December 05, 2022

You Are Brave
Brave Soul...

"Brave Soul"… I like how this starts out... but what do you think?

Start thinking more bravely and confidently today.

November 28, 2022

Accept Love, Attract Love

The road to self-love isn't always easy, but discovering what's truly important to you - your values, your mission, your purpose, your future - will help you understand you better. Once you do, you can know with clarity who and what will help you in your journey of life and who and what will not help you. Accept love of yourself and you'll attract that which serves you...

November 20, 2022

Health Misunderstood

Is health REALLY what we think it is? Once you get your mind, body, and spirit on board - THEN you can tackle your true health.

June 08, 2022

I Look Real Good Today 😎

Have you ever wondered how catchy advertisement jingles can impact your life? Probably not, but read on to find out how they can! Change your life one kitschy jingle at a time. 🎶

June 01, 2022

Live Like An 8-Year-Old Fisherman 🐠

We like to think we're pretty tough and invincible... but are we really? I wonder if you (and I) have the same commitment in life as an 8-year-old fisherman has when it really comes down to it...

May 23, 2022

Prove Yourself Wrong

The bad doubt is the kind that gets in our way and stops us from living out loud... don't let this happen to you - it's time to Prove Yourself Wrong. Read more.

May 16, 2022

Why You Fail At

Meeting Your Goals

Try and fail. Try and fail. It's a vicious cycle that we get sucked into, each time feeling a little more defeated. It's time to turn that around! Habits can be hard to break but start with this one thing to open up the door to a world of new possibilities...

May 2, 2022

Girlfriends, Giggles, and Good Times

Here's a quick reminder on how to keep your cup of life and energy full - remember you can't pour from an empty one... besides, should it really be THAT hard to talk you in to having some FUN?!

April 25, 2022

Intentional Motivation

Did you know that we don’t really “lose motivation”? What we lose are the habits and intentional practices that remind us of WHY those things are important in the first place.

Our ‘humanness’ is displayed in fine form by how quickly we forget the things of value in our lives when we don’t consciously take control of that actually happening...

April 18, 2022

The One Thing You Can Do

To Change Your Life

Is there really just one thing that you can do to change your life? Yep. I'm not saying it's easy and I'm not saying it's revolutionary - but it is effective. Read on to learn more - are you ready to change your life?!

April 11, 2022

Do Or Doubt?

Where are you at in YOUR LIFE when it comes to seizing control and taking actionable steps to make the changes you want in your life? Are you a "Doer" or a "Doubter"...?

April 4, 2022

Investments: Consider THIS Form of Investment

There are MANY different kinds of investments out there - but do you know one of THE BEST ways that you can invest... read on to find out!

March 28, 2022

3 Ways To Keep Your Sense Of Adventure

Just like anything in life, if you don't use it, you lose it. And, by gum, ain't nobody want to lose their sense of adventure! Here are 3 ways to keep your sense of adventure (or start developing it)!

March 21, 2022

Lost & Found Identity

Are you clear about WHO you truly are? The mission, vision, values, and passions that are important to you - are you living them or stuck living a life untrue to you? Read on for some thought-stirring questions.

March 14, 2022

Live in Your FIRST Chance

Second chances are a blessing, but they aren't always guaranteed. Be inspired by a resilient story of someone who did receive the gift of another day - and decide today to Live In Your FIRST Chance.

March 7, 2022

Reclaim Your New Car Feel

Both our real cars and our figurative cars of life can lose that new car feel if we aren't careful. In both instances, it's always a bit of a letdown when this happens, but that doesn't mean it can't change... Read on to get a little more perspective on this.

February 28, 2022

What You Didn't Know

About Your Comfort Zone

Your comfort zone is both good... and bad - check out the blog to make sure that you aren't being limited by what you find comfort ... or complacency... in. Life's too short - it begins now.

February 22, 2022

The First Step To Feeling Fulfilled

The lack of fulfillment is a terrible feeling - we feel a lack of purpose and a lack of direction in our life - where are we headed in life and why?

Now, the feeling of fulfillment on the other hand is amazing! We feel alive with a clear direction in the choices we make, the impact we have on others, and the life we live.

Do you feel a little stir of needing more? Find out your first step to discover more in this blog.

February 14, 2022

Discover Your One True Valentine

Finding your one true Valentine might not be as hard as you think it is. Once you lock this love in - the rest of life will be a true pleasure indeed. ❤️

February 7, 2022

Simplify Instead Of Overcomplicate -

Let's Start With the Banana

Do you ever overcomplicate things? Sometimes, everything? When we do, we quickly feel overwhelmed and that can lead to mental and physical overload. Let's go back to the basics and start with some simple banana recipes - enjoy the easy - and delicious - nature of these banana treats!

January 31, 2022

20 Ways To Be Kind - Just Because

Do you know who's going through a lot right now? Literally everyone. And here are some tips to help you scatter kindness everywhere you go. Who'll feel better? Everyone.

January 24, 2022

4 Tips to Take On Stress & Anxiety

Stress and anxiety never feel good, see if these tips help bring a little more peace to your life.

August 1, 2020

Gazing Into Our Crystal... Rocks

Part 7 of Our Treasure Adventure

July 19, 2020

Panning for Memories

Part 6 of Our Treasure Adventure

July 13, 2020

Skipping Stones or Smelly Water - What's the Greater Treasure?

