From Elaina: Throughout life, what we need from our friends can change. We have friendships that were formed in a specific circumstance like when we were single or at a specific job. When we move on from the circumstance, we may notice that we don’t have as much in common with that friend. That’s okay! … More What Do I Do When I Grow Away From a Friendship?
From Lisa: Two weeks ago I had a particularly difficult week. One of those that just blows your mind. Takes you off track. Kind of rocks your world. But in the same week I was made aware that many, many others were having a horrible week too. I don’t know if it was the alignment … More Rebirth
From Elaina: My girls and I are all going through significant life changes. My oldest daughter will be graduating from college in December and starting her “adult” life. My youngest is headed to college in a few weeks. I will be an empty nester. We have all been talking about how our life changes will … More Feeling Lonely Amongst People
From Lisa I have so much to be grateful for lately. My youngest graduated from high school and many people came to celebrate this momentous occasion. For two weeks, we were visited by family and friends. People that have poured into my daughter for years and years. The village that helped me raise her. Words … More Gratitude
From Elaina: I have this really sweet friend that I text with. We always send each other inspirational things and talk about our lives. One day a few months ago, I shared something I was going through with this friend via text. She never texted back. I was hurt and angry. I wondered what I … More Blog: It’s Not You It’s Me
Dec. 5, 2018 From Lisa My eldest daughter hates Christmas! Yes, you heard me, she hates this time of year. To her it brings great anxiety, tons of obligations, unnatural pleasantries and the ever haunting reminder of childhood losses. For me, Christmas has always been an amazing time of year, filled with great joy, music, … More Blog: Simplicity
Nov. 7, 2018 From Lisa Alone Time used to be the scariest thing I could imagine. I would do almost ANYTHING in my power not to be alone. I would cram activities and people into my life until the seams were bursting. Responsibilities, social activities, work, children, friends, community, church, animals, family, chores… you name … More Blog: Alone Time