Reaching maturity helps us see our needs in a new light.
A voyage to nowhere, except a place of peace.
How to say no when you need to… effectively.
Are you a former people pleaser? Still struggling with the all-powerful “no?”
It’s been the best of times. It’s been the worst of times. Okay, let me try that again – without lifting from the Literary Greats: It’s been a good few weeks, and a rough few weeks. Sometimes, there’s just not enough of you to go around. The kids (whatever their ages) want your attention. Your […]
Parenting priorities, dreaming dragons, cleaning conundrums, conflicting needs. Stress, and relief.
When parenting requires the backbone to say no.
It’s Friday evening. My son pops into my room. I’m working on documents – there are papers and folders scattered all over the bed. “Hey Mom.” I look up. “Tomorrow night, I’m going downtown with friends.” I ask for details, and I tell him it sounds like fun. “I want to have a few people […]
People pleasing behavior can be bad for your health.