Being a human #107 Protect and provide for the littles. Yours, mine, ours, someone’s kid....makes no difference. Couples make this mistake of putting themselves or their significant other’s needs before the littles. You and your partner are a team. A unit. You are not “me and they”. You are “we”. It is that “we” who… Continue reading Day 107
Your disposition is a personal choice. When you wake up feeling bad, you can choose to push that attitude onto others or you can choose to be happy. You can decide to be in a better mood or hang on to that bad one all day. If someone bumps into you by mistake, you can… Continue reading Day 100
Today we had a No Screen Day. It was challenging and fun. We went to a park and played, had a picnic lunch, and went to a bookstore. When we got home we read and napped. I found that I was the one who missed my screen. The kids didn't even ask until we were… Continue reading Day 86
Today 34 years ago I became a mother. It is a scary, thrilling, beautiful thing to be. You are always a parent once you become one. It isn’t something you ever finish doing or being. Some humans walk away. Better to stay gone if you can’t commit to forever. Tiny humans deserve your best self… Continue reading Day 75
I laughed way to hard about this quote. “I thought raising teenagers would be like those goofy old Brady Bunch episodes about curfews, acne and dating. It’s not. It’s more like Survivor meets Dateline – hang in there and don’t murder anyone.” I wish I knew who wrote it. I would laugh and cry with… Continue reading Day 51
This day flew by in a blink. House hunting is a crazy whirlwind.
Thought for today. Tell the humans you love that you LOVE them. Tell them often and in public. Don’t hide the fact. Make it weird.
Writer’s Log Day 22... Finished the draft of Prayer After Prayer, a new book I’m working on. Handed off to my first editor, AKA my mother. She gets a first look at all my work. Well, most of it. Why? Well, she’s my mother. Do you have a Mom? I mean you must since you… Continue reading Day 22
Long day. Many things to be thankful for. Trying to get ready for sleep and my kids are procrastinating. I know I’ll miss them when they are grown and leave home. I miss their big sister and her children something awful. How do you balance the want for the future and desire for time to… Continue reading Day 18
Today is a good day. Any day that you can wake up next to someone who loves you is a good day. Make spending the first and last few minutes of every day with your person, the human you can about the most, a priority. All your days will be good days.