Lifestyle, Marriage, Parenting

Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day A great dad is one whose simple presence makes a child feel safe, loved, and happy, and today is the day we celebrate the dads who did this every single day like it’s their job – because it is their job. Much like being a mother is the greatest and most rewarding… Continue reading Happy Father’s Day

health, Lifestyle

obe Fitness: My Favorite Classes and Instructors

Working out means something different to everyone. No two people will have the same answer if you ask them why they work out. Some may tell you that they’re afraid of being unhealthy, some may fear being fat, some may love to work out because they love to see what their bodies can do, others… Continue reading obe Fitness: My Favorite Classes and Instructors

Lifestyle

Summer Exhaustion: Why Are We So Tired During the Most Relaxing Time of Year?

Happy Summer Vacation! School’s out for summer. The kids are home. The house is a little lot louder, a little lot messy, and your patience is already wearing thin…and it’s only the first day. We counted down the days until school ended for the summer, and now we are three minutes into it and already… Continue reading Summer Exhaustion: Why Are We So Tired During the Most Relaxing Time of Year?

Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Monday Motivation: Learning to Master Self-Discipline

Through self-discipline comes freedom Aristotle When you take a moment to let that sink in, it really hits hard because it’s about so much more than the usual things that come to mind. When you ask someone about self-discipline, they often joke that they have no self-control (um, yeah, I said that last night as… Continue reading Monday Motivation: Learning to Master Self-Discipline

Lifestyle

Weekend Check-in Challenge: Your Diet is About More Than What You Eat

That Friday feeling is a good one. Time to rest, relax, recharge, and re-energize our bodies, and time to un-do all the good we did this week (hello, red wine and less than stellar meals). There. I said it. While I’m not a fan of dieting, I do live a relatively healthy lifestyle, but it’s… Continue reading Weekend Check-in Challenge: Your Diet is About More Than What You Eat

Fashion

Best Casual Sneakers Worth the Splurge

Three years ago, anyone who knows me would have laughed hysterically if I said I was wearing sneakers anywhere other than to work out. Honestly, I was the Manolos-to-the-grocery-store, always dressed up, never casual kind of gal (and there is nothing wrong with that!). But, in the past few years, I’ve become a little more… Continue reading Best Casual Sneakers Worth the Splurge

health, Lifestyle

Living Your Best Life in 2021 Part Two: Make Time Each Day for Simple Pleasures

Happy Wednesday! We are well into our second week of a brand-new year, and it seems that 2021 has taken on a ‘hold my beer,’ persona. You know what? It’s fine. We are all fine. You know why? Because the only person who can make or break your day is you. If you’re focused on… Continue reading Living Your Best Life in 2021 Part Two: Make Time Each Day for Simple Pleasures

health, Lifestyle

Living Your Best Life in 2021 Part One: Learning to Recognize and Minimize Your Fears

Happy Thursday! Scrolling through social media is eye-opening. I have so many thoughts as I scroll through my feed and read the posts of those around me. While it can be fun and enjoyable, a fun way to connect with loved ones far away and to keep in touch with people who were part of… Continue reading Living Your Best Life in 2021 Part One: Learning to Recognize and Minimize Your Fears

health, Lifestyle

Living Your Best Life in 2021 Part One: No More Living in Fear

Happy New Year! It’s the first week of a brand-new year, and I think I speak for many (if the statuses I saw all morning on social media are any indication of how people feel) when I say that it was nice to begin the new year on a Thursday evening so that it all… Continue reading Living Your Best Life in 2021 Part One: No More Living in Fear