5 Reasons You Should NOT Be Everything to Your Kids

Moms are some of the most passionate people I know, especially when it comes to our babies. At any point, we are ready to be our kid's playmate, help with school projects, be their biggest cheerleader and even fight for them, if we have to. So many moms work to become everything their kids need in order to shelter them from any potential storm; be it fear, loneliness, sadness … [Read more...]

Mental Fitness Matters With Chezik Tsunoda

In this episode I chat with one of my closest friends, Chezik Tsunoda, about transitioning from successful MTV producer to stay at home mom of 3 boys; her life married to a high-profile Microsoft executive; and how she attempts to stay mentally fit through it all. I not only had so much fun recording this episode, but I learned so much from her. I learned the importance of … [Read more...]

Finding Your Tribe

As we all embark on our unique journeys in life, it should be a given that we need a team of strong supporters to take the  journey with us. I like to call my team my tribe; people who provide unconditional love, unwavering support and the ability to fight for you when you just don't have it in you. A good tribe is essential to any mental fitness plan; not just any kind of … [Read more...]

40 Lessons in 4 Decades

So, I'm getting ready to turn the big 4.0! I always imagined that I would feel some type of angst about turning 40, but now that it's almost here (like a few weeks away), I feel the opposite. I'm grateful that I have been for 4 decades.  I've learned who I am and who I'm not. I've learned the real definition of love and friendship. I know what it means to be a mother. I've … [Read more...]

Effectively Handle Toxic Relationships

In my last post about toxic relationships I discussed the signs and symptoms of the toxic relationship disease. As I stated in that post, we've all been affected by this disease and maybe even some people have been that toxic person in a relationship. If so, I hope that that post enlightened you and I hope my next one will, too. Now that you've learned how to recognize some of … [Read more...]