My Social Media Post That’s Making Lots of People… Happy

59 ViewsBelow is a post I recently did on Instagram and Facebook regarding the fact that everyone keeps telling me how happy I seem lately. I’m often smiling – it’s kind of my thing. But people are noticing a deeper happiness. After I posted this I got so many comments, phone calls and emails that I thought I’d share here …

Hopeless Pit to The Champion Stage… My Demand That Changed Everything

Kristin on the blue carpet

179 ViewsMany people dream of walking “the Red Carpet.” Whether it’s the Academy Awards, the Emmys, the Grammys, Tonys or ESPYs, so many kids (and adults too!) dream of being the mega star that is treated like royalty on that red carpet, with all the paparazzi cameras flashing. When you are an advocate for research funding and resources for living …

The Setback That Launched My Comeback Was Truly Fascinating

Kristin at the mic with arms up and she is smiling

354 Views“The greatest value you can add is to become more of yourself.” – Sally Hogshead I came across the work of Sally Hogshead a few years ago when my divorce journey had recently begun.  If you have been through a divorce and subsequently faced the “dating after divorce” mountain/monster/nightmare, you probably spit out your coffee just like I did …

Is Your Child Climbing Their Mountain… Or Yours?

mountains of colorado springs

208 ViewsDreams. We have big ones for our kids don’t we? I can remember when I was pregnant with each of my kiddos; as my belly grew, so did my dreams for them. I was envisioning baseball pitcher, football quarterback, Valedictorian! But when I got the news that two of my three babies are blind, my dreams were extinguished. And …