The Toughest Conversation I Couldn’t Navigate With My Daughter

Advertisements My daughter, as precocious and curious as she is, wastes no time asking question when she doesn’t understand something. She will sit in front of you, glasses placed slightly down on her nose, with scrunched up eyebrows and a perplexing look, and “why” and “what if” you to death. Even with my full mommyContinue reading “The Toughest Conversation I Couldn’t Navigate With My Daughter”

Happy Birthday.

Advertisements My child, Please forgive me, for I may not always do my best by you, but I would give my life for yours at a moments notice. I may not always know the rhythm of your existence, but I will dance beside you anyway. My timing may be skewed; when you need me IContinue reading “Happy Birthday.”

Stressed.

Advertisements With every headline, I get more and more stressed. I wonder if my daughter will be safe in school. I wonder if my husband will be safe anywhere. I wonder if I will be safe anywhere. Everything going on around us, just breeds more and more disdain and leads to a level of skepticismContinue reading “Stressed.”

Dear Radiant,

Advertisements You seemed to have quite a glow about you this month! Was there something different about you?  New hair?  New clothes?  Nah, just an overall new me! First off, you’ve been a lot more centered than usual; attribute that to your new meditation schedule that you’ve started (going on 60 days consecutively twice aContinue reading “Dear Radiant,”

Sometimes We All Need a Break, Even Your Kid!

Advertisements Despite what others may think, it is perfectly normal for you and your children to want some time apart from one another.  Just like any other relationship, kids get sick of their parents, and parents get sick of always being around their children.  I believe this is why we take advantage of the opportunitiesContinue reading “Sometimes We All Need a Break, Even Your Kid!”

That Question We All Love to Hate

Advertisements Now that our daughter is three years old, it is not very often that time goes by when someone is asking my husband and I this one aching question: “When are y’all going to have another baby??? Jokingly, we always tell them a number of different answers: “I don’t know” “Soon” “When you startContinue reading “That Question We All Love to Hate”

Back Burner Blues

Advertisements Have you ever noticed how hard you work for the ones you love; so hard that sometimes you don’t put that same energy into yourself?  This is a disease I like to call “putting yourself on the back burner.”  I remember seeing my mom do it several times with my sister and I growingContinue reading “Back Burner Blues”

A Social Workers Woes…

Advertisements Shoutout to anyone in the child welfare field who goes through this! 

5 Energy Shifting Techniques

Advertisements If you have followed me, then you know that I have been making concerted efforts to balance my self-care and making it the top priority.  I was listening to a podcasts, and the topic of energy shifting was discussed.  I gave myself a little homework/reflective thinking assignment to think of 5 things that IContinue reading “5 Energy Shifting Techniques”

The Importace of “Adult Time”

Advertisements I recently spent New Years’ with some of my close friends, ina cabin up in north Georgia. I had an exciting time and it was just my husband and I needed for the end of a great year and to begin a new one.  While I was spending time with my friends, I realizedContinue reading “The Importace of “Adult Time””