Kat Balmos - Roots Run Deep

In some families, perseverance runs strong. In Kat Balmos’ family, hard-won independence can be traced back in time, along a line stretching back seven generations.

 

Moxie Spring/Summer 2014

Are you energized about your life?

Do you wake up every morning feeling fabulous and excited about the day ahead? Or are you just going through the motions of everyday life?

 

Through Hell and Back!

A mother's fight to save her son

Alison Mott thought she’d nipped the problem early when she caught her 13-year-old son with eye drops and gave him a tongue lashing about the drugs she suspected him of using. She had no idea at the time that she was buckling in for a seven-year rollercoaster ride that would take her to the lowest point of her life and back again. A straight-A student and popular football player, Travis was in seventh grade when he tried marijuana and discovered that he liked getting high.