encouragement

And I held on tight

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I stood there in my daughter’s fifth-grade classroom at open house night, looking at all the things she’s made throughout the year… the life-sized human body, the history timelines, the intricate drawings of plant and animal cells… and it hit me all over again how much older she’s getting. Middle school, I thought, almost not […] Read more…

It’s a feel good Friday

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Just a few “feel-goods” for you to end the week… Have you seen Jessica’s Daily Affirmation? If not, take a minute to watch this 50 second video. I guarantee it will have you smiling… it is too cute! (Hat tip to Stephanie for the link.) This next 2 1/2 minute clip about an elephant and a dog is so […] Read more…

Because of you…

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I was at the gym the other day when I overheard two women talking… “I did not feel like working out today,” one of them said. Her friend laughed. “Well I’m glad you’re here.” “I’m not here because of me,” she said. “I’m here because of you. If you hadn’t called me, I wouldn’t be working out.” It got […] Read more…

A coffee shop reception and a whole lot of inspiration…

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