Friendships

Fear of Friendship

Friendship can be hard. The knowing and the being known by another human being requires such bravery and vulnerability. Remember when we were little ones and there was no fear attached to friendship. We simply embraced and curiously explored friendship—always giving our best and believing the best. Then with years Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Friendships

Do You Have Ugly Friends?

In a letter received from a reader I once again was hit with a familiar issue amongst women – seems we moms have issues and hurt feelings that come up over our friendships with other women. A lot. Yeah, I have been there – I get it…totally.  But, through the Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Be The Mom

Roof Crashers

There are times in my momlife where I sit in amazement of who my children are becoming. He sheepishly walked in from Echo – the Wednesday night youth gathering at our church – and as he looked up at me I could see emotion in his face. He grinned slightly Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Friendships

Disappointing A Friend

Friendships are hard because each friend has her own set of expectations based on her life experiences, life circumstances and personal needs. Lately, as I have been coaching my teens on their friendships, it has caused me to analyze my own friendships. It pains me to say it, but at Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Friendships

Friend Thing

Today I went and met with my friend Jenn – she’s pretty wonderful. We did the whole meet at the coffee shop and sit and chat thing. We totally lost track of time and ended up there nearly three hours. Yeah…sweet. {umm…some things didn’t get done today…and it really is Read more…

By Tracey, ago