80 Things

I was sitting at the piano this evening and my husband said, "Your Mom tried calling my phone." I checked my phone and I saw a missed call from my Mom and a text message [...]

Surf’s Up

She used to keep the workbooks after the school year was over; keep the leftover pages that hadn’t been used. At school she was quiet and shy, but at home she was talkative. They said [...]

I Chose

There are times in life when each of us must choose. Sometimes the choice is between paths that we lead ourselves to; maybe two, maybe three, or maybe more. And sometimes there are paths that [...]

ABOUT BLOG – This blog is a journal of sorts; a journal of my journey. Many people know me as an Early Childhood Advocate, Owner/Director of a Nature Early Childhood Center, Consultant… yada yada yada. But those chapters are only a part of my story. Those are what people see and if I’m honest with myself, they’re part of my overachieving self that I’ve used to avoid things that are not always so easy or fun. But I’ve learned that it is what has happened along the way, even the paragraphs and chapters of my journey that aren’t perfect, or warm and fuzzy, that have taught me more than I could ever learn in a classroom. So, I’m retiring. I’m retiring from being an Overachiever… It’s a work in progress.
I’ve always firmly believed that we can all learn from each other’s journeys. I invite you to follow along on mine. I can’t promise it will always be “Well with my Soul”. There will be moments where “The Struggle is Real” and some that are just plain “Meh”. Because like it or not, we all have to feel “all of the feels”. My hope is that others will feel empowered to take the plunge and do the purposeful work of retiring themselves as an over-achiever. So here it is, my journey; my Confessions of an Ex-Overachiever… almost.

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