I was struggling with overload last night, and again this morning. Try as I might to pinpoint the source, so I could address it, it just wasn’t coming. I was a stressful blank….http://christieleightaylor.com/friends-keep-your-heart-light/
20 May 2015 Leave a comment
in Awareness, Down syndrome, Family, Friendship, Parenting, Special Needs Tags: adoption, Advocacy, Autism, awareness, Children, compassion, Down syndrome, faith, Family, friends, friendship, mom blog, parenting, self care, self love, Special Needs
13 May 2015 Leave a comment
in Children, Compassion, daughter, Family, Inspiration, Love, Mommy Blog, Self Love Tags: Children, compassion, coping, daughter, Family, happiness, Inspiration, inspirational, love, mom blog, spirituality
I am driving,
she sits next to me,
the same as every Tuesday….
10 May 2015 Leave a comment
in Autism, Children, Down syndrome, Friendship, Inspiration, Mommy Blog, Mothers, Mothersday, Parenting, Special Needs Tags: Autism, Children, compassion, Down syndrome, friends, friendship, girlfriends, Inspiration, Momblog, Mothers Day, self care, self love, Special Needs, spiritual
There is a small group of moms sitting together at a local restaurant. They are sipping on a cool drink, it’s an unusually warm day for early May in Michigan…http://christieleightaylor.com/moms-around-the-table/
05 May 2015 Leave a comment
Do not strive for peace…Do not strive for happiness… http://christieleightaylor.com/find-your-light/
01 May 2015 Leave a comment
Wil and I were talking before bed last night, and he shared some things with me that made him sad. We talked through them, and he went to be with a smile on his face, but I was left feeling overwhelmed….http://christieleightaylor.com/creating-ripples/
29 Apr 2015 Leave a comment
This morning, Wil stopped eating his breakfast and said, “Mom, my tooth is falling out!” And, sure enough his tooth was very loose.
Katherine was in the kitchen eating her breakfast, too, and she said, “Mom, why does he still have baby teeth and the big teeth are almost fully grown behind them?”….http://christieleightaylor.com/sometimes-it-just-happens-naturally/
23 Apr 2015 Leave a comment
in Down syndrome, Family, Meditation, mindfulness, Mommy Blog, Self Love, Spiritual Tags: Down syndrome, Family, happiness, kids, meditation, mindfulness, mom blog, self care, self love, Special Needs, specialneeds
This morning, Wil was sitting on his bed and I was kneeling on the floor beside him, strapping on his ankle braces before I slipped his shoes on over them. He couldn’t see my face because I had my head bent down, focused on the task at hand.
Wil said to me, “Mommy, are you happy?”
Without looking up, I replied, “Yes, honey I am.”
“Let me see.” …http://christieleightaylor.com/are-you-happy/