Inspiration

No matter how educated, talented, rich, or cool you believe you are, how you treat people ultimately tells all.

- Unknown -
I am (not) a Pinterest Mom

I am (not) a Pinterest Mom

Every school year it’s the same story. In addition to being bogged down by endless school supply lists, back-to-school shopping, an exhausting re-boot of schedules, and extracurricular activities that won’t…

To My Babies…

To My Babies…

Ruby – your toothy (and somewhat vampire-like) smile is EVERYTHING. There are times when I stumble, bleary eyed and sleep deprived into your room to pick you up from your…

Love Who You Are

Love Who You Are

Love Who You Are. Coming from a woman who seemingly has it all together (key word: “seemingly”), I can attest that this is much easier said than done! All too…

What you do today, can improve all of your tomorrows.

- Ralph Marston -
Reignite Your Fire to Achieve Your Goals!

Reignite Your Fire to Achieve Your Goals!

**Update: Here are the winners of our 6 DietBet entries: Me: Christy Cloer (Facebook), @alishabowling (Instagram), and April Sherlock (Twitter). Chris: Chelsi Byrnes (Facebook), @joshmagill (Instagram), and Carrie Sagel Burns…

I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

- John D. Rockefeller -
Extreme Weight Loss: Mitzi!

Extreme Weight Loss: Mitzi!

Two painful addictions, one incredible woman…Mitzi’s story is truly remarkable. From the moment we met, I fell in love with everything about Mitzi: Her zest for life, determination to make…

EWL: Our Cheerleader, Rachel!

EWL: Our Cheerleader, Rachel!

Although it may have looked like Chris and Rachel spent most of their interactions one-on-one, I was actually lucky enough to get lots of time behind the scenes with this…

“Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.”

- John 15:13 -

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”

- Helen Keller -

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

- Eleanor Roosevelt -
Happy Birthday, Chris!

Happy Birthday, Chris!

Wishing the happiest birthday to a man that has truly changed the world…my best friend and husband, Chris. His selflessness, compassion, love, brilliance, kindness, and ability to dream big and…

Motivation Monday: Janey Kaspari

Motivation Monday: Janey Kaspari

Moment of truth. I have a team that makes all of this possible. A team that helps gather your feedback, brainstorm content ideas, and organize these motivational stories for you…

One Million Lives

One Million Lives

I think I am more excited about this post than I have been of any in quite awhile. To be honest (and maybe TMI), things have been a little rocky…

2014: The Year We Lived

2014: The Year We Lived

I cannot think of a better way to cap off an amazing year than with one of the most beautiful gifts I have ever received. My sweet sis-in-law (and one…

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.

- Maya Angelou -

“If you can dream it you can do it.”

- Walt Disney -

“Find a place inside where there is joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.”

- Joseph Campbell -
I Am Thankful

I Am Thankful

Today, and always, I am so incredibly thankful for these 5 sweet spirits. The happiness, laughter, pride, and joy that they bring to my life is unlike anything I’ve ever…

“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.”

- Og Mandino -
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