Category: Family

What Does Your Crown Cost?

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Truth Byte #9: Not everyone deserves your time.

Have you ever wanted to be a princess? How about a super-hero? I have. And it hasn’t really gone away as I grow older.

Take Sunday, for example. I was over-booked into family commitments: Beavers for the boy followed immediately (and in another part of town) by a birthday party for the girl. Now, just to clarify, Sunday is usually our lazy day, the day we say no to everything, and spend the day just lounging in our pjs with cartoons and novels and family snuggle time. But we had said yes, and I don’t like breaking promises. Plus I heard a rumour that I may see a princess today.

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Throwing Up through Christmas

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Truth Byte #3: “Just stop talking.”

This was a busy few weeks. Unlike most years at Christmas time, I was organized, ready, and calm, and everything was on schedule and running smoothly. Until the vomiting started.

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My Personal Sunset in the Garage

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Truth Byte #1: “Let the relationship define the moment rather than the moment define the relationship.”

This morning, I was angry. At everyone. But mostly at myself. I knew I should have gone to bed earlier, and I woke up cranky with a full day ahead of me. I rushed around, getting the kids bathed and fed and out the door, only to remember as we were getting into the car that it was pyjama day at my son’s school.

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Are you ready to start something new? I am!

Sometimes, I just don’t start. I have many good reasons for not starting such as:

  1. My plan is not fully in place
  2. I have not considered contingencies
  3. The people I want to partner with are too busy
  4. The timing sucks
  5. The little one is scribbling on a floor mat and it interrupted my brainstorm

I just make lists and lists of all the reasons I should wait for a “better” time to start my projects. Well, today I know that waiting is a cop-out.

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A Note to the Angry People…

I am tired of angry people.

You know that grumpy person in your family or friend circle that is always upset or on edge about something?  I think this behaviour has gone on long enough, and I am speaking out about it today. There is this uncomfortable undercurrent of prickliness that some of us live with day in and day out, within our families and our workplaces, and no matter how drawn we are to peace, there is the angry person watching from the sidelines, just waiting for a chance to explode, or to make a sarcastic comment, or to huff and puff like a little child throwing a tantrum.

Well, this is my tantrum!

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Healing Relationships

You are a naturally social creature. But you are also a private being that needs time alone to reflect and re-charge. You will have a personal balance point of how much you want to be around others and how much alone-time you need. But whether you are a social butterfly or a wall-flower, how you interact with the people around you tells you something important about your belief system.


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