Comparison, No One Wins

Comparison, No One Wins

A few weeks ago my son came home from his dad’s house and he was really upset.  I decided it was worth a conversation, so the next time I saw his dad I brought it up.  My ex-husband completely blew me off and said, “You are just jealous of ___________(his...

Checking In With Myself

Life is full of challenges and hardships.  Every day there are lists upon lists of things to accomplish; tasks to be completed.  It is easy in the rat race of life to be pulled in multiple directions and to forget to check in with ourselves.  Especially as mothers we...
Personal Inspection

Personal Inspection

We all know that when we have a vehicle we have to perform maintenance checks in order to keep it running smoothly.  We have to check the oil, change the air filters and buy new tires when they start to go bald.  I have discovered that just like the checks we have to...

Meet My Lion

I’m not sure when I first got my Lion.  My guess is that I got him when he was a baby during my first marriage to protect a little girl inside of me that needed protecting.  I first met him about a year after I started therapy.  One really hard day during my...