“I’m scared in my gut but brave on the outside.” My 8-year-old daughter has recently developed a fear of big, booming thunderstorms. Honestly, It surprises me because she tends to be my bold and confident child. Lately when we experience […]
We feel guilty for what we do. We feel guilty for what we don’t do. We feel guilty for how we feel. And, if we manage to not have strong feelings on an issue, we can even find a way […]
Working from home while simultaneously mothering is simply not easy. There is no denying it is full of competing priorities, a constant pull between roles and moments of exponential frustration. As I worked from home over the last few months […]
What do Candy Crush and a Dance Party have in common? They are both ways I connect with my kids in an intentional and special way. Meet Harper. She is my 8-year-old going on 18-year-old, responsible and typical first born. […]
I start each day in my sweats, with a cup of coffee, and time on the couch with my kiddos. Earlier this week I did exactly that, but there was a little added excitement to my routine — our family […]
Choosing a Growth Mindset can empower and equip us when faced with challenging circumstances. Remember: you can do hard things!
When the circumstances you are facing feel impossible to change, your ability to laugh may be what is needed most. The lighthearted opportunities are there if you are willing to lift your eyes above the challenges and recognize them.