Here I am, watching my first born get excited about cheer tryouts at the middle school. She’s at the edge of preparing to leave elementary school, the innocence I have enjoyed for 7 years. I can’t believe we are about to leave in the distance the childhood of what I had grown accustomed to and what I would now have to hold on to; – … Continue reading Confessions of a Cheer Mom: Surviving the transitions of Elementary to Middle School One Cheer at a Time
Life in the south is interesting to say the least, but it is home. The mountains, the music, the people all add up to equal a great place to live. Growing up, my parents always instilled in us to chase our dreams. No matter what, anything we set our mind to was possible with hard work and determination. This rang true for me in many … Continue reading Home: The Place Where I Belong
As women, we have all said it. We all have been asked. We try to to keep pushing through the days, make it through to the weekend, the month, the year. Everyone has their own battles that they go through. Some more extreme than others. What do we say? I’m fine! Why? We don’t want to bother them. We don’t want to complain. We don’t … Continue reading I’m (Not) Fine
“When you walk through a storm, hold your head up high and don’t be afraid of the dark.” Rodgers and Hammerstein Hey you! Look in the mirror. Yes – YOU! Look at that strong beautiful person staring back at you. That is someone that has weathered storms and has come out on the other side even stronger than before! Now, do you believe it?! Do … Continue reading Stay Strong Beautiful!