You may have heard that Thomas Edison said, “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” As a mom, whatever the “fail,” I can always find something that I learned. Whenever I see the hashtag #momfail, my heart hurts. Can we change it, please?
I am my own harshest critic. There is a voice in my head that is always ready and willing to critique how I am doing as a mom. It is often heard saying things such as: Are you really putting that in your son’s lunch? Hello? You haven’t spent any quality time with your kids […]
I found myself at the end of the day, frustrated and angry at myself for failing to do what I should have done. Then in a quiet moment I thought, Stop listing your failures. Start listing your successes.
There is a voice in my head. And it is mean. It is critical. In the past I’ve tried to change the way I think, but it hasn’t stuck well enough. However, my crazy imagination recently found something that seems to finally be making a difference.
I have a sure-fire way of dealing with whatever life throws at me: I have found a happiness elixir! It comes in through my ears and goes right to my heart.
There’s a song by Jack Johnson that says, “It’s always better when we’re together.” I know Jack was referring to the love of his life, but lately I’ve thought of this in terms of our sisterhood of women. I’ve noticed lately how much we women sometimes just do things on our own. Why do we […]