Loving this body is a work in progress

I have never loved my body the way I should. My battle between what I see and what others see is one that I am continually fighting and often losing. I have been unkind to my body by overeating and starving it; by exercising too much or refusing to move at all; by finding its failures and overlooking its successes. I have punished it for simply surviving.

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One of the most frequent questions that Andy and I receive from people, mostly people who either have 1 or no children, is how we share our love with each of our children.  As parents, you usually have the first child, and your entire life changes.  As the Grinch experienced, your heart feels like it…

New Year’s Resolution 1: Living Kindness

Children see everything.  That day you sneak a cookie before dinner when you told them no to the same request?  They see it.  The irritation on your face when someone cuts you off in traffic?  They see it.  The work you put into their dinners, lunches, snacks, outfits, school projects, and etc.?  They may not…