Balance

Welcome to the tenth check-in for the Spring Shed! Here is the back story about this support group/blog hop for those trying to be accountable for the positive changes we are making in our lives in 2013. After ten weeks of doing the Winter Shed, we moved on to this Spring Shed. Whether you are trying to shed […]

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Last night I attend a presentation by Dr. Tina Payne Bryson, author of The Whole-Brian Child, at St. Xavier University in our Chicago neighborhood, on the southwest side of the city. Dr. Bryson was brought here thanks to a number of local organizations, including my daughter’s preschool, but in large part due to the effort […]

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It’s a clever band name and the number of years I am celebrating on this earth today, my 38th birthday! “Special K” is also a nickname that an old friend gave me 20 years ago. In many ways I am exactly where I imagined and hoped I would be at this age and stage of […]

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Welcome to the first Friday check-in for the Winter Shed! Here is the back story about this support group/blog hop for those trying to be accountable for the positive changes we intend to make in our lives in 2013. Whether you are trying to shed weight, find more balance or let go of something else that is dragging […]

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It’s that time of year when many of us are looking to make some changes in our life. Often that includes resolving to exercise regularly and find more balance within how we spend our time. When I think about the New Years Resolutions that I made for 2012, it is frustrating to admit that I am […]

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Last year I participated in a year-end blog meme, Rewind 2011, with fun and interesting questions designed to get writers and readers to reflect on our lives in 2011. As luck would have it, I even got to meet the woman/fellow blogger (from Ups and Downs of a Yoga Mom), who introduced me to the meme […]

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