4 Must-Haves in a Good Apology 😔


You’ve probably heard the phrase, “True love means never having to say you’re sorry.” Whoever wrote it certainly wasn’t married. Or in any kind of a deeply connected interpersonal relationship, for that matter. If there’s one thing every solid relationship has in common, it’s that at some point one of you will have to apologize […]

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4 Secrets You’re Not Telling Anyone 😶


When I was a kid, no one would tell me anything because I was a TERRIBLE secret keeper. I just could NOT keep a juicy piece of information inside. Maybe it was a birthday surprise for my sister or a surprise visit from a relative….everyone knew I’d blab. When we’re kids, the secrets we tell […]

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5 Reminders When You Don’t Feel Good Enough 😞


Of all the people I know, I think I treat myself the worst. If I ever heard someone speak to one of my kids the way I speak to myself, I’d probably get in a fistfight! (okay maybe not, but you get the point.) Turns out I’m REALLY good at finding reasons to feel inadequate, […]

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4 Truths to Cling to When Things Fall Apart


As I sit here writing this blog post, the world is watching the conflict unfold in Ukraine. The images of bombed-out buildings and the families fleeing are so hard to see. And I just scrolled past an article titled, “Is This the Start of World War III?” The world feels like a chaotic place right […]

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3 Things to Remember Before Judging Someone


“Thinking is hard, that’s why most people judge.” -Carl Jung A young couple moves into a new neighborhood. The next morning while they are eating breakfast, the young woman sees her neighbor hanging the wash outside. “That laundry is not very clean,” she said. “She doesn’t know how to wash correctly. Perhaps she needs better […]

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