What I’ve Learned about Getting Things Done in Motherhood
I wake up, fully aware that it is Monday. Monday has a different air to it than all the other days -- the smell of potential. Hope. Dreams staring me right in the face daring me -- no, willing me -- to accomplish them, this week. The taste of a sweet life yet to be lived lingers on the tip of my tongue. I walk quietly downstairs, drink my water and grab my coffee and head for a space that allows my mind to flow from thought to thought -- or to not think for a while -- before the expectations of the day take over. I have coffee with my husband. We discuss vario READ MORE »
On Being Bendy Without Breaking in Motherhood and Life
“May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke In many ways, it feels like we are much more go-with-the-flow as a society, as parents than our ancestors were. We're much more likely to take a day off work, to laze around at the park, to go on a day trip for no reason. But at the same time many of us also feel a need to control more than ever our surroundings, our children, our desires because the world is a MUCH busier place than it used to be. In any given moment we are inundate READ MORE »
Is Imperfect Parenting Actually Good for Our Children? An interview with Amanda Morgan
My conversation with Amanda Morgan, a child development educator and all-around amazing woman, was such a beautiful relief. Finally, we can exhale. Turns out, making mistakes as parents is actually GOOD for our kids and practicing imperfect parenting is something we shouldn't feel bad about. Amanda believes that perfect parenting is a myth and she's trying to set the record straight. I think it's a little something called grit. In Episode 15 of Amplify Your Life, Amanda and I get real and honest about parenting mistakes and what all that drama, conflict and cha READ MORE »

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