Part 5 of Our Treasure Adventure

July 6, 2020

My Treasure = Nature, THEIR Treasure = Ice Cream

Part 4 of Our Family Adventure Treasure Tale

June 29, 2020

Part 3 - Family Adventure Treasure Tale: Knocking on Danger's Door

Part 3 of Our Family Adventure Treasure Tale

June 20, 2020

Part 2 -Family Adventure Treasure Tale: Knocking on Danger's Door

(If you haven’t heard the beginning of this adventure tale, go back in my blog posts and listen to my podcast, Healthy Mom Crazy Life, to catch it all from the beginning!)

June 16, 2020

Part 1: How Our Family Adventure Treasure Tale Began

What kind of ‘treasure’ adventures have you been on? Maybe your ‘treasure’ hunting involves finding the house or car of your dreams. Maybe it means going antiquing and finding something with a fine patina that you didn’t...

July 19, 2020

I Goosebump, Do You?

Goosebumps for the harsh words said,

June 1, 2020

An Urgent Message to All Women (And Some Dudes)

What does your self-care routine look like?

May 24, 2020

Healthy Mom Crazy Life Podcast - LIVE!

Wow! It's here! You maybe didn't know I was going to do a podcast . . . I didn't either! That is, I didn't know until God whispered in my ear a few weeks ago that this would be a great way to share a message of balance, ...

May 17, 2020

Vision Of a Six-Year-Old

One quiet afternoon my six-year-old son was very expressively detailing an idea he had for a Lego project he wanted to construct. His hands were wildly gesturing and his words were coming out nearly faster than he could ...

May 10, 2020

Happy Day For the Mamas! Boy, do we ever love those rascals...!

Happy Mother's Day!

May 4, 2020

What Can I Brainwash YOU Into Believing?

Imagine feeling stronger so that you can do those HGTV projects you've always dreamed about.

April 27, 2020

But What If You Fly? Finding Clarity and Maximizing Your Future.

How are you doing?

April 19, 2020

Necessity OR Opportunity?

So here we are. Again. Another week into Safer at Home. I'm NOT going to go political. I'm NOT going to go medical. I AM going to go perspective.

April 12, 2020

He Is Risen!

He Is Risen!

April 6, 2020

Wellness 101: Relationships

I received the most special blessing today - let me tell you about later in this blog . . .

March 30, 2020

What movie does your life most resemble now?

Netflix. Dish. Hulu. Amazon Prime. Red Box. DVD . . . or VHS! How have you been watching your movies lately?

March 22, 2020

Wellness 101: Emotions

Breathe. Inhale through your nose, exhale through your mouth . . . ahhh. Repeat, then repeat again, and keep repeating until you feel a little calmer.

March 2020 has put a spin on our lives that we thought we'd never se...

March 30, 2020

Wellness 101: Nutrition

This is the second of ten blogs regarding the ten components of wellness, the essential building blocks that make each of us who we really are. We need all of these ten areas to work well and efficiently with one another...

March 15, 2020

Wellness 101: Fitness

As promised, I committed to sharing some tips and ideas related to the 10 areas of wellness as I outline in my upcoming book!

March 1, 2020


This might look like a funny equation, let me explain.

February 24, 2020

Living With No Regrets. Are You?

I just attend THE. MOST. AMAZING conference the past three days. The High Performance Experience in San Diego put on by the one and only Brendon Burchard was an inspiration-packed, energy-driven, tribe-trending, butt-kic...

February 16, 2020

*These* parts stinks about being a parent...

Parenting isn't always easy, these are some reasons why:

February 10, 2020

The thing I don't want to regret

The week of Valentine's is HERE!

February 24, 2020

Try THIS Recipe


January 29, 2020

Living LIFE <3

Take time each day to look with new eyes,

January 20, 2020

Commit to Succeed

Today is the day... did you make it?

January 12, 2020

Commit to Fail

On January 1st, 2020, I began an online fitness accountability group with about 13 gals who were ready to commit to being healthier.

January 5, 2020

What does success take?

Happy New Year!

December 22, 2019

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to you! Yup, Merry Christmas - I'm going for the full octane greeting. I'm not against Happy Holidays or Season's Greetings, but I am for keeping Christ in Christmas!

December 15, 2019

It's not just about setting a goal...


December 7, 2019

Living the Dream

Raise your hand if you've ever felt a little stress in life.

December 1, 2019

20/20 in 2020

Happy Holidays!

November 24, 2019

Family Traditions

Boo! Gobble! Ho! That's about as fast as it goes.

November 17, 2019

Enjoy the Sweetness of Life

So you know how it is - while scrolling through Facebook, researching Pinterest, or clicking those endless email links, you get continually bombarded with these sinfully delicious recipes, kitschy cute DIY projects, or a new workout move...

November 10, 2019

Do as I say...And as I do

The old saying goes, "Do as I say, not as I do." It is usually brought up when mom or dad are looking to teach a lesson while acknowledging that how they act as the adult just perhaps doesn't align with the moral of the story they are trying to teach their kids.

November 3, 2019

Hurry Up and SLOW DOWN!

Fast and furious Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years will be here.

October 28, 2019

Head's Up - It's the End of an Era

Hello - whoa - 2020 is knocking on our door! You know how it is when there's a moment that just "hits" you? There is something in that instance that brings about some kind of out-of-body surrealism, a big wakeup moment. Well, here's a head's up, there's one of those moments headed your way.

October 22, 2019

Agghhh - Welcome to Back 2 You!

Welcome to blog #1 from Back 2 You...! You know that stirring feeling that you get when you just feel like there is something you need to do? Sometimes that is relieved by a quick trip to the restroom, but other times, that stirring is much deeper - a desire, a compulsion even, of something that just has to be done. So that's how this blog...and some other adventures of mine...have come to be.