The Weekly Well

What the Parenting Books Don't Tell You: Keep Your Friends Close

March 21, 2012
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        I consider myself  to be young at 40. I feel young, I love life and I love a good laugh.     However, I would be lying if I said I didn’t see that some things are going a bit south. Take my boobs for instance. Yep, a bit south. My amazing aunt once told me all women should  get…

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What the Parenting Books Don't Tell You: Keep Your Marriage on the List

March 20, 2012
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     We are all rushing and if we aren’t the one’s rushing, someone else is rushing us, With questions like: “So when are you getting married?” Then at the wedding reception, “When are you guys going to have kids?”. Then 12 hours after your first born,”Are you going to have more?”.       The weird thing is, the one thing…

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What the Parenting Books Don't Tell You: Sometimes it Sucks

March 15, 2012
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I  have been in email contact with a friend who is very pregnant and due in a couple of  weeks. She is uncomfortable, achy, unable to sleep and chasing a little one around during the day. During her last email to me, she said she was trying to dig down deep and find strength, but she wasn’t going to…

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What the Parenting Books Don't Tell You: You Have to Unplug to Plug In

March 13, 2012
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Parenting books don’t tell you that no matter the technology, the coolest baby monitor, the most up to date gadgets, cell phones & texting for your teens, that you still have to plug in. Nothing can replace you unplugging everything and having face to face time with your child. In a world where texting, talking and making…

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What's Your Business?

March 12, 2012
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Do not let others opinions speak louder than your inner voice. Hear them, heed them if necessary, then, if your passion is still your passion, work your butt off to prove them wrong. This is the deal. I have been writing/working on a book on how to live your best kick-butt life for over a year…

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What the Parenting Books Don't Tell You: What doesn't mix

March 8, 2012
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     Warning: Logical thinking and 3 am feedings do not mix. I repeat: they do not mix. I have learned this lesson the hard way over and over again (with all of my children). It’s 3 am, I am dog-a#!ed tired, feeding the baby, and I start to think things like: Two benadryl in my husbands morning coffee to explain to him what…

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What the Parenting Books Don't Tell You: Pay Attention

March 6, 2012
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I wish someone would have told me when I was a new mom, (okay true confession, I probably wouldn’t have listened anyway, but it’s worth a shot), that I should trust myself and pay way more attention to what my gut was telling me in the moments of parenting, rather than  pay so much attention to what…

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Plugging in the Old-Fashioned Way

March 5, 2012
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Call me crazy, but I still love receiving cards in the mail and hearing a girlfriends voice on a phone that doesn’t break up. Don’t get me wrong, I am thankful for and an avid user of all things quick: text, email, FaceBook, takeout, and drive thrus and they help me on a day to day…

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Joy in the Middle

March 5, 2012
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Welcome to my Blog~  I am a connector. I love connecting with other women and I love being part of the process of helping other women stretch, grow and push themselves to continually become the best self they can be.  As a mother of four (ages 1 month thru 14 years), wife, coach, business owner…

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Are you a PP or a RPP?

April 14, 2011
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Happy Spring~ While it may not seem too spring-like right now, I am confident it’s going to be here soon and we are going to enjoy a long hot summer! Ahh, I can smell the suntan lotion now. In the meantime,  I just wanted to spend a minute talking to you about being a people pleaser.…

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