I was so overwhelmed that last week, I forgot the hummus and pretzels for my kids’ school teacher/faculty appreciation breakfast. It was on my calendar. I had the items in the refrigerator. The morning of the event, I was in a blur of getting kids to school and making it to my morning workout group, I just blanked!
We are all familiar with the saying, “Don’t wear your heart on your sleeve.” Usually, when someone gives this advice, he or she is trying to be helpful, guiding us to refrain from open display of our emotions. According to various resources, this idiom first appeared in Shakespeare’s play, Othello, written in 1604. Iago states […]
We’re a few weeks in to 2015—How’s it working out for you? At our house, we finally took down our Christmas lights and garland and put them away. I found myself reflecting on advice I’d heard New Year’s resolutions—which ones to make, how to make them, and even whether one should make them at all. […]
It’s October. I always feel nervous energy when October approaches. I gave this some thought and realized that October is a very significant month for me. It’s one of my favorite times of the year as the Central Texas summer heat begins to fade. Everyone is giddy, including squirrels, dogs and children. It feels like […]