Social media was created to meet the innate human need to connect and to belong. However, sometimes it has the opposite effect. If we obsess over how many likes, followers, shares and comments a post receives, our self-esteem can suffer. We might start believing we are not popular or well liked. We are so much […]
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I don’t know about you, but the warmer weather and longer days have me longing for afternoons on the back patio, sipping adult beverages. To me, there is nothing more relaxing than my after-work cocktail. It allows me time to catch up on the day with my husband and soak up the warmth of the […]
To be a best friend, to have a best friend, what does that actually mean? As a mother, wife, career woman, do we still need a best friend? So much weight has always been attached to those two words. But many times it comes with something not heavy or deep at all but instead shallow […]
You know a question I’m not a fan of? “Can you please text my friend and ask her if she can come over?” When texting first came out, it was the fast way to communicate. But texting today seems like such a chore to me, especially when I have to text my daughter’s parent’s friends […]
If someone has told a child that they cannot “be” something, guess what? They believe it. Those negative seeds are implanted in their heart and mind. When adversity rears its ugly head, they will recall those words and convince themselves that they cannot do or be something.
You’re going to judge. They’re going to judge. It’s human nature. You’ll find yourself questioning everything. Does she like me? Are our personalities connecting? Do we have the same taste in food? Is it weird to ask for her number? Do I wait a couple days to text her? Even though you’re not really dating, […]
What’s for Dinner? Let’s face it, we all need that one “no fear” recipe in our arsenal that we go to when company is coming. No more panicking or fretting about likes, dislikes, allergies, gluten-free, how long it takes or if it is healthy enough. All any of us want is an easy, sure-fire crowd […]
When we are so busy raising our little people and dealing with the ups and downs that they throw at us, sometimes our brains seem to disappear. I know you feel me, here. It begins with pregnancy (yes, scientists have proven that your brain actually shrinks during pregnancy). But this disorder continues on for years. […]
Once I had explained our reasons for naming our friends legal guardian and reassured her that she would be part of Sam’s life, no matter what, things were easier. The honesty felt good.