Archive for April, 2016

“She deserves privacy.” Um no.

April 28, 2016 0 Comments

I can’t get the comment out of my head: “I don’t check her phone because she deserves some privacy.” “How old is your daughter?” “15.” I was at a community meeting about bullying.  You could hear the collective gasps. Then there was nothing. Crickets. Full disclosure:  I am absolutely an imperfect parent.  There are many […]

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Shifting focus…

April 22, 2016 0 Comments

In a sea hundreds of compliments, well-wishes, praise — I would worry about the one or two negative comments.  I would focus on them…stress over them…bubble over with anger…then I would most likely call them out. Confession: I’m over it. Of course it doesn’t feel good if someone calls you ugly, fat or some other […]

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#5…And I’m crying…

April 18, 2016 0 Comments

I tucked my son in for the last time as a 4-year-old tonight.  As he was telling me that he’s too excited to sleep because tomorrow is his birthday, I found myself getting choked up. This is a big year…#5. He will start kindergarten. That means school all day long.  For the next 13 years, […]

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Fail.

April 5, 2016 0 Comments

Ever feel like if you fail at something…it will have an enormous impact on so many people? That’s what I am feeling lately…and it’s honestly been keeping me up at night. I think about bullying…I wonder if my voice will ever make a difference. Then I think about an event that is coming up. I’m […]

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