Can This Unorganized Girl Find Structure?

#AskAwayFriday Structure

It’s back…another #AskAwayFriday and this week I’m swapping with Beth from Structure in an Unstructured Life. Maybe it’s serendipitous, maybe it’s a sign (to get my act together and get some structure in my life) but Beth is the third blogger I’ve swapped with who is ultra-organized and loves making

Continue reading

PowerICE – A Love Story


Have you heard of PowerICE?   If you haven’t – you are about to. It’s a new and different way to hydrate before, during and/or after training. While you may be thinking…there are already so many sports drinks and hydration options available…bear with me. This product is different.   First, PowerICE

Continue reading



DREAM Do you dream? I’ve always been a thinker. I dwell on things, think them over, try to figure out what I’m going to do and what I could have done better. I don’t often DREAM. Thinking is practical. Dreaming…what hope and optimism you must have to dream. Children dream.

Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday so I've been thinking

Wordless Wednesday       Stressful week. Crutches for one week, cast for at least three. And for anyone worried about how I took the news. I’m good. We’re good.

Continue reading

Exposed for #AskAwayFriday

Exposed #AskAwayFriday

I’m very excited about this week’s #AskAwayFriday. Each week I sign up I get a little more comfortable but it’s still hard to shake the feeling of being a little more exposed. It’s a good thing, but it’s not easy.   This week I’m partnering with April from 100lb Countdown.

Continue reading

Spring means Lacrosse

lacrosse means spring

Spring means Lacrosse Spring in Connecticut…freezing rain, blowing wind, damp and cold. Obviously the next thing that comes to mind should be outdoor lacrosse tryouts. Spending two hours outside shivering, dressed for winter and holding an umbrella. Fantastic way to spend a Sunday. The only thing worse would be to

Continue reading

How to Raise Competitive Girls

how to raise competitive girls

Today is a first for me and I’m really excited about it. I’m going to teach you everything you need to know about how to raise competitive girls! No, not really. I’m excited because I have a guest blogger! And I get to be a guest blogger! Eli from Coach

Continue reading

Kids Sports & Self Worth, Monitoring the Self-Talk

Kids Sports & Self Worth, Monitoring the Self-Talk from So, I've Been

Kids Sports & Self Worth, Monitoring the Self-Talk. So I’ve been thinking about a conversation I had with my oldest son, N, yesterday and it keeps interrupting my thoughts as I’m going through my day today. It’s a conversation that I thought wouldn’t happen at his age, 11. It’s topic,

Continue reading