How to Create Space for You in Your Hectic Life: Interview with a Mom | Part 4: Creating Space for You to Be YOU series | Summer Seedlings: This is just the beginning... | Acorn * Oak * Forest

How to Create Space for You in Your Hectic Life

Sometimes I like to (try to) put myself in your shoes. You, the reader. When I’m wearing your shoes, I’m a little skeptical about how to create space for you. In your shoes, I might be thinking: “It’s great for you to talk about creating space for yourself, Monica. You’re married, without children. What do … Read more

How to Maintain the Joyful Balance of Time, Part 4 in the Time Series | Summer Seedlings Series: This is just the beginning... | Acorn * Oak * Forest

How to Maintain the Joyful Balance of Time

Over the last 3 weeks, we’ve looked at our relationship with time, what we’re really looking for in our biggest time wasters, and how to build more meaningful time into our days. We’ve identified our stressors, and among them, we’ve re-discovered your joys. In this final week of the “Shifting Your Relationship with the Clock” Summer Seedlings series, let’s … Read more

Let No One Become Invisible- On Seeing Others & Being Seen

Let No One Become Invisible: On Seeing and Respecting Others

Many years ago, I worked for a local school district. Few of the students knew who I was unless they attended the afterschool program I ran. One boy – I’ll call him Brian – taught me a valuable lesson about respecting others through our attention, our recognition, and our support. It was a lesson I had … Read more