Let’s start with this: Kindness matters. If we weren’t sure about that, we could check the greeting card aisle at Target, or we could read those posters at any elementary school, the ones with oversized letters that say, “Be Kind.” That’s great … [Read more...] about Kindness Matters. For Real.
Find Your Purpose
Humans all start out so charming. No matter what we grow up to be, we all start out as sweet, squishy bundles with big eyes and those tiny, curled-up fingers. Charming. Sometimes I look at the sea of grown-up-people around me and try to … [Read more...] about What I Learned From Anne Lamott, The West Wing, and Some Babies
Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference. The first time I read that prayer on a framed card, I thought—oh! That’s everything. That’s all I need. Just … [Read more...] about All the Things I Cannot Change
I would like to say that waking up is my favorite part of the day (so fresh! so new! so much possibility!), but that would be a lie. Whether it’s the sun or the alarm clock or a tiny person pressing their face close to my eyeballs and whispering, … [Read more...] about Why You Need to Chase Your Butterflies
Psst… there’s an honest-to-goodness present for you at the end of this post. Don’t miss it! But first, a story. I don’t know if you know this, but if you ever have a baby, after awhile all the people leave you alone with that baby. The midwives, … [Read more...] about Because You Were Made For This