vacation prep.

Getting ready for a family vacation takes a ton of work. It’s almost like the universe wants to REALLY make sure you appreciate your trip because you had to work so damned hard to get ready for it. Work never fails to explode the week you’re trying to tie up all your loose ends andContinue reading “vacation prep.”

brain train.

I believe the correct term for this is “racing thoughts” but in the wee hours of the morning I think of it as the brain train that I can’t seem to catch. Anxiety takes many forms and one of mine is racing thoughts that don’t even get finished before the next one starts. Picture standingContinue reading “brain train.”

summer break, pt. 1

Summer vacation is here and we are in that transition period between the end of school and the start of the summer activities we planned for the kids. My daughter started her rec program already but my boys are home until Friday when their ESY program starts so its been a little… um… hectic. StartedContinue reading “summer break, pt. 1”

therapy. and Boy George.

Today was my first session back in therapy which was long overdue. It can take some trial and error to find the right therapist. In some cases its evident right from the start that someone isn’t right for you… let me explain. I arrived moments before my scheduled appointment. Temperature checked, signed in and thenContinue reading “therapy. and Boy George.”

superpowers.

During a recent conversation with my son we talked about the power of kindness and how a compliment can impact someone so deeply. It got me thinking about how we all have the power to impact someone else in a positive way and that makes humans pretty incredible. While we were in the car onContinue reading “superpowers.”

embrace your wild.

Recently I’m noticing a lot more folks embracing their awkward, goofy and maybe slightly odd selves… and I am HERE FOR IT! While there will always be those who think there is one way to do life, I’m finding more and more that people are embracing their authentic traits and it is so liberating andContinue reading “embrace your wild.”

initial reaction.

Do you react passionately and immediately or are you someone who can hold your reaction? Do you respond immediately or hold comment until you ask further questions and think about your answer? I’m the passionate, immediate responder… and I’m working on it. No one in my life has ever described me as quiet, shy orContinue reading “initial reaction.”

on it goes.

Thought we had enough crazy for one week? HA! Silly fools. It never ends here! Last night the little one started to stir around 1:45 am. This never means anything good for me. After tossing and turning and drinks of water and trips to the bathroom he decided he needed to educate me on howContinue reading “on it goes.”