Validation Shmalidation

Validation Shmalidation

“When you enter a mindset, you enter a new world. In one world–the world of fixed traits–success is about proving you’re smart or talented. Validating yourself. In the other–the world of changing qualities–it’s about stretching yourself to learn something new. Developing yourself.”  – Carol S. Dweck Image credit: Shutterstock I’m hoping all you bloggers out […]

Dropping Katie Off at College

Dropping Katie Off at College

It amuses me that I am never at a loss for words unless it requires me to share my emotions.  Talking about what I am feeling, especially when I’m in the grips of an emotional moment, renders me speechless.  So it was yesterday on the ten-hour drive back from New York City. After kissing and […]

All Too Quickly

All Too Quickly

It creeps up on you.  All too quickly they grow up.  One day their chubby, little arms are wrapped around your neck giving you the sweetest, slobbery kisses and the next day they are loading up the car with carelessly packed boxes of bedding and clothes heading off to college. From the state of my […]