I Have To vs. I Get To

I Have To vs. I Get To   Twice in the last week, I have woken up on the wrong side of the bed. Not literally (that would be weird), but figuratively. Big feelings of overwhelm and stress, of apprehension and dread for the day to come. Not an awesome way to attack...

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The Power of YES

The Power of YES   I feel like I'm in a cycle of NO. Our son is in a particularly challenging season of life right now, figuring out his own pre-teen stuff while we also navigate his ADHD and ASD diagnoses. Between his stuff and the constant bickering between him...

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The Myth of Getting it Right

I’ve been hearing from moms a lot that their biggest concern when it comes to being a mom is “getting it right.” This completely resonates and breaks my heart at the same time. We are SO hard on ourselves. Whether it’s the onslaught of media content and frightening news stories, or the comparison game of social media convincing us we’re not measuring up, there seems to be a general feeling that NONE of us are doing parenting “right.”

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