So much growth this year...I have learned I am capable of giving unconditional love.
Tag: life lessons
Flipping the Questions: Opening Up to be Unapologetically Me
Secrets, Lies and Bossy Bossers
I tell people I am a recovering perfectionist. Quintessential oldest child, I wanted to set the example, follow the rules, make more rules to follow, and do it all with ease and perfection. People pleasing was how I thought you were supposed to live your life. Rules are easy. There are clear boundaries you have [...]
Year End Lessons for 2018
On hostile unicorns and absolution
A few weeks ago, my oldest son was explaining how he beat the hard mode in Terraria. For me, listening to how these games are played, even though I have watched them, is complicated, to say the least. Basically, Terraria is a game where you can dig, build, and fight. You work through different biomes [...]
Fridays are usually my kids favorite days. No homework means straight up fun all afternoon. After the first full week of school I thought my kids would be stoked that Friday afternoon had finally arrived. All seemed good in the car. Of course my momdar (mom + radar) should have gone off when my daughter [...]
An intuition filled life
Living in the WILD – lessons from afourytale
School has started. Enough said. Am I right? Whether you have kids in school or not if you live in the U.S., school starting changes traffic patterns, moods and daily life all the way around. And since my brain cannot function without examining the minutiae of everything, it started spinning and I thought this was as [...]
Bear hunts, earthquakes & roller coasters
Earthquakes shake through the foundation of our lives. They just do. They aren't planned and you can't escape them. It reminds me a bit of the book Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen. In the book, the family goes looking for a bear and they encounter long wavy grass, a deep cold river, thick [...]
My first reading.
I still suck at small talk and other things I probably shouldn’t write out loud!
Teaching them to fall
Do souls die?
Do souls die? Do souls and bodies die at different times? One of my sweetest clients wrote to me the other day and she included these questions in her email to me. She wrote to me about dementia and Parkinson's Disease. She has witnessed these first hand and wants to know what happens to the soul [...]