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Life Coach: Halloween 2010

Zack is a Flying Dragon, Ainsley is a Vampire, I am Dorothy Parker. Truth be told, I bought the kids' costumes, not because I'm lazy as some have suggested, but because I am busy and tired. Also, to please them, my children. They wanted…
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Change My Life: Fat Suit and a Thong

Wonder how many girls could get away with a thong and body suit? Help me change my life?  That's just what Tracee Sioux does every day for her clients.  To learn more, subscribe to her newsletter.
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Edit Button Fail

I love a good slumber party. It's a super-fun, super-affordable birthday party. For Ainsley's 9th Birthday we had two classmates over. It was a Spa Party. Turtle Cheesecake from Whole Foods. Honestly, I'm not sure why regular birthday…

Piercings - Right of Passage

When Ainsley was a baby I participated in what felt like an Ancient Tribal Ritual - I held her tightly swaddled body down while she shrieked with fear, pain and anger - so the doctor could pierce her ears. One ear down, I thought, "Dear…

Hair Dye & Self Tanner

Ainsley wants to dye her hair blond. Because it's pretty. "I wish I had blond hair like Zack," she said. "Well, anyone can have blond hair," I said. "Or red, pink, brown, black. Any color really. No one is married to their natural…
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The Optimized Woman

There are times during the month when women naturally feel a pull inward. If we fight it - we end up feeling like crap. If we don't, maybe we feel lazy or guilty. There are other times during the month when women naturally feel like they…
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Jesus, Foot Washing

The Bible . . . You know the story where Jesus washes his disciples' feet? Of course you do. Surely you've also heard this as a metaphor for servitude. The male preacher asks the Sunday school class, "Have you ever had your feet washed?"…
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Four Generation Makeover

My parents have been in town. Very exciting and fun for all of us. We went to the best hairdresser in all of East Texas, Crystal, and got a Four Generation Makeover. My aunt, Janice. My grandmother, Viola. (I think she looks sooo hip!) My…