lessons to children Archive

Her Weeping Has Ended

My journey of  liking myself has been long and full of tears. Growing up, I know my parents did their best. I know my mom wanted better for me than she had. Unfortunantely, it wasn’t enough for this tender soul. I feel deeply, express emotionally, am content but never satisfied. This did ...Read More

From Night to Morning

I believe to be the best person you can, you must know yourself. Too often we don’t take the time to figure out why we behave in a certain way. It can be quit liberating to know for instance, the triggers that rile us up. I have read my fair share of ...Read More

Overachieving is Not Confidence

The one thing I wish I had learned earlier in life, confidence. I don’t know if it is supposed to be this way or some people are just blessed with it. Is the point to screw up so much that we figure out who we are and become ok with that? That ...Read More

2 Rules to Control the Control Freak

We all crave some control over our lives. Wether we are 2, 22, or 92, it doesn’t matter. Sure the amount of control and the scope of our environment will be different, but the fact remains. We require some form of predictibility and our own identity. When that is stripped away, we ...Read More

My Past Hurts Don’t Matter?!?!

We all love an inspirational story. I think with all the input coming at us, sometimes we get desensitized. I was watching a show that really got me more than usual. I grew up the underdog, therefore that is always who I cheer for. I was watching Extreme Makeover: Weightloss Edition. Usually ...Read More

The Tornado of Input

Oh, my dear sweet children. I wish I could sheild you from the onslaught of negative you will face in your life! I wish you would never experience heartbreak, or fear. I know we live in a broken world with broken people. This cannot be avoided. Do not let it define your ...Read More

The Self-Reflective Bird

The solitary bird on the wire. I have been there so many times in my life in different ways. I have gotten used to and ok with it. Sometimes I have been by myself navigating rough waters. Sometimes I have been the one to stand up all by myself. Sometimes I have ...Read More

Befriending the Weird Kid

I was always the oddball who was socially awkward. I liked what I liked and was fine with it. I was never the popular one and even had a time in my life where I had no one to turn to. That’s no joke. I was going through some really rough family ...Read More

Are You A Stereotype?

What does the typical mom look like? If you are like me and most I know, you draw on the experience of your own life. Are we supposed to be that soccer mom driving the minivan with our Starbucks? Are we supposed to be a woman dressed in a business suit kissing ...Read More

Lessons To My Children

Follow my blog with Bloglovin My name means ‘small but wise’. I have the first part of that covered for sure! When God was asking who wants inches, I thought He was asking who wants lunches. DOH! The second part is always a work in progress. One of the goals of my ...Read More