There is some popular rhetoric out there that negative feelings can be extinguished simply by overriding them with positive thinking and affirming thoughts. But we can't wish the ugly stuff away. Yeah I know. Damn it. And what a well-oiled machine I have developed for ignoring, for dismissing, for arguing against my real experience: "I shouldn't feel … Continue reading The real story.
Kids eventually graduate from infancy and toddlerhood but the demands of parenthood (and life) don’t go away. They simply change with time. We indubitably place our children’s needs to be fed, bathe, be changed and comforted in the middle of the night at the cost of our own hunger, hygiene or sleep. We derive great … Continue reading Show Up for Yourself.