Tag Archives: parenting
I don’t know how common this is (leave me a comment!) but my kids often whine about going out to do ‘stuff.’ Go to a festival, go on a hike, visit our friends, etc. In nearly every case, they end … Continue reading
“If I could wave my magic wand, I’d make everything all right.” A line from the below Rush song, “Presto,” and a sentiment that popped into my head yesterday morning. Ironically, some of the loved ones I’ve thought it about … Continue reading
I realize that’s an odd blog title. Gratitude and guilt are usually not in opposition. But for me they sometimes are. It’s weird. I know. It’s just how my brain works. Let me explain. Check out this image:
As I’ve mentioned repeatedly, I’ve been enjoying a lot of Pink Floyd lately, in particular, the “Wish you were here,” album and title track. The line, “Two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl, year after year,” is moving and … Continue reading
This morning, I wanted some business advice and knew immediately who to call on. I didn’t hesitate to solicit his input via email. I feel grateful to have him in my life, and certainly not just for such advice.
I’ve been getting very philosophical on this blog, I realize. And the fact that healthy self-esteem is important is hardly ground-breaking insight. I just feel the need to remind myself that, “Nothing good ever comes from me feeling bad about … Continue reading