Becoming the Landlady

September 24, 2015

This month I closed a chapter in my life playing a role I didn’t specifically chose for myself—the landlady. My husband and I were young professionals when we met and fell in love, but along with the storybook romance came the reality....

Wellness Wednesday: SIMPLICITY

August 5, 2015

As we move into a new month, it’s time to shift our focus away from “rebirth” and take on a new word, a new intention. Our featured Behaviorist for August is Kathryn, and she’s chosen “simplicity” as our Wellness Wednesday Word of the...

Father’s Day: We Are Grateful

June 18, 2015

At Model Behaviors, we focus on women who strive to balance it all while prioritizing what is most important to us as individuals. For this Father’s Day, we want to take a minute to thank all the outstanding men who have supported us...

Celebrating Motherhood

May 5, 2015

Seven years ago today, I spent Mother’s Day with my mom. I took her to brunch after church and thanked her for all that she had done for me. At that time, I’d just met the man I would later marry and was still in the throes of my...

Off the Beaten Path: Molokai, Hawaii

April 29, 2015

I have a vagabound spirit and happy memories traversing the ruins of Angor Wat in Cambodia and walking the streets of Old Havana in Cuba. I love being in a place where you take in a moment of fleeting history as though you’re in a...

Tips on How Stay Politically Aware

March 5, 2015

Recently, I received a text message asking my opinion on a perspective Presidential candidate. While flattered that anyone would want my opinion, after all I’m usually at home with small children these days, I was also a bit...

How to Get Organized and Plan for the Future

February 12, 2015

It is February of a new year. You may be going strong on resolutions, you may have ditched them, or you may have decided not to make any this year. Like me, you may find that a new year brings a feeling of freshness. I want to...

National Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January 23, 2015

January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. I talked with Phoenix’s Vice Mayor Jim Waring after a meeting on the subject to learn more about the Compass Plan. This innovative plan is tasked with creating a safe environment...