Teaching Kindness and Training Warriors

As a momma-to-be, there are already so many things I worry about for this sweet child I’m carrying. Am I eating the right foods to help her grow big and strong? Am I picking the right bedding, toys, and accessories so that he’ll be safe, secure, and happy? How do I prepare for the unknown worldsContinue reading “Teaching Kindness and Training Warriors”

Facing Fears

Last weekend, to celebrate her birthday, my mom decided that she wanted to go to an amusement park. This is a fantastically fun idea, except for the fact that I am slightly terrified of roller coasters and thrill rides in general. My husband has this theory though. He believes that we humans need to experience fearContinue reading “Facing Fears”

Don’t Get Over It

When bad things happen in life – big or small, your fault or not – it’a a common refrain to hear from yourself or others, “Just get over it.” Depending on the severity of the situation, it may not be directly said, but there is an implication in society that in order to be strongContinue reading “Don’t Get Over It”

Karaoke – Do you Dare?

After an easy-going Saturday, I was expecting a quiet dinner with my visiting friend Cathy.  Little did I know that we would enjoy a fun-filled dinner joined by her adventurous parents and other good friends.  Even less expected was that the night would end up with me belting out a few classic tunes in frontContinue reading “Karaoke – Do you Dare?”