New Year, New Resolve: How to be Successful in Making Changes

Today is January 28th, how well have you stuck to your New Year's resolutions? If you are like many people, you have begun to falter or have given up completely by now. If you are still going strong, I commend you! Each year many people decide to create resolutions to make changes in their lives, … Continue reading New Year, New Resolve: How to be Successful in Making Changes

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My Story of Sexual Assault and the Importance of Teaching Children Body Autonomy

*Trigger warning* The story below contains some graphic details. The #MeToo movement has gotten a lot of media following recently after news stories in the last couple years about the president, Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Bill Cosby, and other men in positions of power reportedly sexually assaulting women. I am going to share … Continue reading My Story of Sexual Assault and the Importance of Teaching Children Body Autonomy

Embracing my Inner Jedi: Stepping Outside of my Comfort Zone

Earlier I was listening to the TED Talk Radio Hour on NPR podcast about being in your comfort zone. It was all about and how people often get in the habit of staying at their status quo, have issues with moving past their norm, and getting out of their comfort zone. This podcast struck a … Continue reading Embracing my Inner Jedi: Stepping Outside of my Comfort Zone

Eyes in the Back of my Head

I will preface this story with a comment about lying. I detest lying. I don't like to lie to my kids, but sometimes I do it. Some truths are not appropriate to share at certain ages. It is sometimes easier to gloss over the truth a little or to conjure up a little white lie … Continue reading Eyes in the Back of my Head