I have very high energy kids, including one with special needs, that require a lot of attention. So I’m a person school also brings a welcome respite from the intense energy and attention of summer.
Category: Silver Linings
Neglecting personal health, in all forms, is not only doing ourselves a disservice but is also robbing our loved ones of our best selves. So what are some simple ways to support ourselves during times of depression and anxiety?
My rational brain knew it was anxiety talking. My rational self knows. But anxiety is cruel. Anxiety eclipses all rational.
This is one of those memories of motherhood that I can look back on now and chuckle about. In the moment? Not so much. The daily trenches of motherhood are hard. Really really hard.
I don’t know why some of us seem to be measured out more struggle and trials than others. I don’t know why life seems so cruel and unfair to some while appearing to rain floodwaters of blessings on others…But, I do know that He loves us.
I have struggled with migraines for as long as I can remember. One day, I hope to be able to mother my beautiful kids without the restriction of chronic migraine pain.
As women, we are often unduly critical and harsh with ourselves. We devalue our worth and the incalculable positive impact we have on the world around us. With these self stunting thoughts, we are prone to cocoon inward and rarely venture out of our comfort zones to embrace new friends or reconnect with old friends.
Kids create some insane messes, that make you question what kind of person you are raising. Curious and creative genius who will one day run a Fortune 500? Or evil genius mastermind and future prison gang leader?