“Most of us are taught to be people pleasers. We give away parts of our souls trying to make other people happy.” I wondered why this resonated deeply with all of us.Read More
The difference between being busy and being intellectually fulfilled is infinite. I am certainly busy enough and grateful that I am here as the mothership to the family. I will not fill this empty space with just anything. My mind does wander and wonder though. It wanders and wonders though.Read More
I said, "This is important that you be seen today, can you make it through?" This practice mattered to her having a chance to get on the team.
"No." she said. Again.Read More
The thing about thirteen is that the physical connection of picking them up and cleaning their bodies, bathing and dressing them and playing on the playground and putting them in and out of their carseats and laying with them and reading to them and having them sit on your lap it's all over. It's all over.Read More
Never in my wildest imagination did I expect to spend thirteen years raising my daughter with the outcome being that I became the most irritating person on the planet. But here I am, the most annoying and offsetting person in the house.Read More