Perspective

It’s funny the days that stick out in my memory.  For as amazing as it is to have a day go smoothly, to have kids that cooperate and are cheerful, to have time to accomplish things and maybe even time to rest…it’s usually the harder, stickier, challenging days that I …

Parenting Yourself

When seeking to parent with gentleness and grace, often the hardest (and most important) part is controlling yourself and changing your own reactions.  As I’ve continued on this journey, I have found that when I shame and “punish” myself, I inevitably end up acting worse. So, I’ve been working towards “parenting” …

A Fathers Favoritism

Have you ever felt as though you were less valuable than someone else? We all experience it at some point. A coworker might be praised while no thanks is given to you, despite the two of you sharing the workload. Or what about when you are disrespected by a loved …