Comparison is the thief of joy, right? And it KILLS our mindset when it comes to our kids. Think about it. “My child is not walking yet, and hers is walking already.” “She breasted for a year and a half, and I only made it 10 months.” “My boy is fast just like that kid.Continue reading “Comparison Is The Thief Of Joy”
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Word of Appreciation Matter
I’m up early this morning, and I already have tears. Good ones, though, thankfully. Every morning, I wake up to an email inbox full of unread messages, at least 30 or 40 every day. A few are marketing emails, some are related to my professional mentoring group, others are humdrum parent questions or receipts fromContinue reading “Word of Appreciation Matter”
Update Your Self Care
Girl, why are you struggling so hard to take care of yourself? Why are you chasing that thing that has always calmed you down? What you used to do to feel better? How you have coped before? You’re not the same person. You are not the same woman you were 10 years ago, 5 yearsContinue reading “Update Your Self Care”
Relationship Score Keeping
Why are we keeping score? “I checked on her 3 times while she was sick, and she hasn’t checked on me once.” “I repeatedly text her and invite her to lunch. Would it kill her to text and ask me for a change?” “She has time to go running around doing all that mess, butContinue reading “Relationship Score Keeping”
OK. If I don’t stop and write, I’m going to explode. Life has been happening so fast that I can’t stop long enough to get my thoughts out, dang it. I might even lose a few pounds…that’s how much they build up when I don’t blog. Stupid. Anywho…it’s performance season, so I’m in full prepContinue reading “Survival Mode”
Healthy Choices Today
Progress, People! Whole foods only and lots of water! Nothing more motivating than seeing myself in the mirror dancing with my kids last night. Other than all this, I just feel like I better watch my health. It can get away from us, you know. You must start going through a thing in your 40’sContinue reading “Healthy Choices Today”
Weight Loss & Accountability…just no.
So I’ve been thinking about telling y’all that I’m going to start trying to lose weight. Telling you would mean accountability, though, and accountability means…um… having to be accountable…for actually doing it. *sigh* Why is weight loss hard? It’s not hard to eat birthday cake. Why is weight loss accountability so hard? It’s not hardContinue reading “Weight Loss & Accountability…just no.”
20 Ways To Love Yourself
1) Don’t respond to that email, text, or phone call. 2) Let that housework wait; it will still be there later. 3) Take a shower, smell good, and show up with your chin up. 4) Say “no” with a smile, because you really are too busy to take on another thing. 5) Don’t put upContinue reading “20 Ways To Love Yourself”
Let go of the crap.
Funny, isn’t? Funny to think about your old self, or maybe what the rest of the world is still doing, when you decide to be completely done with… Stupid crap. Fake crap. Meaningless crap. Other people’s crap. Political crap. Crap that ain’t my business. Dramatic crap. Pretentious crap. It’s the biggest challenge of all –Continue reading “Let go of the crap.”
It makes me tired.
I’ll just go ahead and say it, because I know y’all are thinking it, too. Sometimes, I don’t want to hear about other people’s problems. Anybody’s. The world’s. The economy’s. Whoever. Whatever. It makes me tired. There. It’s out…for all of us. That doesn’t sound very nice, I know, but seriously. I just don’t haveContinue reading “It makes me tired.”