Say Yes and Show Up

I juggle too many things in my life. My motto was always, “Say yes and show up.” It’s been an excellent way to live my life since moving to Hawaii. However, I feel I may have reached a saturation point. Saying yes and showing up is a no-fail, awesome way to be successful, and I…

Resiliency

Today is my ex-husband’s birthday. He is 59 years old today. When we met, I was 22 and he was 29. He was so handsome and charming—a country singer and musician. He was my prince charming, straight out of a Disney movie. He spoke so lovingly of his family. He loved his parents and his…

#NoFilter #LifeUnfiltered

The other day a woman I respect and admire from afar (in other words, we know each other, but not real well), wrote to me and said my writing was fearless and helped her get through a difficult time. She also said she wanted to apologize to me for thinking my life was perfect. Holy…

Mothering on Borrowed Time

How do we tell our daughters how much we love them? How do we describe how deep our desire is for them to be happy and live full, adventurous and glorious lives? It’s almost overwhelming. When my daughter was just a few weeks old I was diagnosed with a chronic and terminal autoimmune disorder. There…

Classy, Sassy and a Little Smart Assy – Boudoir Photography

Have you every thought about scheduling a boudoir photo session? If so, stop thinking about it and do it! Boudoir photography is much more than gorgeous photos. It’s about giving women — all women, an opportunity to feel beautiful regardless of shape, size or imperfections. It’s about celebrating your body and loving yourself when society…