Month: January 2017

Win at Losing – Book Review

Everyone has a story!  A winning story or a losing story….or both!  In award-winning sports journalist, Sam Weinman’s book, Win at Losing – How Our Biggest Setbacks Can Lead to Our Greatest Gains, he shares winning/losing stories from professional athletes, business executives, politicians and Hollywood stars and how they hit rock bottom and lost…to win.

Draw Like This! – Book Review

Are you a doodler?  Ever want to draw, but just didn’t know how to get started?  Check out Christopher Locke’s new book, Draw Like This! – How Anyone Can See the World Like an Artist – and Capture It on Paper.  This book prepares you for what you need to get started to draw…tools, training and an artist’s eye to think about your surroundings and to practice specific drawings of what you see.

One Mother’s Journey to Rediscover Her Identity and Find Peace and Hope after the Loss of Her Child #InfantLoss

Losing a baby is an unimaginable heartache affecting one out of five expecting parents. For many this is unimaginable, but for me and my husband, this was reality. I am honored to share this book with you titled: Expecting Sunshine. In the new, deeply moving and vulnerable memoir, Expecting Sunshine: A Journey of Grief, Healing, and Pregnancy After Loss {April 2017, She Writes Press}, award-winning author, artist, filmmaker, and public speaker Alexis Marie Chute opens her heart about her own loss and subsequent journey toward healing while also encouraging bereaved parents to find peace through creative expression and storytelling.

Two Powerful Bullseyes for Raising Happy Children

Keep It Simple Stup—Ha! We’ve all heard the saying. But as a new parent who had never really changed a diaper before, I needed help when I brought my first born home. I was a seeker, a willing student, but I also had huge time constraints—work, marriage, running a household, and most importantly my precious baby who could do nothing for himself, yet he was now in my complete care.