I'd been dealing with lots of thoughts on the issue of sexual assault and the general response (or lack thereof) when a woman makes a claim of sexual assault quite a bit lately. With my own personal experience in my past, it is an issue I've always had struggles with trying to grasp. The last… Continue reading Thoughts on #MeToo
Tag: Raising Kids
Oh, The Drama!
I am both laughing and worried this morning. BG, at 13, has a boy that MIGHT ask her out. So. Much. DRAMA! This is really her first and the whole "going out" thing is always kind of funny to me at this age. The problem is that she is pretty high strung anyway and instead… Continue reading Oh, The Drama!
Pretty Little Lies… Ideals
Perfect. Unconditional. Selfless. Black and White/Right and Wrong. I'm going to apologize upfront as this is going to be kind of long and rambling, but these are things that have, yet again, been running through my head on an infinity loop. I struggle with all of these concepts because I don't believe they truly exist… Continue reading Pretty Little Lies… Ideals
Letting go. I've had to do a lot of that over the last year. Well, honestly I've been doing it for a couple of years, just different things and at different levels. Almost 100% of what I've let go are things that brought negativity and ugliness into my life. I think I started the process… Continue reading Letting Go
Trust and Conditioning
A brief, joking conversation on FB with a long time friend sparked a random, bunny trail of thoughts that have kept circling around in my brain since they got kicked off on that track over a week ago. The more I keep going back to them, mulling them over, even after having talked it out… Continue reading Trust and Conditioning