One of the best things about good mothers is that they remind their children to take care of themselves.
Sometimes when we have so much going on, it's easy to forsake the things that seem like personal luxuries - for example, our morning run. But it isn't a luxury at all, when it is the thing that allows us and empowers us to face everything else.
Times of transition are strenuous, but I love them. They are an opportunity to purge, rethink priorities, and be intentional about new habits. We can make our new normal any way we want.
I realize that I am typically vulnerable only when and where and how much it suits me. I can choose my writer words and even go back and edit.