communication, faith, family, life, marriage

Unmet Expectations

A new lesson I've been trying to impart to my crew is how unmet expectations, and unreasonably high expectations, can really put a strain on relationships. This is true for any relationship - be it spouses, parent-child, siblings, friends, co-workers. Unmet expectations can place a burden on a relationship that sometimes, the relationship cannot even… Continue reading Unmet Expectations

faith, family, life, marriage

Parenting Stretches Us

Parenting always pushes me out of my comfort zone and really forces me to examine my thoughts, motives, actions. I have to really analyze my feelings, determine justified and unjustified emotions, and move forward with the day to day, no matter how happy or hurt I am. My sweet son was talking to his dad… Continue reading Parenting Stretches Us