I look around and feel overwhelmed by messages telling me I'm "not enough." Not skinny enough, parenting well enough, putting enough effort into my home, spending enough time with my spouse, giving my children enough experiences, etc. It. Is. Exhausting. Overwhelming. Social media accelerates these messages when I mindlessly scroll through feeds and see what everyone … Continue reading Hey Momma, It’s Okay . . .
As a new school year begins, the stories of kids dealing with rejection begin to find their way to my newsfeed...and my home. Our momma hearts hurt when our babies hurt.
I had a neighbor I struggled to love. We had a brief friendship, then a fall-out. Over what, I have no idea. My discomfort around her was palpable. Instead of trying, my strategy became avoidance. My kids would ask to go out front to ride bikes and I wouldn’t answer until I looked out the … Continue reading Three Simple Ways to Love Others