Do you ever find that you give yourself less credit than you should, or that you remember fewer positive things than you do negative? I do. And it frustrates me to no end.
For instance, I've had a pretty good summer. I did a lot of activities and had outings that, in past summers, haven't happened. I was committed to doing the 'Chicago Summer' this year, and to be honest, I did pretty well. However, this morning, still laying in bed and yet feeling a cold breeze blowing in
Familiar with the 5 Love Languages?
Gift Giving, Words of Affirmation, Physical Touch, Acts of Service, and Quality Time...?
You've probably heard of this list, this explanation for why some expressions of love mean more to one person than they do to another, or why we choose to express our own love in certain manners. You've probably taken a quiz, made your S.O. take a quiz, thought about it and nodded, knowing fairly quickly which Language speaks to you most. However,
So apparently I have five wisdom teeth. Or, really, more accurately: I have four and half. The fifth "extra" tooth is only the size of a baby tooth. It's been months now, of endless dentist appointments, mostly caused by one little error a dentist made over a year ago, but that's a whole other story. Mostly, I've been frequenting the dentist because I'm at that age where, if I'm going to get my wisdom teeth taken out, I need to do it. Now.
So, this last Tuesday I had surger
I have a tendency to take care of everyone around me before I take care of myself. I used to get into fights a lot as a little kid, always in one spat or another. But they were rarely - if ever - brought on because of attitude or aggression. They were usually an insult or threat against a friend being brought to my attention, that would escalate into a fight. For instance, one time in maybe the second or third grade, a friend of mine had made some little boy mad. Mad enough h
I think patience might be the number one thing I hope parents teach their children, by word and by deed, both.
My sister, bless her heart, has two amazing little boys - twins - who are developing very differently. One likes to sit and talk and the other can't hold still at all. Obviously, they're running at different paces (figuratively, not just physically. Pun intended). They keep my sister and her husband on their toes. And they keep eachother thinking too...