I bought the book Radical Compassion by Tara Brach because I felt like I had lost a key part of myself - the part that cared so much about the world, about other people, and who looked for the good in everyone and every situation. I felt like the busy-ness of life and the stress… Continue reading Impact the World by Loving Yourself First
Weekday mornings are the worst, and most of my friends agree when I ask them. We’re trying to get everyone to work, school and daycare all on time. One kid is always super tired while the other is bouncing off the walls, adding an extra layer of fun to the morning. Everyone needs to be… Continue reading 4 Ways to Have a Better Morning before Work
I am not a happy person. Not naturally, anyway. And no, I’m not talking about having depression (though I have), or suffering from an anxiety disorder (which I do), or that I’ve just had an overwhelming number of bad things happen to me and those I love (been through that phase before). I’m talking about… Continue reading I am not a happy person.
Communicating with my own children is probably one of the most trying tests of my skills and education. I have even taken several college classes on child development to better understand what’s going on in those little minds, and yet still… I constantly hit walls. There are so many approaches to parenting and discipline out… Continue reading What is my toddler trying to tell me?!