Tag Archive: see think try

Your ultimate birthday!

Here we go again. Another year, another birthday.   I think this is the first year I haven’t been really excited about my birthday. And I can say for certain, it’s the first… Continue reading

To run a marathon or not! That is the question.

My dear friend, Julie, hit me up with a request I was not expecting.  She wants me to run the Twin Cities Marathon with her coming up in October.  Julie is an experienced… Continue reading

Competitive vs. Cumbayah Philosophies in Youth Sports

What would youth sports be without controversy??  And I am not talking about questionable calls that are forgotten soon after a game is over.  I am talking about coaching philosophies. And right now… Continue reading

Behaving Badly in a World of Viral Video

I had an interesting experience last week at the Costco gas pump near my house.  Costco crews were doing some digging with heavy machinery.  Dust was flying, maybe some little pebbles too.  They… Continue reading

Girls vs. Boys and School Discipline

We have a new drama at our house this week.  My 5th grade son was kicked in the shins by a girl at school. When the principal called our house to inform us,… Continue reading

Kids and Facebook! What they don’t know will hurt them.

The internet is a powerful machine.   It’s almost like a car, that requires training and a license before you are allowed to drive. Okay, maybe that’s a little extreme, but I worry… Continue reading

Good Job! Are we praising our kids too much?

I realize it has been a while since I have written.  I am not sure if that’s good or bad.   My kids might say “good job, mom! stepping away from your computer and… Continue reading

Can you handle the truth??

As I do my best to raise kids, keep a marriage healthy and start a new business I am learning a lot about the truth. Whether it is speaking the truth, hearing the truth or… Continue reading

Yoga in unexpected spaces and places

Have mat, will travel.  That should be the slogan for Gorilla Yogis.   Two Minnesota yoga teachers hatched the fundraising concept within the past year.  Their mission is to raise money for various… 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