Being a parent is not easy. No one tells you how hard it is. Especially now. ...at this time. No one tells you the transformation you will under go at the hands of your creations. ...Amidst the chaos, there is a slow, light-weight energy... ... the eye of the storm... ... the feathery fluff... ... when… Continue reading Self Care Can Transform Relationships
Yesterday was a miracle... really. It started out a little wonky. We celebrated Truly's 2nd birthday with a family party on Sunday. We had a blast. It was a wonderful celebration. As the night approached, Charlie (my 8 year old), was complaining about her feet and leg hurting her. We attributed it to growing pains.… Continue reading A New Moon Monday Turned Miraculous
Ways I have released my fear and embraced authenticity Maybe they can help you too! "I am free falling into the unknown and I am pleased and amazed at the journey... we are ready to expand and move forward... we are ready to step into the space of truth, love and authenticity... ready to step into… Continue reading Ways I have released my fear and embraced authenticity
The snow has come...and went shortly after. Not before it left us with a beautiful experience and reason to wear waterproof gloves. Good-bye sweet snow...until we meet again... hopefully soon because our sleds will stay cold and dry until then.
I felt the pain... When my aunt gifted my children last year with the Elf on the Shelf....I thought: Another responsibility...another thing I had to do. I wasn't thinking fun, I was thinking dread...and lies. It's bad enough I lie to my children about Santa but I was going to have to carry on this charade… Continue reading Why the Elf on the Shelf is actually purposeful
I was having dinner with my girlfriends the other night. We have been friends for many years. Two of us have three kids under the age of 9. We have similar backgrounds and lifestyles. We love to yell. What I really mean to say is that we have similar pain and emotion expression. They just… Continue reading Yelling is boring + our good soul
I have been on a bravery kick. For the longest time I have been pushing fear away. ...committed to releasing fear and choosing love instead. Love cannot exist where there is fear they say. What I hadn't realized is that I wasn't embracing my fear. ...rather, pushing it away and literally choosing love instead. But I… Continue reading When Fear Meets Bravery + The Good Dinosaur
Can you really cleanse your body without going on an actual juice fast/cleanse? The following article from Redbook Magazine, written by Erin Zammett Ruddy insists that you can. Sean and I went on a cleanse on Jan. 3, 2013. (1-3-13!!) We read and followed Clean by Dr. Junger. It changed the way we looked at and… Continue reading Can You Really Cleanse Without Going on a Cleanse?
"Do as I say, not as I do..." Still totally applicable! I contradict myself all the time, so if my kids can simply follow this guideline, I would feel much better...We make every effort to grow our patience muscles...grow our understanding muscles....Our kids teach us to check ourselves before we wreck ourselves.... both of which… Continue reading Day 6 of Thanks: Children