He's not perfect ladies and guess what? Neither are we. We made mistakes along the way but that's how we learned. He may not do it the way you want him to. Sometimes it feels like extra work doing damage control when we let them take over the reins but if he wants to do it because he sees that your drowning, just let him.Read More
Why do people procrastinate? A frequent motivator is anxiety triggered by fear: of failure, of success, or of being judged by others. Negative self-talk in those moments, about how bad the outcome might be, convinces us any action will turn out badly, so we become frozen in inaction.Read More
This question has been asked all the time, ""What is the meaning of life?". I never thought about it before. It never even dawned on me that I would think about it at some point in my life. Yet here I am. I have good times and bad. I just wish I has happier about things.Read More
Don’t get me wrong, there’s something to be treasured about having a few moments to work out in solitude. But if given the chance to walk with some friends, usually mommy friends, I’m always down! I lovingly refer to these walks with friends as “Walking Clubs”…Read More
I’ll be right back – just heard an email come through. The phone just rang. Lunchtime. Coffee run. Kickball practice. It’s raining and my windows are open. Hitting the gym real quick.
What was I just saying?
GOOD ENOUGH MOTHER ALERT! My gut tells me my kiddo is not actually sick. Her teacher tells me this may be a competitive game. I’ve given her the option of seeing a doctor, of making this better – and I’ve come up with nothing.Read More
Am I going to miss saying “eat your food” fifty bazillion times a day? I’m so done. I’m not going to miss this stage, even though everyone says I am.Read More
You can help them learn how to save by giving them a specific amount and guiding them to put a portion aside for savings, spending and donating.Read More
I almost fell out of my chair when I heard a mom talking about her daughter seeing the perfect dress. The $700 prom dress. From her tone, it was clear she was conflicted about it.
…she questioned whether or not she was a monster – for not absolutely loving every minute of Disney with her beautiful family.
I watch other parents talk, laugh and plan with their friends (or so I think) and I feel lonely, even envious, of the relationships and friendships that I have yet to cultivate.
…but as I was lying in bed trying to fall asleep around 11:30 pm (much later than my usual bedtime) my mind was racing with everything on my to-do lists.Read More
I feel like my life is draining away with staying home with the kids.Read More