My kids beg me to tuck them in every night and since we've been sheltering-in-place, most days I’m like “not tonight, sweetie.” However, I can't resist sneaking into their rooms at some point during the night to check on them and kiss their sweet, sleeping, quiet, litt...

So here it is...my new Family Command Center! It literally makes me dance with joy. Are you familiar with these things??? Let me school you just in case. 

This is a space in your home where you attempt to organize your life (and that of your family). It’s a space for ca...

When we hear the term "fall prevention," we likely think of elderly people with canes and walkers scooting along ever so slowly. But the reality is we all fall down. The burning question though, is can you get up? Like seriously, can you (or your loved one) get up from...

January 30, 2020

Has your kid ever complained about deep, aching pains in their legs or other joints? If you answered "yes" then you know just how traumatic it can be to see your child in pain and not know what to do about it. 

Fortunately, as a physical therapist, I do have an idea of...

January 18, 2020

If you know me, then you know I workout AT HOME. It is my heavy preference. Getting dressed, packing bags, kids, plus snacks, entertainment, jackets, etc. is my idea of HELL. So, it's probably no shocker to read that I question some of the equipment at the gym.

What you...

December 31, 2019

If I had known being a mother would be full of so many tearful moments I may have reconsidered. But I'm glad I didn't know. Perhaps I would have missed out on one of the greatest experiences of my life...being a mother. But back to my crying. 

It’s going to sound silly....


Look at that face! We created some amazing memories with and for our children last week at Walt Disney World. As a parent, few things bring you greater joy than seeing your kids happy and full of life.

But, if I’m being honest, this trip also had me in my feelings. G...

Picture a morning full of chaos...whatever "chaos" means to you. For me, it's whining children upset about their outfits, a husband scrambling out of the door to avoid/ignore incoming "chaos" and a laundry list of tasks that absolutely CANNOT fit into the 17 minutes le...

November 27, 2018

A few days ago, I was helping my kids with their homework and getting things organized for the week. Like most moms, I was a bit tired and overwhelmed and like most kids, my children wanted to play, laugh and joke. Instead of focusing on the task at hand, they wanted t...

September 19, 2018

So over the past few weeks, I have been catching glimpses of my bare body in the mirror while getting ready for bed and/or work. And each time, I have taken a little extra time to stare and inspect. Please don’t judge me...I promise, there’s a point to this. Well this...

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