Sorry I haven’t texted you back…

Quote via an  Instagram post by @elainewelteroth   This was a post I saw last week highlighting World Mental Health Day on 10/10/20.    It’s also a heavier version / example of some of my text replies (if I remember to reply ) for the past two months.    It’s not like this all of [...]

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Is your surge capacity depleted?

Now, to be transparent: of course I created the contrast with those photos on purpose.    You looked, right? ; )    Obviously, there’s a whole glam situation going on in the first photo: there’s the glass of champagne (haven’t had one since that night), and the setting is an art museum gala event I [...]

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Just One Thing

Monday was the 1st day of school-ish in my home. So far, my college sophomore & my 6th grader are off to a strong start🤞🏼in our strange world. For me, the beginning of the school year has always felt like a bonus New Year’s Day in the last half of the year. I had decided [...]

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No problem.

Welcome to a new week, good people!   First, a couple of words for you to consider:   problem: n. ~ a matter or situation regarded as unwelcome or harmful and needing to be dealt with and overcome   process: n. ~ a series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a particular, [...]

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Just For Fun

  Day 27.  Some days are pretty good — mostly better than pretty good.  Others are an energy-suck, and then I get mad about that.  I read “the numbers” every day for my city, my state, and my country.  I yell at the wifi.  I feel happy, energetic and proud when I exercise.  I get [...]

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Don’t You Dare Give Up

This week marks the next era of our family’s life. Our daughter has moved out and is starting her freshman year of college. My boy is in middle school. I’m working at my practice and started a new job last month working at my gym. I’m alone in my work some days and surrounded by [...]

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Happy Anniversary: 20 Things I’ve Learned In 20 Years of Marriage

July 11th marks my 20th wedding anniversary. Bobby and I got married on a balmy Saturday afternoon in the church where I grew up and had our reception in The Nicholas Room at Masterson’s Restaurant (which is now a row of restaurants on the University of Louisville campus.). We were transported there by one of [...]

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Laura Wagner

“Out Of Office” reply

** The above image is from Pinterest. Although I love sparkling water, it is not an attempt from me to promote La Croix lol 🙂 . Welcome to summer, everyone! Last week, I sent my children off to school for the last time this 2017-2018 year! I now have a high school senior and a [...]

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That’s What Happens When Women Who Love Themselves Raise Kids

Welcome to this week’s blog post and a new feature I’m introducing! This and all of my future posts will now be recording and available for listening on SoundCloud. So, when my weekly newsletter and blog post land in your inbox each week, you can plug me in and listen if you’re not able to [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving: On Gratitude & Table Topics

From my home to yours — here’s wishing you the happiest of Thanksgivings. Whether your gathering is intimate or there are a lot of souls around your table, take a deep breath with me and put pen to paper for a few minutes to remind yourself of the beauty of life. Please know that I [...]

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