This is hard for me to talk about, because I do not like admitting that I’m messing up my kids. But here’s the truth, y’all – I have major anxiety and I’m super neurotic about some things. Unfortunately, my kids have picked up some of that.
The way that they freak out over . . . → Read More: Mommy Confessions: I’m making my kids neurotic
Every year, tweets and Facebook statuses flood in, full of the thoughts and observations of anxious teachers and students.
Every year, I browse the store aisles full of fresh notebooks and colorful pens. I reach out and run my fingertips along rows of Sharpies and breathe in the scent of new Crayolas.
Every . . . → Read More: Every year
…to do as little work as possible some days.
…to want a space just for myself.
…that I have had Coke every day, for several days in a row.
…that I am using my sinus infection as an excuse to drink Coke and not exercise.
…to roll my eyes every time I answer the . . . → Read More: It’s OK…
I have always considered myself to be pretty hip. I know what’s trendy in fashion and style, can usually tell you what songs are near the top of the charts, and can keep up with what’s new on the internet.
Well, as I get further into my 30s and . . . → Read More: Unhip
I have spent the last two days thinking off and on about this post. The problem is that I instantly thought of several people. Over the last few years, a lot of people sort of faded out of my life. For most of those friendships, nothing in particular happened. Things just sort of . . . → Read More: 30 Days of Truth, Day 9: Someone you didn’t want to let go, but just drifted
I have been treated well by most people my whole life. I realize that makes me lucky. For the majority of my boyfriend years, I was treated like gold and I realize that puts me in the minority. Right in the middle of my dating years though, I had one very rough year. A . . . → Read More: 30 Days of Truth, Day 8: Someone who made your life like hell, or treated you like shit
Day 6 :: Something you hope you will never have to do
Day 7 :: Someone who has made your life worth living for
These should be fairly obvious for anyone with children. I hope I never have to bury a child (Day 6), because my children make my life worth living (Day 7).
. . . → Read More: 30 Days of Truth, Day 6 & Day 7
Anyone who knows me knows that there’s a lot I want to do in my life. In keeping with my indecisiveness, the list is in a constant state of edit. There is one life goal that is always on the list.
I hope to own a business. Wait, I WILL own my . . . → Read More: 30 Days of Truth, Day 5: Something you hope to do in your life
source Well, honestly…. there’s nothing. Absolutely nothing. I am one of the most forgiving people on earth. I almost instantly forgive. Instead, I’ll just work on that whole forgiving myself thing from yesterday.
I have to admit, there are many things I love about myself. Many. I was brought up to have a lot of self esteem and except for a short period in college, I’ve always felt that I could do anything and that I was a great person. One of the main things I . . . → Read More: 30 Days of Truth, Day 2: Something you love about yourself