Photo by Patrick Perkins on Unsplash Image from "Life in the 21st Century" and LifeEdited.com I think about this heat map image a lot. It shows you where the average family spends the most time in a typical American sized home. Interesting, right? I'm reminded of it every time I walk into a room in my house that is… Continue reading I Need a Smaller House
The brainiac preschooler can be hard to tame, keep them busy with worksheets and skill required games.
Photo by freddie marriage on Unsplash What is the best you can do right now? The best I can do right now is work on something small. I have big goals in mind, don't get me wrong, but I can't make it to my big goal if I don't take the small steps required along the way. The… Continue reading Teeny, Tiny Steps
Photo by Bekah Russom on Unsplash Tantrums are an inevitable part of toddlerdom. Americans call it the 'Terrible Twos' or the 'Terrible Threes' if you're really unlucky, but the Danish call it The Boundary Stage". The Danish have their own way of parenting and living slowly in general. I haven't read it all the way… Continue reading 3 Questions I Ask During My Child’s Tantrum
Photo by Matthew Henry on Unsplash Life isn't so simple, I'm not sure it's been simple since the industrial revolution, and today's technologies make it increasingly more difficult to reconnect and slow down within our family. Signs Your Family is Overwhelmed: Mom, Dad, and kids are easy to snap during the simplest tasks. Kids come home and… Continue reading The Overwhelmed Family
Photo Credit: Joe Leap Have you ever wondered why you felt so drained even though you've accomplished something amazing? Maybe you're supposed to feel elated about a career move but then suddenly you're exhausted just thinking about it. If you express those feelings you'll be seen as unhappy and ungrateful. It's okay, there is nothing wrong with… Continue reading Good Change, Bad Change, It’s All the Same