I think most parents of grown children look back over their child-raising years with a bit of regret and wish they had done some things differently. My parents are no exception. Yet the older I get, the more I realize all they did right.Read More
I've worked from home for several year now and I've learned so much--not only professionally, but about myself, setting limits, and much much more.Read More
At the beginning of the year, I saw a lot of Facebook posts and pins on Pinterest about people choosing a word to define their goals for the coming year.
Things like joy and serenity and peace. They even made beautiful little graphics of their chosen words for inspiration.Read More
While talking with a young friend recently, she lamented how little she’d accomplished during the year her husband was deployed.
“I just feel like I didn’t meet any of the goals I set for myself while he was gone,” she said as we sipped our skinny mocha whatevs at Starbucks.
“I didn’t run that marathon. I didn’t finish losing the weight I wanted—"
“Wait a second,” I stopped her.Read More
For a split second, I was 11 again, riding in my uncle's car, windows rolled down to the hot New Mexico summer wind. I closed my eyes as I felt for a brief second the carefreeness of that moment as I dipped my hand up and down outside the car door, savoring the breeze against my skin.Read More