Tag Archives: kids

5 words my toddler says that tests my sanity

When my son turned 2 years, his practitioner voiced some concern that he might be a little behind in his speech.  It was something I tried to keep in mind, that we needed to work more on those social skills, to cultivate his language, and most importantly, to encourage it.  He had a particularly effective […]

And then life happens: updating your goals

As time goes by, sometimes we achieve goals and sometimes, things happen that elongate those goals.  Those goals don’t go away, though sometimes they grow into something different, or you find that the time table has changed for you. I turn 31 in less than a week which has led me to go back to […]

An Open Letter to Parents: Appreciating the “Juggle”

Dear Parents, Let’s talk about the juggle. I’m sure you know what I’m talking about. Whether you are a parent or not, we all have to juggle multiple responsibilities in order to get what needs to be done… done. As a parent, you are now adding someone who is looking to you. And that’s when […]

Dream Big, Plan Small – Part 2 – My goals

This year, I turned 30… something I had been dreading for years. On my 26th birthday, I called my mother crying because I was closer to 30 than I had been yesterday. Yes, I was ridiculous. No, there really was nothing that big about turning 30. And with that, I’ve embraced entering my third decade […]