Being intentional during the holidays

I love the holiday season. But no matter which holiday(s) you celebrate, it’s easy to become overwhelmed this time of year. And it seems easy to feel the rush and get carried away with it all instead of thinking through what you want the season to look like. I confess...

Holiday Hustle

It’s December and the holidays are in full swing! I absolutely love the holiday season. But no matter which holiday(s) you celebrate, it’s even easier to become overwhelmed and overscheduled this time of year. I can already sense that racing feeling in my chest that...

Mental Space During the Holidays

A mom we interviewed recently talked about moving to part-time work to give herself mental space, which really resonated with me. And I decided that I’m going to work on giving myself extra “space” during the holidays. The holidays are usually a time to spend with...

Halloween Hoopla: How much is too much?

Rituals are the stuff of childhood memories. And it’s becoming more and more clear that rituals help kids not only build memories, but also feel secure, provide a sense of control and create connections as part of a family unit. Naturally, I want to establish family...