That Time I Was (Almost) Craigslist Scammed

Friends, I was almost that person you hear about on the news and think, “how could someone be so stupid to get caught up in a Craigslist scam??” Hi, nice to meet you. I was (and maybe still am a little bit?) a victim of a Craigslist scam. It started so innocent. I was just…


The Most Precious Gift

The best thing my dad ever gave me was himself. While I had to share him with my three sisters, I still had all of him, all the time. Being emotionally available and present for your daughter, no matter the time of day or how busy you may be, is what truly makes a good…


Huffington Post Interview

Hi Friends! I am excited and honored to have been asked to do a LIVE webcam interview with the Huffington Post! We discussed overcoming anxiety, something I’m a little familiar with. :) Here is the link! Huff Post Live: Overcoming Anxiety  


Unusual Punishment

One of the things that scares me most about having children is the discipline you have to instill in them if you want them to be healthy, tolerable, functioning humans. I don’t mean discipline as in “will I spank my child or not?”, because if I¬†have a kid¬†anything like I was, the answer will be…


Killing the Binge Beast

Last month Isaac and I were driving home from the beach and because road trips = junk food binges without guilt or consequences (right? Isn’t that a rule?), we loaded up on snacks at a gas station. I don’t do anything in moderation, so I giddily stuffed a sack full of salt and vinegar chips…


There’s No Running From Allergies

Last night, Isaac and I arrived at the beautiful, serene Kiawah Island. In our backyard lives a giant alligator and from our front steps we can hear the ocean waves. The nature here is simply wonderful. It’s one of our favorite places to vacation, and a friend’s wedding here this weekend gave us another opportunity…