Why I Don’t Do My Best at Everything

I’ve long since thought that our society has a bit of a superhero complex—not only¬†are superhero movies bigger and more popular than ever, but I’ve noticed that even for us “regular humans,” we’re often expected to be “superheroes” in the sense that we put this pressure on ourselves to do everything (and do it amazingly …

Reflection

A Shifting of Priorities

I made a comment today that pregnancy has made me feel like a completely different person–one I’ve never met before, and one I’m definitely not used to. If you had asked me before to describe myself in 3 words, one word that I would ALWAYS include on the list would be “motivated.” Pregnancy has changed …

To-Be List

While the rest of our holiday weekend hasn’t exactly been as magical as planned (for starters, our heater blew out last night and we have been freezing all day, hence the Matt-burrowing-into-his-coat picture above), I did have the chance to get started on this week’s To-Be List. Can I share something pretty miraculous first? So …

To-Be List

A few months ago, the woman teaching Relief Society made a comment like this, “We make to-do lists, but why not to-be lists?” Although the comment made a strong impression on me, I didn’t really do much about it at the time. Meanwhile, over the past two weeks or so, I’ve had the awesome opportunity …