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, friends, life, marriage

The Balancing Act

I think the balancing act is another pursuit of perfection. We can see the pendulum swing from one extreme to the next, so if we can catch it dead center and stop it there, we will have balance. Balance in our parenting, our diet, our work, our home. Balance. Balance. Balance. "It's all about balance,"… Continue reading The Balancing Act