“If you make your bed every morning, you will have accomplished the first task of the day. It will give you a small sense of pride and it will encourage you to do another task and another and another. By the end of the day, that one task completed will have turned into many tasks
Being the lone female in my house, the fact Valentine’s Day comes and goes without much fanfare is a given. This date mattered much more to me in my younger days, but I have a house to run, articles to write and a life to live. This may not be the case for those of us
As I shared in an earlier post, my oldest son has started middle school. You can read it here: Beyond Middle School It has been a learning experience for all of us. Now that he is safely into his second grading period, he is settling in nicely. He has mastered his school’s complicated rotating schedule
Last summer, I wrote about the passing of our thirteen-year-old Bichon-poodle named Kisses. While this loss was painful, it was an experience of growth for our family. My boys learned about how to grieve and I learned how to step back and let them. We weren’t in any rush to add another dog into our
People show us we matter in a variety of ways. When we truly matter to someone, they show up for us with comforting consistency. They answer our calls or texts, even in the middle of the night, and they do so with regularity. A busy person can still show you that you matter to them.