Motivational Monday #2

“Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it.” – Elizabeth Gilbert   I love Elizabeth Gilbert, writer of “Eat, pray, love”, among other books. She’s so funny, cool, and smart. And she basically has the career … More Motivational Monday #2

Crying at day care

Every now and then I share my thoughts on feelings with you guys, and so I will again today, because I read a great article on this very topic this morning. The article was essentially for parents who leave their crying kids at day care, but I thought it was still something that everyone needs … More Crying at day care

The constant war

Impatience… We have a war, him and I. Sometimes he’s on the winning side, and sometimes I am. At the moment, I’m winning way over him. But every now and then he’ll whip out some secret weapon that totally defeats me for a while. When that happens, it’s a struggle to get back. But so far, … More The constant war

Like kids do

  I met a little girl yesterday, about two years old or so. She had a picture book about Peppa Pig. I asked if she knew her. She shouted “Yes!” with a big smile on her face, and came up to me to show the back of the book, which had one of those labyrinths “Help … More Like kids do