It isn’t easy to be Mom… and dad.

Here is a shout to ALL of the parents out there. If you are doing it right; then you are probably feeling insane, stressed, over-worked, and under appreciated, it isn’t a job for the meek and mild. It is a responsibility that pushes you to the limit, pushes you so close to edge and right…

Words give hope and may build strength: Send love to a stranger.

Children have the most simplistic view on happiness. It isn’t materialism that builds their confidence and self worth but the love of those around them. Olivia Enderle is the daughter of my cousin Emily. Emily and I aren’t very close but her journey with Olivia is one that has all my love and is always…

Mommy is losing her F*ing Mind

Hi, My name is Mom, Mommy, Mama, Mimi, MOTHER… Aubrey. I, like a billion other women, strive to not only raise children but also have dreams of a fulfilling and long lasting career which as a single mom is almost a funny punchline. My disclaimer here is that I acknowledge that all moms either single…

Jack!! I’m Flying- Aerial Adventures

Studio Goddess-8th Avenue Nashville, TN I have to imagine that I am not the only one who has been curious about aerial classes. These women look so gorgeous as they effortlessly just sail through these fabrics or “swoops’. The difficult part was to walk in the class, the first being the Aerial Lyra (hoops) all…

Comfort Zones- Jumping out of the box.

I made a commitment to spend 30 days living a “better” me, a life dedicated to loving my whole self. During that project, I learned that I am almost paralyzed by living inside my comfort zones. I always prided myself on taking changes and living slightly on the edge but what I picked up on…

Day 3- Elastic Time

One of my biggest stressors, is time or lack there of. I use the lack of time to make excuses for all sorts of things but if I sit and think about it, it is more that I do not want to make certain things a priority for my time. Last night I made a…

Unromantically yours

I am a self proclaimed unromantic. I am the kind of girl that flowers are wasted on but what I am starting to learn is that doesn’t mean that I do not value romance. On the heels of the most canned and forced day of conventional demonstrations of love, I have been reflecting on what…

Day 2: Honesty can have a bitter taste

Each morning, I have committed to writing in my journal then reflecting on it in the evening so that I can monitor my behavior, my awareness, and my shortfalls. I do not believe in dwelling in the “could’ve, would’ve, should’ve” blues but I am a firm believer in learning from our past experience. Last night,…

Living Better- My 90 day Challenge.

I live 27 miles from my place of  employment, on an average day it take 72 minutes to commute to work.Over the past few weeks, I have had this going hunger for change and to leave the traffic behind. That hunger has been fueled by the fact that I can’t find the satisfaction in my…

Take risks, love life, and be great.

Have you ever noticed that the best feeling in the world comes from letting your guard down? Do you reflect on a memory where you felt completely free and crave to feel that way again? What if I said, it’s easy to feel that way everyday and the power to do so is inside you….

OkStupid- Online dating: endless options lessens your connections.

I have been a loud opponent of online dating for a very long time, I have always felt that online dating is just a giant meat market, where everybody becomes an option. Recently, a friend of mine had an experience that solidified my disdain. A friend of mine, we will call her Angie, decided to…

A message to my daughters about love.

It’s well known that I haven’t always had the best track record for love, sometimes by my own fault and sometimes because of my blindness in choice. I know how it feels to both have my heart broken and to break a heart. What I have a learned are lessons that I never want my…