Category: Work it Out

Oklahoma State, We Are With You

This weekend, the greatest upset in college football wasn’t USC’s win over 3rd ranked Utah or Georgia Tech beating #9 Florida State.  In fact, it didn’t happen on a football field at all.  It happened …

Aspiring to Inspire

I started Beyond Mommying with one mission in mind: to share my mommying journey, lessons learned and practical advice.  (More on how Beyond Mommying got started.) I never wanted fame in life. Even though I …
Why I Stay Home

Why I Stay Home

A recent report showed the rate of stay-at-home mommies is increasing and it is no surprise to me.   I am very fortunate that our family is able to allow me to be a Stay-at-home mommy of my three …

UPDATE: Picking a Path

Well, I am happy to report that I no longer feel “stagnant” in life as I did when I originally published “Picking a Path” nearly 5 months ago to the day. My life now feels …

A Big Fan of Big Ballet

I just finished watching the first episode of Big Ballet, Ovation network’s newest mini-series which chronicles a former Royal Ballet dancer’s mission to stage Swan Lake using ballet dancers that are considered too large for …

Beyond the Ballerina

If you haven’t seen this ad for Free People’s Movement line, you should watch it.  And if you aren’t deeply offended by it, let me tell you why you should be: It makes a mockery of ballet and …

Mommy Always Comes Back

One of the hardest parts of babies getting bigger and coming into toddlerhood is the unavoidable separation anxiety that indicates a secure attachment.  While my kids have had varying levels of anxiety through their little …

The Stress of Separation

Doodle has come fully in the separation anxiety phase.  While most of his anxiety surrounds my absence, he’s usually ok if others are around.  He will panic if everyone leaves him but is happy even …

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