Parenting

A journey of not-knowing, Open your mind to enthusiasm and discovery. -Enter with curiosity and joy- Do what you can with love, Parenting. A vortex of memories, old and new, Open your heart with compassion. -Enter to uncover wisdom through fault- Proceed without set expectation, Parenting. An adventure for learning, Open the gates, prepared toContinue reading “Parenting”

She Will Bloom

She feels secure with her parents’ support Not admitting she’s secure with herself There are things, bold and daring, that she hopes To receive freely without hardship It cannot be received without a trial Nothing is free in the journey of life Some prices are small, and others are big No matter the price, growingContinue reading “She Will Bloom”

We are Both Here to Discover

Guide me on my way Don’t tell me all the answers Be open to my blunders Stay steady with your love We are both here to discover As a mother, I imagine my child saying these words to me so she will have room for growth. As a child, I remember longing for the spaceContinue reading “We are Both Here to Discover”

Parenting is Long-Term

No matter the stresses of today, parenting is long-term Despite the success seen today, parenting is long-term Respect what your instincts say in the now Though each situation is distinct, parenting is long-term Accept the turbulent journey For it reaps excellent rewards, parenting is long-term Celebrate whenever they achieve It gives reason to believe and,Continue reading “Parenting is Long-Term”

Soccer Coach

Photo by Jeffrey F Lin on Unsplash Alan ran out onto the soccer field after his daughter, Ashley, and her team. He missed his soccer days and was excited to share his experience with the young team. Though he no longer played soccer, he felt eager to be a part of Ashley’s life. Alan recalledContinue reading “Soccer Coach”