Category Archive: life

Should Yoga be a sport in the olympics

This weekend I had the opportunity to see my first yoga competition, the Minnesota Regional Yoga Asana Championship.  Let me clarify.  I did not compete.  I merely watched in awe of what the contestants… Continue reading

Inspiration from a friend on the mend

I have this girlfriend.  She has a gift.  Even when faced with the worst, she seems to be able to focus on what’s best.  Just recently, around holiday time, she lost her job. … Continue reading

How to react when your child misses the school bus

Last week, I shared how our older son gets himself ready for school and makes the bus all on his own, before we even get out of bed. With our younger son it’s… Continue reading

Mom and Dad debate if a 12 year old should have a cell phone.

Mom is for.  Dad is against.  It’s  been this way since the topic of cell phones first came up about 3 years ago.  Up until now, my oldest son, now 12 and half,… Continue reading

Bullying episode is put to rest with an unexpected twist

Friday, my blood was boiling when I found out someone had shoved and slapped by 7th grade son at school.  Monday,  school officials confirmed my son did nothing to initiate it and the… Continue reading

Twitter and Blogging- The First 30 Days

The first 30 days of Twitter.    Whether you have a twitter account or not, have never written a tweet or tweeted thousands of times, please take a few minutes to read this.    For… Continue reading

January at the Gym – A Follow Up

I am by nature a very positive person who likes to smile and find the bright side of any situation.  I am all about encouragement.    Yesterday, I think I caught myself and others… Continue reading

A Toast to Laughing in 2011

Have you ever made a resolution that you’ve followed through on? Whether it be quit smoking, save money, lose weight, start exercising, or eat better?  For some reason that word “resolution” scares me.    res·o·lu·tion… Continue reading

Laundry: Are we washing too much?

I posted on facebook the other day that I was going to wear the same outfit for the third straight day and I asked if that was bad.   I was surprised by the… Continue reading

Have you had a check-up lately?

 Have you had an annual checkup lately?  For me, the month of December has been spent setting up every medical appointment imaginable.  And not because I am sick or injured. I am just… Continue reading