Pausing to be present

When was the last time you paused in your day to be truly present and grateful? We can get so caught up in all the demands of taking care of kids, work and managing a household. Our lives slip past are a frightening pace. Our kids morph and grow before our eyes and we know that they will be an adult and gone all too soon. Or maybe it is just me that forgets to be present? Continue reading “Pausing to be present”

Deep work to address unhealthy drivers

Motherhood seems to magnify all those insecurities and issues that lie buried within. They seem to be easier to mask when you aren’t responsible for this little person and facing the stressors that come with that. Add to that the deep desire not to pass on issues to my daughter. Then add the responsibility of teaching this child how to deal with her emotions and function as a whole human being. I am grateful for the incentive to do the deep work in myself that will in turn benefit her. Continue reading “Deep work to address unhealthy drivers”

Surviving the tough stuff of love

We often go through different seasons as we grow and get older. Along with those seasons comes surviving the tough stuff of love. This can be hard when for some of us we are doing just that, surviving. Continue reading “Surviving the tough stuff of love”