Parenting is the most demanding and most rewarding lifetime commitment; one that calls us to pull out energy and resources we did not even know we had. By taking care of yourself and nurturing your own needs, you help your entire family bloom and grow.
Belonging develops over time as we connect with others who accept us. Family is the first opportunity we have to belong. The bonds of love form when we feel valued and cherished and a part of a circle.
Parenting is the hardest job we will ever do and the only one that lasts 24/7/365 for LIFE. It is also among the biggest gifts in life. Yes, it is overwhelming at times and will push us further than we ever thought we could go.
We go through many seasons in our lives as parents. At the same time my brother and his wife are juggling the joys of raising a two year old and a three week old, I am at a different place in the timeline. My children are both successfully launched adults. Our connecti...
I believe we are all born with that empty star in our hearts, waiting for someone to love us as the unique and incredible person we are. We seek love and connection, yet sometimes we find neither in the people around us.