Exposure

I recently listened to a Tim Ferriss podcast featuring Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson. I have to admit, prior to the podcast my limited exposure to Dr. Tyson was from an episode of the Big Bang Theory, when Raj referenced him on a podcast and tried to spin in into a ‘celebrity’ twitter feud. What I

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Our Story.

It’s been quite a year. And throughout this blog, I have shared some of the ups and downs of what has been going on in our life, without too much detail. Although I try to be transparent in my life, there was much about the past year, that I didn’t share. I alluded to the

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Magic Wand

This weekend my family participated in a 5K which will forever hold a place in my heart. We are a fairly active family and participate in physical fitness events regularly, but this one was different. This event was honoring my girls and their giving hearts. As I’ve written in the past, instead of birthday gifts

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Are You “Happy?”

A while back, when I was discussing my blog with my dad, he asked me “Why Happiness?” Not in a condescending way, just out of curiosity. Why was so much of my focus on writing, happiness? To me, in some ways, the answer is obvious; Happiness is something we are all searching for. And yet,

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Define Your Values

I’ve been on a Brené Brown kick lately. Although I have been familiar with her work, and loved her viral TedTalk, and hadn’t actually read any of her books. Until last week, when I read two. Dare to Lead and Daring Greatly both discuss the importance of vulnerability and how it can impact personal and

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Kind Conversations

Since my last post, I have been thinking a great deal about kindness. ‘You will never regret being kind.’ I wrote these words, and I meant them. These words of advice I gave have filled my thoughts. Since that time, I have been questioning how much of my life I actually live by them. Do

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Parenting on Valentine’s Day

There has been one consistent theme on Valentine’s Day, as long as I can remember, my parents loving me. Growing up, my mom was a Pinterest mom, and Pinterest wasn’t even close to being invented. She always went above and beyond, and still does. Every year, my dad asks my sisters and I to be

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Book Review: The Mask of Masculinity

I recently finished the Book the Mask of Masculinity; And it got me thinking about the masks men wear. What men in my life wear masks? And how can I help men around me remove their masks to live more fully and authentically? Check out the rest of my review on the full blog today!