Tagged ‘Inspiration‘

They are Watching You: A Mom’s Impact on Her Children

With Mother’s Day closely approaching, I thought it would be a great time to reflect on the impact that my health journey has had on my children. I am a stepmom to two boys, 14 and 11 years old.  I also have two daughters, ages 3 and 4 years old. […]


The On Deck Circle

I played baseball my whole childhood. My dad coached me until I was 12 years old, and they were some of the greatest memories. I remember being a catcher, and throwing out kids at second base. I remember pitching and playing 1st base and hitting. I remember the rivalry with […]


Pain is Temporary

How many times do we find ourselves wishing the pain would just go away. We wish it was over, the lesson was learned, the pain subsided- that this hell we endure would be only a simple glimpse. When we wish pain away, we forget that pain is a necessary part […]


Daily Writing

I spent the morning at a women’s conference in Covina, CA and all I can say is wow… My dad spoke as a guest keynote speaker, he knocked it out of the park. The music was exhilarating, the people excited, and the tears flowing. I travel and speak, and I […]


I am Ok?

I am ok… or am I? martinl13 6 days ago Am I OK?  How many of us walk through everyday telling everyone else the above statement? I am OK… We make a point of living this statement out, and trying to convince everyone else that I am OK, that I […]


What I learned from a 5th Grader

How could this be learned from a 5th grader? When I visited Holladay Elementary school this week, I had no idea a student would impact me this way. I couldn’t imagine that I would be taught a lesson by a fifth grade boy who sat in my audience. This is […]