Archive for December 2012

If You Do One Thing in 2013, Make a Difference

I ran into a casual friend recently. We hadn’t seen each other in several years. Within fifteen minutes of catching up, I discovered not much had changed since our last conversation. Life was pretty much exactly the same.  “Any exciting plans for the upcoming years?” I asked.  No real plans. Perhaps a vacation here and... Read more »

The Screaming Mom at Christmas

Two days before Christmas, I yelled at my daughter. It was one of those moments that came so suddenly out of the blue with a fierceness that surprised me.  We had just finished our dinner and I brought the laptop to the table.  I wanted to do a family activity where each kid came up... Read more »

How to Know if You Have Attention Deficit Dis --Oh, Look, A Bird!

I came across this photo circulating around Facebook earlier in the week and it cracked me up because it’s so “me.”   All of my life, I’ve had a mind that spins at 10,000 rpms and it’s always been a constant battle to stay focused. I grew up hard of hearing, so I always figured... Read more »

How to Live Beyond Rich and Awesome

  When I first “bumped” into Jen McDonough on the 48 Days Forum, I could feel her energy leap right through the computer screen.  It’s hard to believe this gal used to be a sedentary couch potato, because she’s completed an Ironman and marathon.  She turned her experience into a book, Living Beyond Awesome, in... Read more »