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Let Kids Be Kids!!!

Let Kids Be Kids!!!

If you can, think back to your younger years, maybe when you were grade school age, or even younger if you can. What were you like? Did you have fears and worries and doubts or anxiety?? Kids can be cruel. Let’s face it, adults can be cruel too. The world isn’t by any means a perfect place, it’s far from it. But as a parent, you want to try to instill good morals and selflessness...

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E: Enthusiasm – What It’s Really Like

E: Enthusiasm – What It’s Really Like

This post is part of a series titled, “A-B-Cs – What It’s Really Like”. Each week a new letter and its word will be revealed. Each word’s explanation will illustrate significant personal meaning, application and ultimately demonstrate, What It’s Really Like…  We have all heard that “a little bit goes a long way” and none more can be said about the action of enthusiasm. A small dose of enthusiasm c...

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Dreams | WIRL Project

D: Dreams – What It’s Really Like

This post is part of a series titled, “A-B-Cs – What It’s Really Like”. Each week a new letter and its word will be revealed. Each word’s explanation will illustrate significant personal meaning, application and ultimately demonstrate, What It’s Really Like…  “Most of us spend a lot of time dreaming of the future, never realizing a little arrives each day.” We’ve all played out the hero scenario i...

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Shut Up and Dance With Me | WIRL Project

Shut Up and Dance with Me – How to Lead and How to Follow

Ah, Summer. Season of weddings and first dances. For some, learning the perfect dance can be just as beneficial and effective as premarital counseling. For me, this one activity became an object lesson in how to lead and how to follow – on and off the dance floor. There we were in the middle of the dance floor, learning the box step and trying to remember the fancy add-ons we had learned the lesso...

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Beauty Buzz | WIRL Project

What’s the Beauty “BUZZ”??

Recently I found this amazing product and I just have to share it with everyone I know!! Being only twenty years old, I still try my hardest to combat any signs of aging before it even has time to hit me! Like any other women, (at least I think), we will do anything to stay looking as youthful as we can for as long as we can! While some people like to spend more money on procedures to reverse the ...

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Courage | WIRL Project

C: Courage – What It’s Really Like

This post is part of a series titled, “A-B-Cs – What It’s Really Like”. Each week a new letter and its word will be revealed. Each word’s explanation will illustrate significant personal meaning, application and ultimately demonstrate, What It’s Really Like…  When is the last time you experienced something that was absolutely terrifying? If you survived it, chances are courage played a factor in o...

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REAL Reason We Celebrate 4th of July

The REAL Reason American’s Celebrate the 4th of July

Do you know the REAL reason that American’s celebrate the 4th of July? We’re willing to bet that you don’t (see video below). So, before you embark on your Independence Day celebrations, you may want to freshen up on your US History and remember what the decorations, cookouts, and fireworks are all about. But don’t rush off to Google, WIRL Project has you covered! Here is a...

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Baseball Parents | WIRL Project

An Open Letter To The Parents Of My Players

Dear Parents, Let me begin by first thanking you for the opportunity to coach your son. It is an honor and a privilege to have the ability to work daily with young men, helping mold them into upstanding citizens through the game of baseball. It is a tremendous responsibility that I take very seriously. Baseball has the ability to teach young men a lot about life. Humility, respect, and accountabil...

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What It's Really Like to Lose 100 Pounds | WIRL Project

What It’s Like to Lose 100 Pounds

Today I was at the post office. Handing my I.D. to the clerk, she examined it, looked at me, and looked at the photo again. “Wow, you look really different!” I get that response often so wasn’t too surprised. I’ve considered ordering a new driver’s license since I’m slightly worried I’ll get stopped at the airport for not being the actual Sara M. Borgstede...

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B: Balance – What It’s Really Like

B: Balance – What It’s Really Like

This post is part of a series titled, “A-B-Cs – What It’s Really Like”. Each week a new letter and its word will be revealed. Each word’s explanation will illustrate significant personal meaning, application and ultimately demonstrate, What It’s Really Like…  Previously, I posted about the importance and delicate understanding of checking and balancing responsibilities in a working marriage. Like ...

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