You found me! Now what?

May they be blessed.


Jul 30, 2014 Your Daily Dose 2 Comments

For those of you who are waiting to make it through the stage where your kid doesn’t sleep through the night, or the playing-in-the-toilet phase, or the potty training phase, or the saying-no-to-everything-you-ask-her-to-do phase, I have a little newsflash for you. It doesn’t get easier. In fact, it gets harder. Yes, it’s exhausting to get [...]

Just say YES.


Jul 29, 2014 Your Daily Dose 4 Comments

Since I have made the commitment to stop yelling, something interesting has happened. I have become much more mindful of how I speak to the kids. And consequently, I experienced another revelation… There are two words I overuse with the kids: No and later. Those two words pretty much automatically fly out of my mouth before the [...]