

Tall Girl Problems - I Lost My Cool But This is How I Recovered

Tall Girl Problems: I Lost My Cool But This Is How I Recovered

Inside: On dealing with unwelcome and sometimes unflattering attention as a tall girl….and two valuable lessons I’ve learned from being a tall woman.

I looked across the bar area of the restaurant and saw that guy. The guy that I had been noticing around town. He smiled and waved me over. My stomach fluttered.

We … Read more

Obsession With Weight

Stop the Madness – a Lifetime of an Obsession With Weight

Inside: A family history of obsession with weight leads to a constant battle against negative body image.

Weight has always been an ongoing issue for the women in my family. Actually, it’s been more than an issue. It’s been an obsession; a very unhealthy one.

When I think back to all of the “heavy” … Read more

Simple Daily Practices for Powerful Results

5 Simple Daily Practices that Get Powerful Results

Inside: These simple daily practices will help you manage stress during those overwhelming seasons of life.

Five years ago, I sat fidgeting in the doctor’s office, waiting for biopsy results. I already knew before I heard the words.

“It’s breast cancer.”

Feeling numb, I looked back and forth from the doctor to the nurse while … Read more

How to Raise a Strong Daughter

How to Raise a Strong Daughter

Inside: How to raise a strong daughter and help her develop strong self-esteem.

Growing up, I was your classic, painfully awkward, self-conscious, and insecure teenage girl. It didn’t help that by seventh grade, I measured six-feet, hated my body, and battled acne.

Sure, some of that was just part of growing up. But part of … Read more

family dinner time - the most important thing to remember

The Most Important Thing to Remember About Family Dinner Time

Inside: The important thing to remember about family dinner time. Hint, it’s not what the experts tell you.

“A family who eats together, stays together.”

I read this quote on a blog explaining why family dinner time at the table is so important.

Great. Another reminder of yet another area in which I feel like … Read more