What Brings You Joy?

I’ve been ruminating on Joy. It would be easy to write a how to list, or a check list. But is it fair to tell another person what THEY need to bring them joy? NO! Instead I believe it’s best to individually ask yourself the hard questions. You are the best person qualified to figure […]

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The Faces We Wear – Part Two

My friend opened up and told me she was tired, feeling alone and desperately needed time away with her husband to reconnect and remember what it felt like to be “her” instead of the mom of three kids. She needed five minutes to NOT be a mom, to be herself – not the mom that had […]

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The Faces We Wear – Part One

Recently, I walked past a mom that I know in passing and casually asked her how she was doing. She surprised me. Usually she gives a chipper answer, life is good, great, couldn’t be better, basically has the face on. Today was different. Today she told me she was tired and she wasn’t doing very well. […]

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