What Kermit 🐸 Knows About Self-Acceptance
My daughter is best friends with her Kermit doll. She’s been carrying him around on walks, watching tv with him, and roleplaying how to handle events like bath and bedtime with him. It’s super cute.
When I told her he sings a song called, “It’s Not Easy Being Green,” she didn’t believe me.
“Whaaaat?” she exclaimed, full of innocence.
So I told her about the song, and now I get to tell you about it, too… not because you never heard of it before, but because of what it alludes to for all of u…
Are You in Control?
What does being in control of your life mean to you?
Do you feel like you are?
And if you don’t, why not?
There are days that I get sad, angry, and frustrated. Yesterday was one of those days.
I woke up anxious, and my fuse was short. I didn’t want to play with my kid for eight hours straight. Why wouldn’t she just watch a TV show or play on her kindle like other kids? Isn’t she supposed to be addicted to devices??? I didn’t want to plan a meal for dinner. I wanted to be left alone, and I fe…
When Someone Sees You As Wonderful
There is something so gorgeous about being told or shown what you mean to someone else. It can take your breath away.
Recently, my daughter, who is 4, took over my office for 30 minutes. I was busy on my computer so I wasn’t paying too much attention to what she was doing, but she kept asking me to get things off my shelves so she could have them to play with.
I gave her most of them. A few bowls of rocks. My buddha fountain. A candle holder and some battery run fake candles. Figurines.
Gratitude in the Time of Covid
I’ll be real with you, .
Some days I just don’t feel that grateful.
Some days I wake up angry that I didn’t get enough sleep because stressing about covid or our finances kept me up all night, but my kid is cheerfully ripping the blindfold off my eyes and singing for me to wake up and PLAAAAAY already… and I am pissed because I want another hour of quiet before going through the same day we’ve been repeating the last three months. Again.
I know that I’ve got it great. I KNOW that I have a h…