How Not to Disappoint Others

For much of my life, I’ve modeled the behavior of the women who came before me––particularly, my mother, my aunt, and my grandmother. I’ve said, “yes” when I should have said, “no.” I’ve also come to understand that it’s okay to reconsider a former commitment. Changing my mind is okay.

Are You a Stay-At-Home Grandma Now?

Sunday morning, my granddaughters and I were on the patio watching the birds and drawing. Their mama and papa were out on a run. Being a want-to-be artist, I had my set of 48-Prismacolor colored pencils out for us to use, and the girls were delighted that I was sharing. At one point, Abi asked, […]