Author Archives: Hope

Sleep better tonight!

If you’re like most Americans, you’re not getting enough sleep.  This can affect your health and in a variety of ways.http://infolio-rg.ru Sleep is so important and you will want to aim for seven to eight hours each night.  When you … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 10 Comments

I had a great conversation today about giving and receiving help.veroxybd.comhttp://aton-mebel.ru It’s definitely a conversation I’ve had before and its seems like there is a pattern. Most of the people who have a really hard time accepting help are the … Continue reading

Posted on by Hope | 5 Comments

How to Peel and Chop Garlic

 http://ragrani.ru     Garlic…..It goes in so many dishes but do you really know how to peel and chop garlic? A little background info on it before I tell you how.  It’s actually a member of the lily family.  Leeks, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Ego vs self is not a concept I was really familiar with until this past year. With ALLLLLLL the personal development I have done, all the books, cd’s, seminars etc…somehow it still wasn’t something I was really aware of or understood. It was not … Continue reading

Posted on by Hope | Leave a comment

During my morning workout the other day, songs were jammin’, we were sweatin and the following topic came up…http://visualcage.ru It is SAD that as a society we seem to think women need a hero. We need to be rescued. Whose … Continue reading

Posted on by Hope | Leave a comment

This is something that seems to keep coming up recently, for me and for several people in my life. How do you navigate feelings that seem to CONSUME you?Аналитический материал загородного рынка недвижимости июль 2011. Feelings are a beautiful, wonderful … Continue reading

Posted on by Hope | 9 Comments

I peed my pants

This might be TMI but I am okay with that…it might help someone else!http://lux-standart.ru As a lot of middle aged moms out there may know, any sort of jumping or running or sneezing for that matter MAY result in peeing … Continue reading

Posted in Fitness, Health, Moms, Running, Tips, weight loss | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

you know what I hate almost as much as I hate cancer? (and you all KNOW how much I hate cancer)Навес из дерева своими руками I fucking hate anxiety and depression. (yeah, its gonna be that kind of post. I’m … Continue reading

Posted on by Hope | 15 Comments

Build a permanent home for your children| Respect, Self Esteem & Individuality

Щелезуб Self-esteem at any age can be tricky.  But, I am trying to teach my children how to believe in themselves as well as others and encourage them to celebrate their  individuality. If you are at comfortable with and within … Continue reading

Posted in Balance, Health, Kids, Love, Moms, Parenting, Peace, Spirituality, Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pretty in Pink?!?!

Move over Molly!Зимний сад на балконе If you know me well, you know HOW MUCH I heart salt! I have been known to salt every bite, salt before tasting, lick tortilla chips so the salt will stick to them…margarita, rocks, … Continue reading

Posted in Breast Cancer Walk, Health, Love, Moms, Peace, Recipes, Tips, weight loss | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Balancing Act

I have never taken juggling lessons…however, some days I feel like it should be a required skill for moms! Can you relate? Finding a “Balanced” life can be hard at times.  It is something that I work on each and every day; … Continue reading

Posted in Balance, Health, Love, Moms, Peace, Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How did you get into that?   Its a question I get a lot when someone finds out I am a Pin Up girl. fun at the studio 6 years ago as a fun way to get out of my … Continue reading

Posted on by Hope | Leave a comment

I use to be a yes girl. Need someone to do you a favor? Need someone to volunteer? Need a sitter, a baker, a candlestick maker?? Ok, you get the picture…but REALLY…I once volunteered to be President of my HOA … Continue reading

Posted on by Hope | Leave a comment

Rest and Recovery

Выравнивание земельного участка Are you recovering or just resting? Now, there is a fine line between making an excuse to skip your workout and taking a rest day. Some days we just need the mental day off, and that is healthy too, … Continue reading

Posted in Fitness, Health | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

ir-leasing.ruhttp://focuz.ru   This past Saturday I attended a book release/signing of a High School classmate, Jeanine Cummins. I was so excited to go, because I think it’s an amazing accomplishment. This is Jeanine’s 3rd book and because of FB I … Continue reading

Posted on by Hope | 1 Comment

Don’t be a victim to your moods| How to be Happy

Ups and downs. Everyone has them. Some people more often than others.   I use to be one of those people who had them a LOT. My life was an emotional rollercoaster and rather than throw my hands up and … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Love, Moms, Peace | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Get OFF the poor sleep/bad diet merry-go-round. The connection between sleep and dietary habits has been studied for years. Recent findings suggest that not only can poor sleep lead to bad food choices but that those bad food choices can … Continue reading

Posted on by Hope | Leave a comment

Over the last several weeks I have had a similar conversation with a handful of different women. None of them connected, all shared a common dilemma. Each of them expressed a feeling of being lost, of not knowing themselves, of … Continue reading

Posted on by Hope | Leave a comment

A week of the Flu| ways to spend time with your teens

This past week was wonderful and difficult. All three of my teens had the Flu. Such a different experience than when all of them were much littler. They don’t need me as much as they did when they were toddlers … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

I used to be a CCD teacher| My spiritual journey

It may come as a surprise to many who know me. I helped teach kindergarteners about religion. It was so long ago, it seems like another life…and in a lot of ways it was. I was young(er), newly Catholic and … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Love, Moms, Peace, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment