• #BeReal,  Blog,  Parenting

    It Takes a Big Man…

    It takes a lot to admit you’re wrong, but it takes even more to admit to your faults. One of mine is that I am very sensitive to being told I’m not responsible or that I am a bad parent. Don’t tell me I’m either because unless you are around me and my kids 100% of the time you have no idea whether I am a good parent or not, or if I’m completely irresponsible. If you see one moment out of thousands of moments, does that even give you the right to judge me on it? Maybe. Maybe not. But what if you are around me and my kids…

  • Encouragement,  Journal,  Life,  Love,  Motivation,  Parenting,  Random,  Thoughts,  Uncategorized

    Be Careful With Your Words

    Words. It’s amazing how much power words have. They can be used to heal, to destroy, to build, to create, and to wound. Twenty-six letters in the English alphabet and all can be used in ways you cannot imagine. They inspire, they give meaning to things, they cause wars, and they build walls. Knowing this I always try to choose my words carefully when writing. I try to pick out the words that evoke an emotion in me so that I can evoke that same emotion in my reader. I want you to be able to feel what I am feeling, or what I felt. And when you read my…