Today I turn 34. Yup, I shared it and have no shame about it. Isn’t it funny when you have a birthday, suddenly you’re so thoughtful about the lessons you’ve learned along the way? I never was bothered about my age and never let it define me. Sure, it reminds me of how many years I’ve been alive but that’s it. Age shouldn’t hold the power to take away your joy. If anything, it should empower you. ... Read More about Spiritual Self-Care
When I broke my foot three years ago, it was hard. I had just given birth to my second son a month before. Daily tasks were challenging and being a mom of two for the first time with only one working foot was not fun. The other parts of my body had to compensate while I healed past the predicted 8 weeks! I needed my arms and hands to use crutches, adjust my boot, place ice or prop my foot on a ... Read More about Elevate Others
Thursday night I launched my first Kickstarter book campaign for my project The Glitter Effect. I was incredibly surprised when less than 24 hours later, the campaign was fully funded! Pledges keep coming in since we have 29 more days left. You can check it all out right here! This book campaign is special to me because of the message behind it. Over a year ago, God opened my eyes to ... Read More about Kickstarter Campaign & Shop Update
I was staring at the mountain tops through the hotel window when I felt it. Freedom. After over a year of praying, note scribbling and heartfelt writing, the book I've been dreaming about was finished. Well, at least the first draft of it. But in that moment, when I wrote the last page, it was surreal. I didn't have anymore major things to add. I knew I'd be tweaking grammar and sentences but the ... Read More about When we don’t “feel” like it.
Writing a book is HARD. Just thought you should know in case that thought ever crossed your mind. Pretty recently I was feeling stuck. I had written quite a bit of my new book but I was finding it hard to balance writing with my other responsibilities. Like being a homemaker, homeschooling boy mom of two while also running Hello Awesome. I wasn't feeling overwhelmed, if I'm being honest. It was ... Read More about Do the work.