What will a modern-day village look like and what does it take to build one? The answers I found might surprise you. Close your eyes and imagine with me for a moment: You’re exhausted. Maybe you didn’t sleep well because of a looming deadline at work, a fussy toddler, a cluster-feeding . . .
In a previous post (Parenting is Hard: Why Every Parent Needs a Village) I share how I've learned the value of having a chosen village and why I believe everyone raising children should have a village of their own. Part 2 focuses on how to build a chosen village that offers support, nurturing and . . .
Is it "Over the Hill" or is 40 the new 20? Here's a look at 40 lessons I've learned through turning 40. Last week I turned the big 4-0 and people keep asking me how I feel about it. The truth is, I feel excited! As I've moved through different seasons I've encountered new lessons at each . . .
Yes, raising children is hard. And that's why every parent needs a village. Here's what I've learned about why and how to build your own village. This is part 1 of a 2-part post. There's a trend in social media spaces to share, expound, joke, and commiserate on the difficulties of parenting. . . .
We know that making ourselves a priority is important. But how do we know what "prioritizing you" looks like in the practical day-to-day? Here's the approach I'm using to keep myself a top priority. In thinking about my New Years Intentions, I keep going back to the concept and importance of . . .