Posts tagged ‘LIFE LESSONS’

Nature’s Way Preschool

For the past three years, Nature’s Way Preschool at the Austin Nature and Science Center has been a huge part of our lives. But now my kids (sniff) are all big (sniff) and it’s time to say good-bye.

The Trouble(s) with Being Authentic

I feel a strong pull to be authentic to my true self, but I often end up going along with the crowd. It seems as though I’m caught between pain from being inauthentic, or pain from being different. But are these really my only two options?

Speed Matters

It is so easy to lose sight of the reality that our schedules are our own doing, that we control how we spend our days. The speed at which we navigate our life deeply affects what we see and how we experience it.

A Note to My Teenage Self

With 40 (and my twenty-year high school reunion) on my horizon, there are a few things, once outside my field of vision entirely, that are starting to come into focus. But then, some stuff will just never make sense.

Running Scared

Apart from my husband and kids, not a single part of my adult life has ever come close to feeling as right as the time I spent working on that book. So why, oh why, did the words go away? And will they ever come back?