Try as we may, sometimes it’s hard to be content with who we are. Why is it that sometimes we have such a hard time being comfortable with this person we have been our whole lives? It’s like creativity and wonder, we had confidence when Read More
When my son was about 14, prime adolescent mortification age, we did a bit of a jaunt around Europe. Amsterdam was the last stop on the journey before heading home. We only had Read More
Are you living a very comfortable, nice life, a.k.a. stuck in a rut? Are you pretty much living in the same thing, day in, day out kind of way? Get up-work-home-walk-the-dog-dinner-tv-bed. I’m sure you are not as fastidious as Sheldon Cooper in The Big Bang Theory, but don’t you ever wonder where that carefree, Read More
I’m just so-o-o busy. I’ve got a lot on my plate right now. It’s crazy busy. I’m so busy, I don’t know which way’s up. I’m so busy, I hardly have time to think!
Sound familiar? Is one of these usually the first words out of your mouth when asked how it’s going? When did being busy Read More
They came back home in the spring with the ducks and the geese. You adjusted your life back from “me” to “mom”. Now your kids are off again, or for the first time, to university and it’s time for Stella to get her groove back. You know what I mean – Read More
Let me count the ways…
How do I love ME? Well, let’s see, there’s… Um, er, well. And, well, there’s… or… Hmm. Well, so-and-so is always saying how brave/smart/talented I am, but I don’t really think I’m very brave/smart/talented. I mean, I’m just doing what anyone Read More
Guilt is useless, unproductive, unhelpful and a terrible waste of time and energy. Skip the shoulda-coulda-woulda. It’s so over. You made a decision. It’s done. Move on.