Anger Is Fun, Or Why All Those Outraged People Annoy You

[click for photo credit] In college I was Queen of the Boycott. As a Social Work major, it was my job to know about all the evil going on. Boycotting businesses, corporations or people was the only sane response to ALL THIS DESPICABLE INJUSTICE OUT HERE!!!!!! Because if you're not outraged, you're not paying attention. … Continue reading Anger Is Fun, Or Why All Those Outraged People Annoy You

Just Apply Compassion {A Guest Post}

{Today we hear from journalist and blogger Tiffany Roney on the topic of forgiveness and a little secret she learned to let go of pain and hurt. When she sent this post to me a few weeks ago, I had no idea it would powerfully work its way into my life with perfect timing. Tomorrow I … Continue reading Just Apply Compassion {A Guest Post}

Anger management: how it’s going out here

Two weeks ago, I took a crazy challenge. But it was about time. Inspired by the brave mom at The Orange Rhino, I committed not to yell at my son for 365 days. With certain caveats, like safety and distance, of course. That was 14 days ago. So now it's confession time, right? How have I actually … Continue reading Anger management: how it’s going out here

Anger Management for Moms: the 365 Day Challenge

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about anger. My anger. The kind that fills me up with sadness and regret. The kind I dive into in the moment and feel I'm drowning in the next. Since I wrote about it, read about anger from other moms and started paying attention to my volume and emotion, … Continue reading Anger Management for Moms: the 365 Day Challenge