Advice, Family & Relationships, Humor, Personal Growth

Things I’ll Want My Daughter to Know

Should I ever be lucky enough to have you, my sweet little girl, these are some things I want you to know. You will be raised saying "yes ma'am" and "no sir." You will chew with your mouth closed. That includes chewing gum. Elbows will not be on the table and phones will not be… Continue reading Things I’ll Want My Daughter to Know

Advice, Personal Growth

You. Are. Not. Bad.

Think back to something you did that you feel guilty or shameful about. Close your eyes and picture yourself in the situation. Look at your heart... Were you acting out of pain, confusion, or fear? Were you looking for love in all the wrong places? Were you broken, sad, or at a rough point in… Continue reading You. Are. Not. Bad.

Advice, Identity, Inspirational, Personal Growth

No Matter What You’re Feeling Right Now, You Are Not Alone

It's scary how easy it is to feel completely alone. It doesn't matter if you're single, married, have roommates, or if you live with family. There are times when you feel like the world is full of people that have either forgotten about you or are disappointed in you. Sometimes the feelings don't even come… Continue reading No Matter What You’re Feeling Right Now, You Are Not Alone

Sunday Reflections

SUNDAY REFLECTIONS

First things first... If you have not seen this video, watch it NOW! You are guaranteed to laugh! I mean, Baker and Nila in leotards...What else could you want?! Operation Switch: Football vs. Women's Gymnastics Things I Learned: 1. Sometimes you just need to take a nap and get over it. And sometimes, you just need… Continue reading SUNDAY REFLECTIONS

Family & Relationships, Gymnastics, University of Oklahoma

My Team > Yours

Please pass the cheese platter, 'cause I'm coming at ya with a whole lot of w(h)ine. I am on the cusp of my senior year of college, and as much as I am being told my life is just beginning, it seems to feel more and more like a scene from Independence Day. I have… Continue reading My Team > Yours

Advice, Inspirational

Read When Life Gets Hard

This game called “life” is far from simple. Nobody is dealt a perfect hand. When things get difficult, all you want is a free pass to make your problems disappear. Truth is, you don’t want this life to be easy. You want it to be complicated, confusing, and trying. You want to get hurt, heartbroken,… Continue reading Read When Life Gets Hard