This Precious Privilege

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. – Marcus Aurelius. I always loved the personal writings,[…]

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How a Grandmother’s Love & Dishsoap Reminded Me Change is Inevitable

I grew up with my Grandma Hope always keeping a bottle of the green Palmolive dish soap either sitting in the corner of her kitchen sink or neatly tucked under the cabinet. She had used[…]

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Freedom, The Birthright of Humanity

I recently traveled internationally and as I flipped through our USA Passports, looking at previous stamps and excited about new ones to come, the following quote quite randomly caught my attention… “The cause of freedom[…]

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How To Be An Effective Sports Parent – Do’s & Don’t

“The only way to prove that you’re a good sport is to lose.” – Ernie Banks It is that time of year when children, ages 6 to 18, spring youth sports and club seasons are wrapping[…]

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My Brave Heart

My father set the bar really high for what this day stands for and I miss everything about him. In the earliest of years, the memories are few but vivid, tickling me, flying me high[…]

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Self-Doubt and Five Ways to Conquer it

So more recently I have had a few battles with self-doubt! I think this is pretty normal. After all, even the most confident people experience self-doubt from time to time and would we be human[…]

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It Is About The Journey

  So this evening, I was catching up with an old friend and we were talking about life….when he said, “life is a journey and if I had fun along the way, then that is[…]

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