life's not fair

Well, Girl: Life’s not Fair

 Well, Girl: Life’s not Fair Life’s not fair.  I could stop there, no explanation is needed right?  Because I would bet money that there is no one the planet that hasn’t been exposed to things that just don’t make sense in the world of right and fair.   And, after school clothes shopping with my seventeen-year-old daughter, this is what I was thinking, life’s not fair.  As a mother, someone says this to me, in my home, 40-50 times a day. …

the elegant warrior

The Elegant Warrior: An Interview with Author Heather Hansen

Today’s episode is a bonus episode! And interview with author Heather Hansen of The Elegant Warrior.  This was such an informative treat.  Rebecca and I both HIGHLY recommend Heather’s book The Elegant Warrior.  You can find it here.   Here is a snippet about Heather’s book from Amazon: Can you win life’s battles without losing yourself? The Elegant Warrior is a book for you… Life is full of trials, and sometimes you need a warrior spirit to overcome them. Award-winning …

difference

The Difference: Wishing, Praying, and Believing

The Difference: Wishing, Praying, and Believing There is a difference between wishing, praying and believing.  For years I somehow bundled these things. Only recently have I categorized them as separate and the difference is stark.   At our house, school started this week.   And it was a hard week.  The biggest difference between meet the teacher night 19 years ago and last Tuesday is, I am old.  Nineteen years ago we took my now 24-year-old daughter to meet Mrs. Cox. …

gender reveal party

Gender Reveal Parties: A New Phenomenon

Gender Reveal Parties: A New Phenomenon in Birthing Humans I am going to sound like an old lady, and I swear, I am not that old.  However, I cannot hold my tongue on the issue of the gender reveal party.  It is too ripe – there is entirely too much to say.   Yes,  I know the risk.  I have had my share of pushback on stuff I wish you’d quit saying.  The crazies can be found in the comment section …

the charm of gratitude

The Charm of Gratitude

Season 5 Episode 6 The Charm of Gratitude Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world. -John Milton Road Sign – Appreciation will be your chauffeur to a charming life. Scripture (be) rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. Colossians 2:7 Gratitude Rebecca’s Healthy Bite! A Healthy Bite – Metabolic Syndrome Book Recommendations on Gratitude …

Charm School Your Signature Groove

Charm Style: Your Signature Groove

Season 5 Episode 5 Charm Style: Your Signature Groove So?  What is your signature groove?  What thing is all you?  I loved this conversation about a style that is more than clothing or makeup, but the essence of my “groove.” Road Sign: Fine-tune your charm in a way that makes you uniquely you. Scripture – I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Your works are wonderful, I know that full well. Psalm 139:14 Signature Groove Quotes “When you are content …