I would like to flip the Do More with Less mentality to more a Reflect and Rest approach, which ironically allows us to do more with less in the longer run. Continue reading Doing “More with Less” Does Not Work!
A Chinese saying reminds us that it is very difficult to change the nature of who we are, that is it easier to move mountains and rivers. Continue reading Easier to Move Mountains
We cannot control the past. We cannot control other people. If I am here, I am going to make the best of it. Continue reading I Am Where I Should Be
So I’ve decided… I’m not going to do anything this weekend. I’m not going to make a list, I’m not going to feel guilty. Continue reading Not Doin’ Nothin’ This Weekend
You know where I’m going with this, right? I’m not that mom who spent a month planning and creating the perfect homemade costume, who is decking out the porch in Halloween decorations, who spent the weekend carving Jack o’Lanterns with my kids and their cousins… Nope. I had to all day work Sunday. I was shuttling kids to their extra curricular programs on Saturday. And … Continue reading Lazy Procrastinating Mama
For the first few years of my kids’ lives, I thought that yelling at them was my way of disciplining and teaching them. But over time, I came to notice that 1) I wasn’t consistent in what I yelled at, 2) I had some specific triggers, and 3) while some things might have made a little sense to yell about, other issues were way too … Continue reading Raging at Kids is Signal: Need Self Care!
Most Moms I know pretend to be perfect in front of their kids. We pretend to be calm, logical, organized, strong, thoughtful, loving, honest, with it, put together… but I’m not all those things even half the times. Continue reading Perfect Mama, Exhausted Mama