Tag: letting go

Glimpses of Joy: Snapshots of Motherhood

The days are long but the years are short. Before I had kids this is what I always heard parents say.  And from experience,...

How “Tidying-Up” Changed My Life

Have you seen the latest craze on Netflix? You know the one. The cute little lady encouraging everyone to tidy their homes by letting...

Dear Mom of a First Time Preschooler

Dear Mom of a First Time Preschooler, You did it! We are about half way done with the school year. I know you thought I...

New Year, Same You (A Letter to My Daughter)

It’s 2019, a new year. Whether it’s seeing the ‘lose weight now’ ads or the social media streams of new years resolutions, a new...

A New Family, a New Home, a New Year

As we approached our closing date on the old house, I was taking one last walk through all the rooms by myself, while my...

How to Crush the Back-to-School Blues

When I make that fateful flip of the calendar to the month of August, the back-to-school blues begin to set in. The countdown begins...

Becoming a Parent Helped My Need For Perfection

For most of my life I have been a perfectionist. I can’t deny it, nor hide it. I’ve accepted it as a double edge...

4 Tips for Making Your Way Through School-Aged Friendships

In this month of celebrating love and friendship, I can honestly say that navigating my kids’ friendships is wearing me out. The shifting tides...

Letting Go of Perfection

The battle of perfection constantly wages in me and pulls at the corner of my heart. It is one of those things that I...

A Cup of Grace This Holiday Season

We survived our first major holiday month with our first born! Honestly, I could really take a nap right about now. Maybe one that...