Allowing kiddos to learn things through trial and error or protecting them in a big ol’ bubble. Tough choice when it comes to independence vs helicoptering.
For me, I’m probably more of a hover-er, but I try to recognize the importance of them making decisions and participating in their own life choices.
We cannot forever protect them from the world, but we CAN help prepare them for it and what they’ll face. Yet, I also feel like it’s okay to let them know they CAN ask for help when needed (some of us can still use that reminder, right??).
Admittedly, I struggle with the working from home balance sometimes. Truly shutting off and not saying, “I’ll just get this done real quick” is a hard itch not to scratch. However, more and more I’m realizing the importance of sticking to my “working” hours as much as possible and using the remaining time to engage with my family. My guest, Susie Liberatore, shares a few of her tips for finding your balance (and sticking to it). (more…)
Balance is one of the aspects I like to focus on. I struggled with finding this within my other positions recently, so in establishing our ideas, balance became an obvious and important purpose for my endeavor(s). And, as a mom, we all know the struggle is real when it comes to finding this equilibrium in not only our personal lives, but our work lives as well (whether we are entrepreneurs, stay at home moms, homeschooling moms, or working outside of the home). (more…)
According to the GreaterGood, mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and the surrounding environment. That sounds reassuring, delightful, and relaxing. Being in tune with yourself and your surrounding environment can have an amazing effect on the way you then react to situations. (more…)