Tag Archives: Honesty

40 things to do before I’m 40

40 things to do before I'm 40

I’m a goal-oriented person.  At least I’d like to think that I am. I have always had career-minded goals.  Professional goals. I’ve had personal aspirations and dreams. As a wife there are certain things that my husband and I wish to accomplish. As parents we have goals for our children. As homeowners, we have projects […]

Saying “I Love You” through clenched teeth – My Messy Beautiful

Four Generations

It is a beautiful cycle: that of being first a daughter, then a mother, and then a grandmother.  A cycle steeped in love, understanding, tears, comfort, joy, pain, fear, pride, beauty, and bound by even more love.  Ideally. When that cycle is broken, we become broken daughters who become broken mothers. Right now I’m right […]

The biggest lie we tell our children (without saying a word)

It has been awhile since I read the book “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” by Robert Fulghum.  It was in my pre-parenthood days.  It was so insightful, so refreshing, so inspiring when I read it. Then I had children, and now I have an entirely different perspective as I’m living […]