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Practicing Wild Kindness (in the midst of turmoil)

I have a cousin who is a school-based Social Worker and Peaceful Parenting Coach, (>shameless plug< **Confluence Parenting, LLC.) He’s married to a dedicated, creative, tenacious public school Math teacher. They are also parents to two totally awesome young boys. As hard as the last couple weeks have been for all of us, I think […]

Expectation v. Hope

“Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional.” (Karen Casey) Expectations It’s often said, in various forms, that “expectations are resentments waiting to happen.” A lot of people I’ve shared that with, hate it. When I probe deeper it almost inevitably turns out that the naysayer has their expectations twined up tightly with their hope. Letting go […]