Career, Gymnastics, Humor

Things You Learn from Coaching Kids

You should NEVER miss out on the opportunity to be around kids. They are enthusiastic about life, eager to learn, and curious about everything. It is through them that we get to see all the good in the world, long after our "adult eyes" have been blurred and tainted by life and experiences. They offer… Continue reading Things You Learn from Coaching Kids

Advice, Inspirational, Personal Growth

To “YOU” Who Needs to Remember YOU Are More Than Enough

The most important thing I want you to take away from this is that you are most definitely, without a doubt, good enough. I know there is a good chance you are rolling your eyes at that statement, and you may be muttering to yourself, "whatever" but mutter away because it's true. It's tough being… Continue reading To “YOU” Who Needs to Remember YOU Are More Than Enough

Sunday Reflections


It's been a little while, so here's a short¬†"Sunday Reflection" post before I start my week... Things I Learned: 1. If you force something, you'll break it. 2. Baking soda is not baking powder. 3. Terrible people will succeed. Wonderful people will fail. The world isn't fair. 4. There are no adults. Everyone is as… Continue reading SUNDAY REFLECTIONS

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


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