Island Time: a term for the 1/2 hour on each side of actual time.
“Want vs. need” is another in my lifelong compiling of what I lovingly refer to as “word swaps.” I love word swaps. They are simple and easy…… Read more “Want vs. Need – another useful “word swap””
I also see that my dad is on edge because I am on edge and that puts me more on edge because I want him to relax. You see where this is going right?
It’s exciting, wild, fun and also, at times, exhausting and dare I say?…overwhelming.
I’ve always said, “Why wasn’t this in the parenting handbook?
So I made a parenting handbook. Basically, everything I wish somebody would have told me.
Why do we let our thoughts and feeling about the real people in our lives drive us nuts?
We get charged an amount that just doesn’t seem fair. The actual skill involved wasn’t worth the price.
However, I whipped out my credit card and promptly paid $200 for the best damn set of x-rays I’ve ever had and honestly some pretty kick-ass doctoring and nursing
Now, this isn’t advice – this site isn’t “dear Abby” so you don’t need to take my words and ideas at all. In fact, by all means, DO NOT TAKE MY ADVICE – the real spirit of this post is not the money but more, “don’t sweat it, it’ll all come around.” DON’T TAKE MY ADVICE – but think about it a little bit – just think…
I’ve significantly turned the volume down on my frantic meter. It’s not hard to do but does take some practice and effort.
I have my off days like we all do, but my last reply to “How’s your day?”
“Satisfied to the point of being perceptibly smug.” This satisfaction/happy stuff? These are learned skills.