The lantana flowers are in full bloom in Central Texas right now. They’re commonplace in the front yards here growing so profusely it’s easy to walk on by without giving them any thought. But if you just pause and notice, you’ll see something really special. Look closely and what appears to be one pretty, colorful flower is actuallyContinue reading “There’s Something Special You Need to See”
On my way home from preschool drop-off the other day, the George Strait song She Let Herself Go came on the radio. After loudly singing along for a few bars the meaning of that saying started to sink in. The song is about a woman who, after a breakup, “let herself go.” Though not in the typicalContinue reading “She Let Herself Go”
A good morning routine fills your cup so you’re ready for the day. You start the day intentionally, tuned in to yourself, rather than having your thoughts and emotions run on default, filled with the turmoil of the news of the day and social media. What works for me and makes my morning routine somethingContinue reading “My Morning Routine”
“Who we become by going after our goals is even more important than achieving them.” – Allison Burch Six years ago this month I sat down for coffee with a woman who would change my life. At that time I often felt like I wasn’t a good enough mom or a good enough employee. I had aContinue reading “The Story of How I Got Unstuck”
Since we’ve started sheltering in place I’ve been going on an early morning walk almost daily. Two to four miles, rain or shine. No music, no podcasts. Just me, the rising sun, the waking birds, and a few neighbors from afar. The solitude and peace have been quite glorious, honestly. Then, a couple of daysContinue reading “What Are Your Essential Needs?”
Here’s how acknowledging and validating improves your communication and strengthens your connection.
“Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now.” – Goethe Happy New Year! Here’s a fun little game to play at this time of year. What’s something wonderful in your life now that a year ago (or longer, you make the rules)Continue reading “Are You Ready to Create a Year You Love?”
Giving and receiving support is one of the most important ways we can make our lives and our relationships more fulfilling.
Marvel at your growth, just as often as you gaze in awe and love at your child. How is parenthood shaping you? What lessons are you (still) learning?
For new parents, taking a moment to reconnect at the end of the day can be daunting.
Try these 10 totally do-able ways to come back to each other and keep your relationship strong.