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Play to Win

I’m a competitive person, even when I don’t mention it or throw a fit, I compete with everyone in my mind. This has presented itself most fiercely in the pursuit of beating updates in Candy Crush (I have friends that wait for updates to play because they are that far ahead). Where my competitiveness also...

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Halloween Style

Becoming a parent has shown me how many hangups I have. Little things that I never even considered before have me hesitant. Take for example, Halloween. Every year, I dress up my son and take him trick or treating. The last couple of years, we’ve only done Trunk or Treat at churches. Mainly because it’s easier,...

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Yes, it’s Okay

It’s okay… …that J and I don’t always get along. We ultimately love each other and have worked through tons. …that I take comments personally. I can’t reject what I feel just to please someone else or make someone else feel comfortable. …that on the other hand, I need to discuss these things with the...

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Its Okay that I’m Letting Go of Responsibility

Being a mother, we have a tendency to be the ones that “do it all”. But quite frankly, I’m tired. I’m coming to the end of my term and I just don’t want to do anything. My little Ms B can run circles around me all day long, and now more than ever, I’d love...

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Letting Go When the Grandparents Spoil…

A few weeks ago, when Lanaya (over at Raising Reagan) talked about her mom spoiled little Reagan, I pretty much brushed it off. Hey, that’s what grandparents are there for, right? But then it happened to me. See, until last week, I lived across the country from my in-laws, the grandparents that spoil my children....

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Letting the Mess Happen

I’ve wanted to join in Lanaya’s Letting Go series for since it started. But I was completely overwhelmed by well, not letting go of all the stuff I needed to do. This week, I’ll start with Letting Go of Things Being Done My Way. I didn’t have much growing up. Thankfully, I had full control...