Valentine’s Day Collab || Winter Song Cover

Winter was approaching. My friend, Kimberly Maycock, and I were planning to cover and release “Winter Song” in time for the first day of Winter 2016. Between lack of technology knowledge, hundreds of miles in distance, several winter colds, an...

From a Mother, On Mother’s Day

I woke up to the smell of bacon and a soft sizzling sound coming from the kitchen. I quickly rolled over as thoughts of young children attempting to cook flashed through my mind. I was relieved to find that my husband, Russ was not in bed next to me. Now that I had...

This Picture on my Phone Surprised Me

I’m usually a really happy person by nature.  My mom called me her “Ray of Sunshine” when I lived at home. I love to laugh, and I consider myself a positive person. That’s why it surprised me when I found this photo on my phone: This is a...

Children Will Listen

Earlier this month, I did my final show for Into the Woods. I played the Baker’s Wife. It was my first lead role in a musical, and it was a wonderful experience. Not only do I love the cast I got to work with, but I also love this show. The messages in this show are...

Am I Selfish?

This is the audience of people at an event I’m staffing called “Fearless Speaker Emergence” I’m here in Carlsbad, CA enjoying the sunshine, palm trees, and beautiful views of the ocean. This picture is a more accurate view of what I’m...

5 Tips to Stay Sane

I could tell you many a story of a time when I was so tired, hungry, or completely drained that I snapped and lost my cool over someone doing something remotely normal. Like spilling water, draining the battery on my cell phone, or saying “Mommy, I’m hungry” (for the...

Happy 2016!

December 31st. Sitting at my mom’s house, surrounded by family, food, a nice big puzzle getting started on the table, and Ryan Seacrest on the TV announcing a lot of my favorite performers ringing in the new year with song. And I’m having a small anxiety...
Best Wedding Gift Ever

Best Wedding Gift Ever

You want to give the best wedding gift ever? You have probably seen some impressive wedding gifts and keepsakes. Customized artwork, naming a star after the bride, engraved jewelry, and even ornaments made to look just like the wedding cake. But there is one gift,...
Nap Time

Nap Time

Any of you who have attempted to get small children to take a nap(Perhaps so that YOU can take a nap?) understand that it is not an easy task. One of my favorite ways to get my kids to sleep is to sing to them. I have a few favorite go-to songs from my childhood that...