WhatIfWednesday: Rainbows or Raindrops?

What if your perspective on life always allowed you to see the rainbows amid the raindrops? #whatifwednesday #rachelsidea #perspective #findthehelpers #findtherainbows

ThinkingThursday: Consistency of Effort

I sighed an audible sigh. “Fuck, I was fat,” I uttered with total disgust under my breath. I normally love Facebook memories. They normally send a smile running across my face. Not this one. This memory glowed amid the darkness of the room while feeding my son at 4:30 am. The memory? Amazing! The adjoining […]

WhatIfWednesday: Prebituary

What if you had to live your life so it could be captured in 140 characters? What would yours say? #whatifwednesday #rachelsidea #prebituary

WhatIfWednesday: Acting with Humanity

What if we always acted with the humanity, grace and generosity you witness during tragic natural disasters? How freaking cool would our world be… #whatifwednesday #rachelsidea #lovethyneighbor #thechoiceisthepath #bethechange

WhatIfWednesday: Friends and Money

What if friends protected their relationships as carefully as they protect their money? #whatifwednesday #rachelsidea #loveyourpeople

WhatIfWednesday: Productive Pursuits

What if Facebook suddenly vanished? What productive pursuits would you chase with the time you were unexpectedly given back? #whatifwednesday #rachelsidea

ThinkingThursday: Folding Yourself in Two

ThinkingThursday: Folding Yourself in Two “So many people want to be the noun without doing the verb.” – Austin Kleon I intently watched my eleven month old son over six days try to reach the bowl in the back of “his” cabinet. I believe in letting him struggle mightily to figure it out for himself. […]

WhatIfWednesday: Childhood Curiosity

What if you never lost your childhood curiosity and enthusiasm to try anything…like starting a band before 7am? How would your world be different? #whatifwednesday #rachelsidea

Our Family Word: Contribute

Contribute Amid the chaos of today’s world, this young girl gives me hope. I’m glad she’s ours. My favorite word may be “perspective,” but our family word is “contribute.” Quite simply, “do what you can, where you are with what you have.” Make a difference. Help. Contribute.While pushing Briggs on the swing, I looked over […]

WhatIfWednesday: Good Days Suck

What if you stopped accepting good days as good enough and instead drove to unlock the magic of great days? #whatifwednesday #Gooddayssuck #driveforgreat #unlockthemagic #rachelsidea