Remember before. Before you had kids of your own and you made mental notes about how you would never do this or that or the other? Yup. Me too. Remember when you were pregnant and women (and men) of all ages came out of the woodwork to give you advice? Yup. Me too. How'd that work out for you… Continue reading What do you mean there’s no Instruction Manual?
I am a more girl. I want more. More of all the things. More people (the more the merrier, I'm an extrovert to the core), more jobs (I have 4), more kids (I would have 10 if I could), more food (who doesn't want more food), more vacations, more house, more family time, more time.… Continue reading I’m a More Girl
So, as part of my focus this year on gratitude and being present in the moment I've decided I would also like to revisit all the notes that take on a regular basis. If you've ever seen me in real-life, I'm always writing something down. Mostly because I just turned 40, so I'm old, I… Continue reading How YOU doin’? When “Pastor-Talk” Meets a Friends Reference
A wise friend shared a story with me years ago that really stuck. I'm sure you've experienced that too. For one reason or another you just relate to it and it resurfaces often. I can't take credit for this story...but I'm going to tell it like its mine. Just so we are clear...it's not. So… Continue reading Little Red Wagon
When pain and anger run so deep our human reactions are sometimes violent. Good news…we get to choose how we put those feelings into action – it doesn’t have to be violent. As a teacher, I’ve spent some time teaching kiddos how to react without the violence. How to choose wisely. As a mom, I… Continue reading Imma Fight Him