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When Your Children Have To Act The Wiser

I wanted to tell my child to forget it.  That doing the right thing would not matter to this person.  To let it go and to cover it with love.  I wanted to protect my grown child with all…

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Guess What, Sometimes You Will Be Unpopular

Raise your hand if you know someone popular.  I bet that you thought of a few people right off the top of your head. I often wonder what makes us label other women, especially, with this term? I wanted…

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Reminding Your Adult Self To Think With A Teenage Heart

Hello teen years.  Again. I had forgotten so much about you.  I thought when I was finally fitting in a whole six hours of rest after 20 plus years of sleeplessness that I would feel permission to close my…

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Teaching Your Children To See God In Their Every Day

Today was our first morning of a new summer schedule and I could feel the tension of irregularity and a lack of consistency in the air almost immedietely. I stepped off the back deck early this morning, dragging a…

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To The Woman Who Gossips (and doesn’t see the harm)

I’ve seen women become their words. The secret words that they share, feeling empowered in their emotions or their resolute decisions.  If someone is on their side or will listen to them, then their decision feels so right. When…

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The Crazy Lunatic Yeller Mom

This was the subject I have been avoiding for a long time now.  Writing here the words that lurk behind almost every FB mom status, picture, post and idealism we see. Mom’s want to know.  Am I the only…