Healthy Boundaries During a Fight with a Friend

On the heels of On Calling Bullshit, I was, naturally, presented with an opportunity to indeed call someone’s bullshit. When I wrote that post in July, I thought there would be only feelings of great achievement if I were to call out another person for the crap they were giving me. I thought I would … Continue reading Healthy Boundaries During a Fight with a Friend

Healthy Boundaries with Words

Having healthy boundaries with words is a big deal. The things we say will make or break us as individuals and our words directly affect every aspect of every relationship. When we are careful and measured with our words we can maintain our relationships. Contrarily, being brash and cruel leads to hurt feelings and contempt … Continue reading Healthy Boundaries with Words

Healthy Boundaries with Social Media

Right now, I know too much. I know the first, middle, and last names of all the children and husbands of the “career women” I follow on Instagram. I know what they wore today, what their kids ate for lunch, and what they bought at Target, among other useless information. I follow these women because … Continue reading Healthy Boundaries with Social Media

Healthy Boundaries With Toddlers

I imagined that “terrible twos” entailed the child throwing themselves on the ground, screaming, crying, and stomping their feet. I also imagined that it wouldn’t bother me, that I would simply walk away and let it be. I’m happy to report that on some occasions this is a true tale of events: I gracefully walk … Continue reading Healthy Boundaries With Toddlers