Helicopter parents are a readily identifiable species: Omnipresent, hovering, constantly scanning the area for dangers (both real and imagined) that might warrant swooping in to rescue their… Read more “I’m not ashamed to be a helicopter parent”
After our hike, we ate a great meal and took a pint at a rustic hiking lodge with a clear view of our mountain. I could not help but think to myself: This is the kind of person that I want to be for my daughter. This powerful, determined, caring, supportive woman. We were changed and it was good.
A list of things I’m totally digging at the moment and have to share with you!
I need to find a way to kick these winter blues for good. Life is too short and I can’t waste three months of my life every year being moody, sluggish, and irritated. Well, I think I found my savior.
Coffee and wine. Coffee. Wine. That’s, like, our thing, right moms? “After being up with the kids all night there is just not enough coffee in… Read more “I Stopped Drinking Coffee and Wine. This is What Happened.”
Running is a big part of my life, and one factor that makes it so integral is the family of runners that surround me. I grew up… Read more “Will Run for Pie: Our Family’s Manchester Road Race Tradition”
This post is for you. Yes, you. I know you. While you’re reading this, you have at least three other things going on in your head. If… Read more “It’s Time To Take Care of You”
Over the past decade, I have worked hard to become a good nurse. Initially quite cautious, over the years I have developed confidence in my abilities, and now pride… Read more “Mother (hardly) knows best….”
It’s been 46 days since I’ve run. Forty-six days ago I hurt myself while training for a half marathon. I was devastated. I… Read more “Searching for Peace Amidst Despair”
After having my sons I started running with the sole intention of losing the baby weight. Since then I’ve had a love/hate relationship with running. I ran a… Read more “Down. Discouraged. Disappointed.”