The phrase “if you would just” should be a punishable offense.

Some of the most hurtful things have been said to me during a heart-to-heart about marriage, parenting, housekeeping, exercising or even writing.  I understand women like to share stories, experiences and even drama not only to be heard but in the hopes of finding some resolutions. We want to feel helpful, be good problem solvers … Continue reading The phrase “if you would just” should be a punishable offense.

Taking it to the mat

The last couple of years I printed my holiday letter on my card, but this year I was reluctant to write a Christmas letter. There was plenty to be thankful for, yet I still felt empty and anxious. The beginning of 2012 started with ambitiousness and promise but came to a screeching halt in September … Continue reading Taking it to the mat