It's Time For an Information Detox

What I’m about to say is going to sound ironic, since you’re reading this on your phone or computer and this is me talking: GET OFF THE INTERNET!! Seriously! So many people are glued to their computers, iPhones, TVs ALL DAY LONG. They don’t even really know how to talk to each other anymore. Have you ever been in a conversation with someone and ...

Staying Motivated as Seasons Change

My alarm went off this morning, and it was cold and dark out. This is nothing new in Boulder in the mornings, even if it gets up to 70 midday, but the sun is coming up later and later, and all I wanted to do was hide under my blankets. It was everything I could do to get out of bed. The thought of winter coming was just too depressing. Laying there...

Mindful Mom's Guide to a Healthy Ha...

Can you believe it’s October already?! And any minute now, Madeline is going to start asking me to buy a costume for Halloween. That’ll be easy: not a day passes without listening to the Frozen soundtrack. Elsa it is! Then the real battle begins. Madeline knows Halloween = candy. And I know, once that kid gets some sugar in her, we’ll have a hor...

What Would Childhood You Think of A...

Have I lived up to what I thought my life was going to be like when I was little? Have you?? When we were kids, being a grown up was the coolest thing to be. We wanted to be the boss, stay up late, eat whatever we wanted, drive a car. It all looked like so much fun! Being a kid was all about the big box of crayons, playing outside all day long, ...