My 37th birthday was a bit of a rough day, and it helped guide the words for this post on things I still find myself facing after working on them for most of my life…
Category Archives: Living
Parenting with Natural Consequences
Our actions have consequences. As a parent, much of my time is spent talking about consequences, but this week, I tried to talk a bit less and let life take over…
10 Fun Ways to Declutter (And Why It Matters)
Finding time in our schedules to declutter can be challenging, finding the motivation even more so. Here are a few tips and tricks to make getting rid of stuff easier and more fun. Find one that works for you!
Some Things We Never Let Go Of…
As we get older, we often run into the same issues over and over again, and find ourselves faced with pain we don’t think will ever go away. And you know what? That’s okay.
Everyone Has a Control Freak Inside of Them
We all have a bit of a control freak inside of us. It just takes the right circumstances for our brain to shift to that mode, and then the result is often outside of our control as well, at least outside of our deliberate choices…
The Challenges of Raising a Child Who’s Different
My son has a diagnosis, and that affects our family, in small ways and in big ways. He’s a wonderful kid, and he brings challenges with him that have so much become part of my daily life, that I sometimes forget to factor in how much energy they take to deal with. That’s why I wrote this post, to clarify it to myself, and to show you a sliver of what is often invisible from the outside in.
5 Tips For Dealing With Clutter When You Have ADHD (And Also When You Don’t)
Cleaning with an ADHD brain isn’t easy, though you don’t have to have a brain like mine to struggle. Here are some tips I learned from other ADHD brains that work no matter how your brain operates.
When the Body Takes Charge
From going through my day to day business as usual, I ended up in the ER in less than an hour. When we don’t listen to what our body is saying, it might just take charge and leave us with no choice.
8 Years of Riddle-Solving
All children have their quirks, but in my son’s case, much of his life is filled with riddles. Riddles we try to solve, together, so that both him and the world around him become less puzzling.
6 Steps to Breaking Bad Habits
Breaking bad habits isn’t easy, it’s actually much harder than building new habits. Our brains don’t like change very much, but there are some ways in which we can trick it. Here are a few steps you can take…