I do repeat myself to the point of almost crazy. I can easily say something one minute, and then wonder the next minute if I actually said it outside or inside of my brain. In parenting, there are many things that I know I say (not crazy) on repeat mode, over and over again, with the definitive… Read More Teach Your Sons To Have Healthy Relationships (Mama Mantra)
I’ve tried. I have really… tried. But, I just don’t get it. Shutter speed, aperture, ISO. It still assaults my brain like a foreign language. My brother-in-law is a crazy-good photographer. And, he has tried many, many times to teach me the basics. He’s gone slowly. Drawn pictures. Used hand gestures. He’s an excellent teacher,… Read More For the Visual Learner: God’s Forgiveness in Pictures
In my brain, blinking in neon lights, is a MARRIAGE TIP we received in our pre-marital counseling. We have put it into practice again and again and again. We have taught it to our boys. It’s a part of our family. Here it is: When you need to apologize, extend an honest “I am sorry.” But also add, “Will you… Read More It’s NOT Too Late To Apologize
Yesterday just started off wrong. I snoozed through, and apparently turned off, my 5 am alarm to work out. I slept until my husband came in from the gym waking me up 15 minutes later than I intended to. Ugh. Already beginning the day with a big “F!” F-AILURE. By 8:30 am, I was in a cranky tizzy. With the… Read More Why Is Forgiving Myself SO Hard?