pregnancy and parenthood

When advice isn’t supportive

Every generation thinks they did it best. It's a classic, comical divide that can be applied to most any topic up for discussion. Insert parenthood, and you have a perfect storm of generational differences pouring into growing families' homes.  As wisdom is passed down, science progresses, which sometimes counters family wisdom. New parents balance this with their own intuitions, creating a trifecta of… Continue reading When advice isn’t supportive

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Love and Marriage · Travels

Why we should stop assuming there is a perfect time for everything

"I just don't think I'm ready." Many of us know this feeling all too well, typically before curveballs or major crossroads in our lives. To some extent, I think we are being groomed to feel this hesitation when we so often hear "You will just know when the timing is right. You'll feel it."  I'm guilty of… Continue reading Why we should stop assuming there is a perfect time for everything