Category: What Matters

Today I am thankful

*for their arms around my neck *for being able to sneak into their rooms to fix the covers and kiss their cheeks *for work that I enjoy *for friends and colleagues who 'get me' *for limitless opportunities *for unanswered prayers


I don't say this often enough, so I want to be sure I say it today: What a great day. Really. Started with work, interviewing someone for an upcoming magazine article and then meeting with one of my favorite people who just happens to be a coaching client. I am so incredibly blessed that I […]

When I grow up….

I want to be just like her. She turns 7 today…..7. Doesn't seem like such a big number (like her brother's double digit birthday of late) but still–7!!! Such a short amount of time, really, when you think about it; yet like the time since her biggest brother was born it seems like it's zipped […]


Seriously. 14 years since I became a mommy for the very first time. To this precious, delicate, helpless little bundle of perfection. I remember it all like it was yesterday….the contractions starting around midnight; calling Anna to help me time them only to have her doze off on the phone; waking Phil and saying 'it's […]

The Name Game

Many people have asked me about changing my name after the divorce…Why would I want a name different than my kids’ last name? Wouldn’t it be easier to just keep my married name? Does it bother my kids? Why would I even care? And they never really fazed me–the questions, that is–until today at the […]

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I am a freelance writer, ghost author, editor and content strategist. I am a mother to three extraordinarily ordinary kids, the daughter of a genuinely good man, and an aspiring yogi, creative non-fiction and memoir addict, wanna-be world traveler, and work in progress. This is my personal blog.
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