How sleep changes as you age

At some points I swear I’m supposed to be living in a place like Australia because my nights and days are so mixed up from my sleep pattern. For more than a few years I’ve slept about 2 hours at a time before waking to check the time or take the dog out or getContinue reading “How sleep changes as you age”

Where does confidence come from?

Confidence is a positive belief that in the future one can generally accomplish what one wishes to do. Where does the feeling come from? Lately my kids have been going through changes in life and their confidence in certain areas of life surges and then shrinks. It’s something I wish I could fix for them…Continue reading “Where does confidence come from?”

Horribly behaved…

Sportsmanship and what makes a good coach a good coach have been topics that has come up a lot in our family recently. With my son playing Babe Ruth baseball and competitive football and my daughter playing travel softball we have really had a lot of good opportunities to talk about sportsmanship. The winning andContinue reading “Horribly behaved…”

Systems malfunction

Running is now into my daily life system some days are better than others but the miles I’ve gained so far this week mean I’ll pas 1,000 career miles by next week! If you’re having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn’t you. The problem is your system. Last year in September I read theContinue reading “Systems malfunction”

But without struggling…

Today on my list of things to write about it says I should share what people can most likely find you doing when you’re not at work. Motherhood doesn’t end and since I’m temporarily unemployed until the next school year, really I’m struggling right now to beat back the demons of wanting to sleep allContinue reading “But without struggling…”

Let’s Celebrate Minimalistic Running Shoes on Global Running Day (Again)

Last year on June 3rd I wrote about Global Running Day and minimalistic running shoes… This year it came a day early and I took advantage of it by running 2 miles on my way to 100 this summer! Read last year’s article: Let’s Celebrate Minimalistic Running Shoes on Global Running Day As the milesContinue reading “Let’s Celebrate Minimalistic Running Shoes on Global Running Day (Again)”

Against The Grain

Spanking, or rather paddling, in schools recently made headlines when a Florida student was paddled by a principal and it was caught by an outside party to the incident. As a child of the 70s, 80s, and 90s, I’m not at all unfamiliar with this concept although I’ve never experienced it myself. When I wentContinue reading “Against The Grain”

Decisions

Sometimes when you decide to do something you don’t know how it’s gonna turn out. Today my heart felt at ease after hearing that my decision was a good one to make. It wasn’t that joy that you get from an I told you so moment but it was an ease off my mind andContinue reading “Decisions”