I write to work through and make sense of the tough parenting moments.  Sometimes these are patterned, repetitive scenarios that feel unavoidable.  I know that when something is challenging and uncomfortable for me, you too may be experiencing something similar. I share these stories as a way to encourage myself and you.  We’re not alone.  Parenting brings up anything we haven’t worked through and healed in ourselves.  I hope you find these experiences supportive.

How to Bite Your Tongue all the Way to True Empathy
In my last post, I shared how I missed an opportunity to practice empathy. Today’s story is ...
If only I could care less… a guest post by Marcilie Smith Boyle

There it was again.  A wet towel lying on my 11-year-old's bedroom floor.

I'm not a ...