Hooray! Yippee! And hallelujah!  School is back in session and this introverted mama has her work space back and all the silence she can handle.




Seriously though, everyone in my family thrives on routine and schedules so school anchors us and keeps us happy.


So many of you were interested in the best gift from my husband. I would LOVE to know what you think and if you have any quiet secret weapons. I am always looking for ways to stay sane in chaos.


Each week in 2018 I’ll be sending you articles that have sparked my interest because they are all about Self-Care and Life Satisfaction.




If you want to get great at something. Get a coach. – There are coaches for everything: parenting, sports, food, tennis, cat tricks, life satisfaction and/or self-care. You name it, there is a coach for it.


Schedule a Personal Inventory Day Each Month. Powerful practice for living your life on your own terms.


7 Things Successful Women Do In January – or when they are ready to make changes in their lives.


 Ate this soup and then had dreams about eating this soup because it was so good – freezer-friendly, vegan, gluten-free and full of vegetables.


Why You Need to Try New Things and How to Create A “New Things” Practice – I’m turning 48 this year and that number of new things seems ridiculous so I make my lists shorter than my ever increasing number. A few years ago I cut my age in half (and then rounded up to the next number). This year I am doing 18 in 2018.


Are you looking for an absolutely captivating new podcast? I highly recommend Slow Burn: A Podcast About Watergate. So many parallels to our current situation and of course, “Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it.” The quote is most likely due to writer and philosopher George Santayana.


Why Hire a Life Coach? – Are you ready? Let’s talk!


I’d love to know what you are reading,  watching and listening to these days. Tell me all about it!


I look forward to seeing you soon!


PS: If you want to be the first to know about upcoming retreats, workshops and opportunities to work together – get on the list.